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Assistant Director Literacy - CSET

Job title

  • Location:  Mangotsfield School, Mangotsfield, Bristol, BS16 9LH
  • Salary:   £55k - £60k experience dependent
  • Closing date:   Monday 19th April 2021
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 Assistant Director Literacy


Join us on our journey in making Every School a Great School

 

CSET is committed to equal opportunities and encourages applicants from all backgrounds and communities, as we recognise the importance and benefit this has for our pupils.

 

Roles such as this do not come along that often. 

Here at The Castle School Education Trust (CSET) we are on a journey to making each of our schools a great school. We are a progessive and agile workforce that are looking for an ambitious and inspirational individual. We need someone who is keen to make the most of this opportunity, who can motivate but also be able to demonstrate true leadership when resilience is required. 

The Person

We seek to appoint an outstanding and proven leader who has high aspirations, drive and the enthusiasm and commitment to lead the secondary school improvement activities for Literacy across the Trust as we move to the next stage in our development and achieve even greater success.

As this is a new role you will have full scope of making this role what it needs to be. So we need someone who is passionate about leading on curriculum progression and can be creative in how that looks. 

You will be able to build viable relationships across the Trust and be able to identify motivators so as to be an authentic influencer.

The Role

Reporting to the Director of Strategy for Curriculum, Teaching & Assessment, the role will provide a rare career opportunity for the post holder to demonstrate their impact on 5000 pupils in seven schools.

You will be responsible for developing the Literacy Curriculum, manage the performance of identified subject leaders, deliver teaching and learning improvement activities that drive improved Literacy secondary outcomes. The successful person will take the strategic lead for implementing the Trust School Improvement plan in specific schools. This will include deployment in key schools to ensure progress is rapid and secured. 

We can offer a competitive salary and a range of attractive benefits. If you are interested, please send your CV and a cover letter setting out how you meet the requirements of the role, to

Closing Date: 19th April 2021 Interview Date: 27th May 2021 Location: Mangotsfield School, BS16 9LH

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Director of Strategy, Dr James Richardson: james.richardson@cset.co.uk

 

Safeguarding Statement

CSET is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates are subject to child protection screening appropriate to the post, which will include an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check for the children’s workforce and a Children’s Barred List check.