• Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    21 June 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    26 May 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Leadership
Subjects
English, KS1, KS2
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
MPS/UPR

Job summary

Writing Leader

Salary: Main Pay Scale/UPS + TLR 2b (£4943) per annum
Hours: Full time. Class based with leadership time out of class.
Start date: January 2022 (or sooner if possible)
Status: Permanent

Are you an experienced teacher with a passion for English? You may already be a leader or you may be looking for your first leadership role. Leigh Primary School has an exciting opportunity for a wonderful teacher to join our amazing team as Writing Leader.

Our vision and values:
Our vision is to develop an extraordinary school community where all of our children, families and staff are enabled to become empowered, engaged and ethical citizens.

We have strong values that guide our curriculum and the actions of both staff and children, making us a resilient community.
Humanity: we choose to be kind and compassionate
Excellence: we surpass expectations
Responsibility: we can imagine the world better
Openness: we listen, reflect and grow
Innovation: we stretch outside our comfort zone to uncover something new
Community: Together Everyone Achieves More (TEAM)

What we can offer you:

• friendly, polite and happy children who are ready to learn
• a supportive and caring team that works together to achieve the best outcomes for all
• the opportunity to collaborate with and benefit from the mutual support of the English Team: the Phonics Leader and the Reading Leader at Leigh Primary
• a well thought-through long term plan for writing that has been fully resourced with high quality texts and developed by English experts within Leigh Trust as well as external English experts
• bespoke continued professional development to help you on your journey in leadership
• support from a team of leaders across our Trust

What you’ll offer us:
• a desire to work at a school with our particular vision and values
• a passion for reading and writing
• a good understanding of what makes effective teaching and learning
• an ability to implement strategies for raising achievement for children in writing
• confidence, clarity and decisiveness as a leader
• outstanding communication skills with the ability to build trust and confidence with parents and staff
• the ability to support, motivate and challenge colleagues
• a drive and determination to succeed
• strong time management and personal management skills
• the ability to be proactive, flexible and creative in finding solutions

What the role entails (more information on the job description and specification):
• lead high-quality writing provision across the 2-form entry primary school which empowers others to teach well and leads to excellent learning outcomes and success for all children
• model effective teaching and coach and train colleagues
• support school improvement
• teach in Key Stage 2 (subject to change in future dependent upon your ambitions as well as the needs of the school), leading your year group

Additional allowances

TLR 2B (£4943 PA)

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
Primary
School size
506 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
01214642621

About Leigh Primary School

Our vision and values:
Our vision is to develop an extraordinary school community where all of our children, families and staff are enabled to become empowered, engaged and ethical citizens.

We have strong values that guide our curriculum and the actions of both staff and children, making us a resilient community.
Humanity: we choose to be kind and compassionate
Excellence: we surpass expectations
Responsibility: we can imagine the world better
Openness: we listen, reflect and grow
Innovation: we stretch outside our comfort zone to uncover something new
Community: Together Everyone Achieves More (TEAM)

What we can offer you:

• friendly, polite and happy children who are ready to learn
• a supportive and caring team that works together to achieve the best outcomes for all
• the opportunity to collaborate with and benefit from the mutual support of the English Team: the Phonics Leader and the Reading Leader at Leigh Primary
• a well thought-through long term plan for writing that has been fully resourced with high quality texts and developed by English experts within Leigh Trust as well as external English experts
• bespoke continued professional development to help you on your journey in leadership
• support from a team of leaders across our Trust

Arranging a visit to Leigh Primary School

We welcome and encourage visits of potential applicants, so if you are interested in
joining us please make an appointment to visit our school. Tel: 0121 464 2621 or email j.hamblin@leighji.bham.sch.uk (Please note that emails will not be monitored over the half-term break.)

School location

Leigh Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B8 2YH

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