We are seeking LRC and Phonics Co-ordinators to manage and develop Learning Resource Centres and deliver outstanding phonics sessions to early readers across the Trust. You will be joining the Trust at an exciting time. In September 2022 each of our secondary academies received significant investment to their Learning Resource Centre with a complete refurbishment of the space and investment in new resources.
Working collaboratively with senior leaders, middle leaders and the Director of Reading, our LRC and Phonics Co-Ordinator will promote reading for pleasure in all subjects to support learners’ acquisition of knowledge; manage and develop a new library space and corresponding resources in line with the trust vision for reading; and deliver outstanding phonics sessions to early readers across the academy.Key responsibilities
● To establish and maintain a vibrant and engaging library which is central to the academic provision of Dudley Academies Trust.
● To build a whole school reading culture (academic and reading for pleasure) within and beyond the library space.
● To support staff with disciplinary literacy provision via resource and text-based support.
● To deliver phonics provision to learners as part of the Read Write Inc Fresh Start program.Closing date – Sunday 27th November 2022- we reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the date advertised.
All successful applicants will need to undertake an enhanced disclosure and barring service check and children and adults barred list checks, where the applicant will be employed in a regulated activity.
Dudley Academies Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds, including disabled, and black and ethnic minority applicants.
Dudley Academies Trust was formed in September 2017 under the sponsorship of Dudley College of Technology. We have four secondary schools which are St James Academy, The Link Academy, Pegasus Academy, Beacon Hill Academy and two Primary schools which are Blowers Green Primary and Kates Hill Primary. The Trust when combined with the sponsor, annually supports 8,500 young people aged 4 to 19 years old and employs almost 1,300 staff.
The Trust recognises that our staff are our most valuable asset and investing in our people is a key strategic priority for the Trust. A common and extensive programme of staff development operates across the Trust, this is extended to senior and middle leaders, aspiring leaders, teaching and support staff and non-qualified teachers.
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