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Literacy Lead

  • Employer: Sanders Draper School
  • Reference: SCH/24/280067
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Sanders Draper
Closing on 20/05/2024 at 11:00
Enhanced DBS Check
Permanent | Full Time
Full Time hours per week.

Sanders Draper School

part of the Success for All Educational Trust

Suttons Lane, Hornchurch, RM12 6RT

Tel: 01708 443068

Email: enquiries@sandersschool.org.uk

Website: sandersscdhool.org.uk

Twitter: @Sanders_Draper

Headteacher: Mr Stuart Brooks BSc (Hons)


Literacy Lead

Salary: Equivalent MPS (Outer London)  TLR3 £2500

Start Date: Required for September 2024 start 

Contract:  Permanent


We seek to appoint an outstanding teacher to join our English Faculty. The successful applicant will be instrumental in contributing towards the continued development of our faculty as we strive for excellence.  The successful applicant will be part of a team that ensures high quality first teaching and targeted student intervention programmes which lead to excellent student progress. This post would be ideal for either a strong ambitious and aspiring teacher or a qualified and experienced teacher. The faculty is a strength of the school and there is real expertise and passion within the area.  The faculty work well as a team and can offer a supportive and happy environment that both staff and students enjoy.


  • Oversee whole school literacy initiatives
  • Develop a love for literacy and reading throughout the school
  • Implement testing and intervention strategies
  • Contribute to the improvement of English in all departments
  • Promote the use of the school library
  • Teacher of English
  • Engage parents in a literacy journey


  • Proven experience in driving literacy improvements
  • Strong background in testing and intervention methods
  • Expertise in English teaching 


  • Opportunity to make a significant impact on student literacy
  • Professional development opportunities within SFAET
  • Collaborative work environment 
  • Work with supportive colleagues

Why Join Us:

  • Be part of a school that values inclusivity and personalised education
  • Contribute to developing successful, independent learners with excellent skills
  • Engage in truly memorable experiences with students to help them discover their passion


For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the school please contact the school on 01708 443068, email vmurphy@sandersschool.org.uk or visit our website www.sandersschool.org.uk. We welcome visits to the School.

To apply please click Apply Here


Closing Date: 20th May 2024 11am                            

Interviews to be held from: 21st May 2024 


We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient suitable applications for the role.

If you are interested in the role, please submit your application as early as possible.  

The use of AI is forbidden to assist in any way with the interview/ application process.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. The Sanders School is an equal opportunities employer. “We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce. Applications are welcome from all sections of the community regardless of gender, gender identity, ethnic origin, disability, age or sexual orientation.



Havering Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The protection of our pupils from abuse is the responsibility of all staff within our schools, superseding any other considerations. Therefore Havering Schools comply with the Department for Education ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ guidance.

It is an offence to apply for a post which involves engaging in regulated activity relevant to children if you are barred from doing so. Please be advised that, again in line with ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, shortlisted candidates (who wish to accept an invite to interview) will be required to submit, prior to their interview, a self-declaration of their criminal record or information that would make them unsuitable to work with children. Upon submission of this information, online checks may be carried out.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure check. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from obtaining a position with the School.

Equal Opportunities

Havering Schools aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all. We are committed to equal opportunities in employment regardless of gender, marital status, race, colour, nationality (including citizenship), ethnic or national origins, disabilities, age, sexual orientation, responsibility for dependants, religious or political affiliation and trade union activities. All matters related to employment are decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

How to apply

To apply please click Apply now - SFAET Recruitment


Further information on this vacancy

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