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  • Start date details

    Sept 2023

  • Closing date

    20 April 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    19 February 2024

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Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover

Full-time equivalent salary


Teacher of English (Whole School Reading) job summary

We seek to appoint an outstanding, highly motivated teacher of English to join a dynamic and forward-thinking English team.

You will work closely with the senior leadership team and curriculum lead for English and be a key stakeholder in the development of our unique Reading programme across the secondary phase in our all-through school.

You will have the opportunity to work closely with English leaders across the Trust and have meaningful impact on the development and refinement of Trust-wide provision of Reading. As a through-school we are developing the provision of the Reading curriculum through the Key Stages, and you will work with primary colleagues in EYFS, KS1 and KS2 to build an innovative and ambitious Reading programme.

Our daily reading programme has been developed here at Tudor Grange Samworth Academy, and we are keen to ensure that this programme continues to flourish.

The chosen candidate will need to:

  • Be an excellent classroom practitioner
  • Have the ability to lead, motivate and inspire staff and pupils
  • Have a drive for continuing professional development
  • Have experience of managing change and development
  • Have high expectations of all pupils
  • Be committed to continuous improvement and engage in research
  • Be excited by the prospect and opportunities of working in a Multi Academy Trust

How to make an application:

To apply, complete the My New Term Application Form using the Supporting Statement section of the form to detail your suitability for the role, your motivation for making an application and how your knowledge, experience and training meet the person specification.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leicester.

The vacancy closes on Friday 19th April 2024 at midnight.

Interviews will take place on Thursday 25th April 2024

If you have any questions or would like to discuss this role further, please contact Stacey Nicholls, PA to the Principal on 01162780232 or at snicholls@samworth.tgacademy.org.uk

Website: www.samworth.tgacademy.org.uk

School Address: 50 Trenant Road, Leicester, LE2 6UA

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Tudor Grange Samworth Academy, A church of England School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 2 to 16
School size
961 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 16

Tudor Grange Samworth Academy one of a family of academies with a shared ethos, common values and collective goals. We are working together in a model of meaningful, focused collaboration to achieve excellence in our schools.

We are driven by four key values:

Our children will live ‘Happy, fulfilling lives’

Outstanding teaching and learning is our core focus

Outstanding Governance supports our schools

Leadership and professionalism drives continuous improvement

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