Given that January 2021 I have been working for Ormiston Academies Rely on as Senior Lead Practitioner for English. I experienced no notion when I started out how significantly I’d appreciate working for OAT or how a great deal I’d relish the position of supporting English and literacy across a countrywide network of 43 universities stretching from Grimsby to Cowes, from Runcorn to Chichester, and from Walsall to Ipswich.As you can picture this is way also big a position for a single individual and I was very privileged to inherit a team of 4 terribly gifted regional direct practitioners who mainly do all the perform and make me appear substantially much better than I am. I’m quite proud of what we’ve accomplished in excess of the past year, but there is loads more we need to do to make the English provision at OAT the incredibly most effective it can be for 30,000+ pupils we provide.

I’m really fired up to say that we now expanding the crew and recruiting for an additional English Regional Lead Practitioner to guidance our Academies in London and the South.

This will be an unbelievably various position. Not only will you perform throughout 4 secondary educational institutions, you will also be doing the job with Substitute Provision and Unique schools. You will also devote some time operating on nationwide assignments which will involve operating on the English curriculum, supplying CPD and establishing lecturers at each individual stage of their professions. You are going to be joining a vastly gifted workforce of English experts who have acquired a prosperity of working experience in undertaking comparable roles and will be equipped to present assist and camaraderie. They only actual draw back is that you’d be functioning for me.

If you are intrigued in implementing, or if you know some one else who might be, do acquire a search at the career particulars here. Apart from all the stuff in the work description, what I’m hunting for is someone who life and breathes English, who has wide understanding of the issue and constantly eager to understand a lot more. I’d definitely like to appoint another person who will challenge my thinking and will not be concerned to say if they assume I’m obtaining some thing improper.

We’ve intentionally determined not to market on TES, so your assist in sharing this would be vastly appreciated. If you want to get in contact to discuss about the detail of the role, please do. The closing day for applications is 31st March – I appear ahead to hearing from you.