Burley Woodhead English Hub Literacy Specialist secondment opportunity

To be completed by: Fri 31 Jan 2020

Time: -Fri 31 Jan 2020 | Venue:

Burley Woodhead English Hub are looking for an outstanding reception/KS1 teacher to join their Literacy Specialist team, supporting schools in Bradford and North Yorkshire with phonics and early reading provision.

Burley and Woodhead CE Primary School has been designated by the DfE as one of 34 English Hubs based around England.  Our mission is to support schools in achieving excellence in early literacy, developing children who are confident, enthusiastic readers.

We currently have a team of 5 Literacy Specialists, supporting schools across Bradford, Craven, Richmondshire and Hambleton.  We are looking to appoint an additional outstanding reception/KS1 teacher to develop phonics and early reading across the region.

Our Literacy Specialists will:

· Have an excellent understanding of early language and reading development,

· Have a proven track record of fantastic teaching in reception and/or KS1, including age-appropriate phonics,

· Be passionate about instilling a love of reading in all children,

· Have experience of delivering effective school to school support.


The Literacy Specialists will continue to be based in their own school and work with the Hub on a regular basis, fully funded at SLE rate (equivalent of at least one day a week).


This will include:

· Leading showcase events highlighting effective early language, phonics and teaching of reading,

· Carrying out audits of reading provision in supported schools,

· Delivering 6 days of intensive support in target schools,

· Leading phonics and early reading training.


For more details and an application form, please email englishhub@burleywoodhead.com

Closing date for applications is Friday 31st January 2020.





Published: 07/01/2020
Audience: Reception/KS1 teachers, phonics leads, Headteachers, SLT
Contact: Joanne Siddall

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