Primary Teacher Closing The Gap Full Time

Posted: 12.04.2019    Closes: 03.05.2019    Interview Date: Asap

About the Job

This is a position for applicants who have qualified teacher status. It is a part time position (0.5/0.6)

This is a unique role within our school structure, specifically supporting vulnerable pupils to develop their literacy and numeracy skills. We are looking for someone with a strong interest in working with pupils who have specific literacy and numeracy needs, someone who is committed to inclusive practices and has a genuine passion for teaching.
The role will involve teaching an engaging and creative primary style curriculum to targeted pupils in Years 7, 8 and 9. The candidate will be responsible for organising and delivering interventions in literacy and numeracy in order to help close the achievement gap, alongside contributing to the whole school development of literacy and numeracy. We are specifically looking for someone who can utilise assessment data effectively to plan lessons and target intervention, and has:
  • Experience and knowledge of teaching a literacy and numeracy catch-up curriculum to targeted pupils. Experience of teaching phonics and delivering targeted reading support programmes.
  • The potential to become an outstanding classroom practitioner with a real commitment to young people.
  • The ability to devise, plan and deliver highly-differentiated, interactive and stimulating lessons.
  • An awareness of current developments in teaching and learning and the curriculum.
  • High expectations of pupils and the belief that all pupils, whatever their background, can achieve their full potential.

If you would like to make an appointment to visit the school, or if you would like to discuss the role further then please contact the school via

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Please apply by downloading the application form, completing and submitting with your covering letter to

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  • Location: Lancashire
  • Start Date: 01.09.2019
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary : MPS/UPS

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Todmorden High School

Todmorden High School

Ewood Lane, Todmorden, Lancashire, OL14 7DG,

t: 01706 813558

We are an Aspirational, Inspirational and Remarkable school.
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