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St Benedict's Catholic School

St Benedict's
Catholic School

Reading and Literacy Champion

Job Title: Reading and Literacy Champion
Salary: Grade 4 – SCP 7-12 20,092 - 23,541 Pro rata
Job Term:

37 hours per week. 8am-4.30pm Mon-Thurs and 8am-4.00pm Friday Term time only

Appointment: Permanent
Place of work: St Benedict’s Catholic School

Required from Easter 2021 or sooner

We are looking for an individual who loves books and literature to join our school community and share an enthusiasm for reading with our students. This is a new post, which aims to enhance student experience and engagement with reading. The role involves direct work with students, supporting and leading reading interventions but also through extra-curricular activities before and after school as well as the physical running and administration of the library. The Reading and Literacy Champion will promote reading across the curriculum and liaise with the Head of English and other middle and senior leaders to support whole school literacy and a culture of reading.
St Benedict’s is a ‘Good’ school (Sept 2016) with a strong reputation and a supportive local community.  Our school is committed to our mission as a Catholic community and seeks to help all our young people achieve their potential both academically and personally. We can offer you a positive environment where you will be encouraged to progress further in your career should you wish, supported by a team of staff who are very hardworking and dedicated to the school. If you have any questions about the vacancy, the school or your potential application you are warmly invited to contact the school.



Closing date: 09.00 Monday 24 January 2022
Interviews: w/c 31 January 2022

Further details:

St Benedict’s Catholic School
Beetons Way,
Bury St Edmunds,
Suffolk, IP32 6RH

Tel: 01284 775712
Fax: 01284 70192