Primary Mastery Lead Teacher - English Otley Prince Henry's Grammar School Specialist Language College, Otley, West Yorkshire

Job description

Location: Collaborative Learning Trust - Otley, Bramhope, Leeds
Contract: 0.5/0.6 FTE temporary for one year

We are seeking an excellent practitioner with a track record of improving reading attainment through developing phonics, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension across the primary phase. Expected to work across a partnership of primary schools and support academic transition through close links and planning with secondary colleagues.

The role would suit an experienced and aspiring subject leader who is interested in getting whole school leadership experience and would involve 2½ days in schools working alongside colleagues, leading training and team teaching, plus ½ day planning and preparation time, reviewing progress and reporting to the MAT leaders. This role is for one year – appointment can be via a secondment if current school was agreeable.

The successful candidate needs to demonstrate:
• excellent subject knowledge
• an understanding of current theories about how children learn - in particular an interest (and ideally experience in) the Mastery Learning approach*)
• an ability to demonstrate a strategic approach to raising attainment
• an ability to lead training for colleagues
• experience of developing a positive reading culture for pupils, parents, and staff

*additional Mastery training available for the right candidate

The Collaborative Learning Trust places children at the very centre of everything that we do. The provision of key central services by the Trust enables individual schools to focus even more on providing an outstanding school experience for children and young people – in line with the Trust’s vision. As a recently formed Multi-Academy Trust, founded on existing school partnerships in Yorkshire, we are proud of what we have achieved so far and excited about the future.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and an Enhanced DBS check will be required for this post. We aim for diversity within our workforce.

Closing date Thursday 19 September 2019 at 12.00 noon

For more information and an application form please click on the 'Vacancies' tab at www.princehenrys.co.uk. Please note we do not accept CVs.

Essential educational requirements

Literacy
Degree or other appropriate qualification in English

Essential qualifications

Degree or other appropriate qualification in English
Primary QTS

Essential skills and experience

The successful candidate needs to demonstrate:
• excellent subject knowledge
• an understanding of current theories about how children learn - in particular an interest (and ideally experience in) the Mastery Learning approach*)
• an ability to demonstrate a strategic approach to raising attainment
• an ability to lead training for colleagues
• experience of developing a positive reading culture for pupils, parents, and staff

Employee benefits

MPS


About Otley Prince Henry's Grammar School Specialist Language College

Secondary school

Address
Farnley Lane, Otley, West Yorkshire, LS21 2BB
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Otley Prince Henry's Grammar School Specialist Language College website (opens in a new window)