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Lead Teacher

 

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Any school, ideally where the Literary Curriculum is used as a whole-school approach

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Voluntary

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September 2022

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Part-time/flexible, reviewed yearly

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Expressions of interest to be received  by 30/6/22

 

Who you are…

We are looking for enthusiastic teachers to join our Lead Teacher programme from varied geographical locations.  You are an experienced practitioner who has used the Literary Curriculum to develop a love of literature and raise standards in your class.

What you’ll be doing…

  • You'll love sharing your passion with others and be willing to invite teachers and senior leaders into your classroom from time to time, to share your practice.
  • You'll be keen to write blogs about different aspects of the Teach Through a Text approach and other elements of your practice, to be published on our website.
  • You'll write case studies detailing your school's journey using the Literary Curriculum, to be published on our site.

You’ll need to…

  • Have experience of teaching using the Literary Curriculum, ideally across multiple year groups or phases.
  • Ideally be part of a school that uses the Literary Curriculum as a whole-school approach.
  • Be enthusiastic about delivering and embedding a book-based curriculum.
  • Have an area of expertise or particular interest, e.g. Early Years, Reading, Drama etc.

Who we are…

The Literacy Tree is a privately owned educational consultancy, registered and headquartered in the United Kingdom. The Literacy Tree was founded in 2012 with the sole objective of empowering schools to have the subject knowledge to teach English effectively through use of quality children’s literature. 

We believe in a friendly and supportive work culture.  The Literacy Tree is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace: we welcome applications from anyone regardless of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

What’s next?

Send your CV and a covering letter detailing why you would like to be considered as a Lead Teacher to us at info@theliteracytree.co.uk.

We will arrange to observe potential Lead Teachers teaching English in their setting.

Advisory Panel Member

 

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Online, Zoom

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Voluntary

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Autumn 2022

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Part-time, flexible, reviewed yearly

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Expressions of interest to be received by 15/7/22

 

Who you are…

We are looking for enthusiastic teachers to join our Advisory Panels.  You are a practitioner who has used the Literary Curriculum and has a passion for children's literature.

What you’ll be doing…

  • You will sit on one of three panels that meet yearly to ensure our chosen texts meet standards of inclusivity and authenticity in terms of representation of cultures and communities. Our advisory panels are used to provide advice and guidance in a non-executive function and are a non-decision making forum. The three panels are as follows:

    • Race & Cultures Representation Advisory Panel
    • LGBTQ+ Advisory Representation Panel
    • Disabilities & SEND Representation Advisory Panel
  • You'll be contactable at other ad hoc points throughout the year to offer perspectives about new texts we are considering adding to the curriculum.
  • You'll recommend books from time to time to the panel.

 

You’ll need to…

  • Have experience of teaching using the Literary Curriculum.
  • Ideally be part of a school that uses the Literary Curriculum as a whole-school approach.
  • Be an avid reader of children's literature.
  • Be from or have experience of the varying communities our books represent.

 

Who we are…

The Literacy Tree is a privately owned educational consultancy, registered and headquartered in the United Kingdom. The Literacy Tree was founded in 2012 with the sole objective of empowering schools to have the subject knowledge to teach English effectively through use of quality children’s literature. 

We believe in a friendly and supportive work culture.  The Literacy Tree is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace: we welcome applications from anyone regardless of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

What’s next?

Get in touch detailing which Advisory Panel you would be like to be considered for, and why, either by email to info@theliteracytree.co.uk, by phone on 0203 196 0140 or by post to The Literacy Tree, LF1.9 The Leather Market, Weston Street, London, SE1 3ER.  Please let us know if you have specific access requirements.

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