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English Hub Literacy Specialist - Fixed Term

Kingsnorth CEP School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-3140-119T
  • Posted:24/06/2020
  • Pay:See application pack
  • Start Date:1 September 2020
  • App Close Date:03/07/2020 at 16:00
  • Interviews:w/c 6 July 2020



We are looking to recruit Literacy Specialist Teachers to join our existing English Hub team.

This is an exciting leadership role which will give you the capacity to support improvements in literacy in schools.

As the initial focus of the English Hub work is around phonics and early reading, we are looking for outstanding classroom practitioners who have significant experience and a proven track record of teaching and leading systematic synthetic phonics in Reception and Key Stage 1.

Literacy Specialists will offer intensive support to schools to develop phonics, reading and early language development through high-level coaching and mentoring. You will take part in a National Training Programme offered by the English Hub Training Centre, beginning in the Summer Term 2020.

This is initially for a fixed term contract of 1 year commencing September 2020.

If you are interested in applying to become a Literacy Specialist, please download the application form at the link below, complete and return to Gemma Tree. enghubadmin@kingnsorth.kent.sch.uk

Deadline for applications: by 4pm on 3 July 2020

Interviews: Week commencing 6 July 2020

We would like to carry out observations of phonics teaching either via video-link or in school, this will be arranged individually with short-listed applicants.

Download documents below:

Kingsnorth English Hub Literacy Specialist Application Form

Confirmation of participant and Headteacher commitment (Electronic signatures)

Kingsnorth English Hun Literacy Specialist Application Form Information

Information about the school

Kingsnorth CE Primary School is an exciting and vibrant place to learn and develop. We were judged as outstanding in our SIAMS. In our most recent OFSTED as a ‘Good School’ We are also one of 32 English Hub school’s across the country. We are an active and leading school within Aquila (The Diocese of Canterbury Academies Trust - www.diocant-aquila.org.) where we are formally linked with Brenzett CEP through our Executive Headteacher, providing opportunities and development across both schools.

We work in strong partnership with other schools across Ashford, South Kent and beyond, providing support and learning opportunities for our staff.

We are situated next to the church in the heart of Kingsnorth village, south of Ashford. We are a large 2 form entry school with 420 children on roll. We have strong links with the local Church and Community. Our supportive Governing Body and active PFA play key roles in school life.

Kingsnorth CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, promoting the welfare of our community through our strong Christian Values and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to provide excellent references, proof of qualifications, police, health and online checks, other essential recruitment checks and to undertake an enhanced disclosure to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.