Leader of Literacy and class teacher

Hours: Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR2B

The postholder will deliver a strategic direction and development in Language and Literacy to ensure that our provision and achievement are outstanding.

The postholder will work closely with the wider senior leadership team.

The successful candidate will clearly demonstrate care for children and an understanding of how to help them make good academic progress.  They will have excellent communication skills and be both self-motivating and a supportive team member.

Argyle is a thriving, busy and high-achieving school where children make very good progress due to their good attitude to learning and the teamwork and commitment of staff.

The subject leader will take lead responsibility for providing leadership and management for English/literacy to secure:
• High-quality teaching and subject knowledge of staff
• A coherently planned and sequenced curriculum in English
• Improved standards of learning and achievement for all
• Consistent assessment and accurate teacher judgements within the subject
• Effective use of resources