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  • Start date details

    April 2024

  • Closing date

    19 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    2 February 2024

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Whole School Literacy Lead job summary

Whole School Literacy Lead


Full Time, Permanent

Required for April 2024


A vacancy for a Whole School Literacy Lead has arisen within our Multi Academy Trust. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious and outstanding practitioner to be based at John Willmott School.

John Willmott School is delighted to have achieved a ‘Good’ rating in their December 2023 Ofsted inspection. We are now seeking experienced, outstanding practitioners who share our passion to turn ‘Potential into Reality’. If you want to be part of our exciting journey, then please get in touch and arrange a visit.

You must be able to demonstrate a successful track record in raising attainment and will be an outstanding classroom practitioner.


Salary:                 MPS/UPS plus a TLR2b (£5,351 pa)


Hours:                 Full time


Location:            The role will be based at John Willmott School, Reddicap Heath Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75 7DY


Start Date:         Required for April 2024

What you will need to succeed


·        To share our passion for wanting the very best for our students and schools

·        To be committed to keeping our students safe

·        Be highly motivated and passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people with the natural ability to inspire and motivate

·        Be an outstanding teacher

·        Be emotionally intelligent with the ability to build strong working relationships with a variety of stakeholders

·        The passion and commitment to work in a fast paced, challenging yet always rewarding role

What you will get in return


·        Professional development is key to our ongoing success, so we invest in your development through training, mentoring and progression opportunities across our schools and Teaching School Hub

·        The opportunity to join our team of leading education experts and propel your career to the next level

·        A competitive salary

·        An Employee Assistance Programme and employee benefits package

·        Competitive pension scheme (Teachers Pension Scheme)

·        Professional Development & Wellbeing Days


What you need to do now


To apply for this role please visit our website: https://atlp.org.uk/vacancies/ and complete an online application form.

To arrange an informal chat about the role, please contact Gemma Aston, at gemma.aston@jws.bham.sch.uk    

Please note we do not accept CV’s; applications will only be considered if received on a digital ATLP application form.



Closing date:    9:00am, Monday 19th February 2024


This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020). This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website:



This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement of the role.


The Arthur Terry Learning Partnership (ATLP) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject pre-employment checks, including enhanced DBS, prohibition check, qualifications (where applicable), medical fitness, identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references which will be sought prior to interview. The ATLP is an equal opportunities employer.

We will carry out an online search about you for information that is publicly available online. This will include social media accounts you may hold. This will only be carried out on shortlisted candidates and before interview. This processing of data will be conducted under the legal basis of Article 6(e) public task in line with the guidance laid out in para 221 of Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) 2023. Any data collected during this search will be retained in line with our retention schedule which is available on request.

Please find a link to our safeguarding policy which we would encourage you to read prior to applying to work in our organisation ATLP Safeguarding policy 2023/2024

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About John Willmott School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
924 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

School location

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