Reading Intervention Leader

The Forest High School

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Join South Gloucestershire and Stroud Academy Trust and be part of educating the workforce of the future, whilst receiving training and development to support your transition into an exciting new career.

We’re really keen to hear from enthusiastic, committed potential employees of the future. For our part, we will provide you with a rewarding career and the development and support you need to make this transition successful.

You will become part of the SGS family, which includes other schools within the Trust and SGS College.

Many valuable staff benefits. Including:

  • Free Parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted shopping benefits
  • Excellent Pension Schemes: Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) for Corporate staff and Teachers Pension Scheme (TPS) for academic staff
  • Access to a wide variety of external health and wellbeing resources via SGS College’s occupational health portal.

What support is available to me?

You will be invited to attend our comprehensive induction programme and get up to date with all statutory and mandatory training. You will be entitled to a selection of training and development opportunities to support your professional and personal development.

SGS Academy Trust and The Forest High School have an exciting opportunity for a Reading Intervention Leader.

Reference: REQ000291

Salary Range: £31,779 – £36,963 per annum
(Salary is dependent on level of qualification and experience)

Contract Type: Full-Time and Fixed-Term until 31 August 2022
Hours: 37 hours per week

The Forest High School is situated in Cinderford, Forest of Dean. The Forest High School has engaged with some of the best learning providers in the county to establish a rich, extensive curriculum and to support classroom teaching. We at The Forest High School aim to inspire students to become confident, ethical and compelling individuals with the aspiration and qualities to shape a better future for all.

South Gloucestershire and Stroud College sponsor The Forest High School as part of their Multi-Academy Trust, and their size and range of expertise forms the basis of the support for schools within the Trust. For more information, please visit https://academytrust.sgscol.ac.uk/ SGS Academy Trust and The Forest High School have an exciting opportunity for a Reading Intervention Leader. Young adults with poor literacy and reading skills are more likely to be unemployed or in low paid jobs. They are more likely to suffer from depression, obesity and shortened life expectancy. At FHS we take a joined up student centred approach to ensuring that our students have every chance to become confident, ethical & compelling adults who want improve the lives of all in their communities.

We are looking for a driven & dedicated high skill reading intervention lead to work with our young people, to ensure that all students have age appropriate reading ages before they begin their GCSE studies.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities
❖ To raise the reading age of all students in the school, particularly those with reading ages of 1 or more years below their chronological age
❖ Develop and implement the Reciprocal Reading scheme across the School
❖ Develop and implement specialist 1:1 intervention for students whose reading age is below 8.5 years
Beneficial Skills & Qualifications
❖ Qualified Teacher Status
❖ Committed to Continue Professional Development
❖ Ability to promote parental engagement, developing positive relationships to support student progress

Why choose The Forest High School?
You will become part of the wider SGS family supporting you with your professional development, access to the Teachers Pension scheme, discounted shopping benefits, and access to a wide variety of external health and wellbeing resources.
If you are interested in this position please complete an online application form by clicking on apply.

Closing Date: Thursday 3rd June 2021
Expected Interview Date: w/c 7th June 2021

The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a satisfactory Disclosure Certificate, Enhanced with Children’s Barred list check, as a requirement of the job.
South Gloucestershire and Stroud Academy Trust welcomes applications from all sectors of the community and is an equal opportunities employer.
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Date Posted: 20/05/2021

Deadline for applications: 03/06/2021

Start date: 01/09/2021

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