Teacher of Functional Skills - Literacy

Brighton, East Sussex
Based on a 52 week contract
23 Jan 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Do you stand out from the crowd?


You could make a difference……..


St. John’s is a specialist school and college offering high quality education and care for young people aged 7-25 with a wide range of special educational needs.


We currently have a fantastic opportunity to join our teaching staff with the following vacancy:


Teacher of Functional Skills - Literacy The position is based at our College Site in Brighton and will be supporting our 19 – 25 learners.


Teacher of Functional Skills - Literacy


The role of the Teacher of Functional Skills – Literacy is important in ensuring that the School and College meet the educational, social, emotional and physical needs of all Learners. St. John’s aims to work on a ‘team approach’ but there are specific roles and responsibilities attached to this post:


To raise standards of learner attainment and achievement within the curriculum and to monitor and support all learners’ progress. To ensure the provision of an appropriate, relevant and differentiated literacy curriculum. To teach functional skills including to Pathway 1 learners. To assist staff to embed literacy across the curriculum and within the residential settings. To assist in the sharing of good practice in literacy teaching across other curriculum areas. To deliver high quality literacy teaching, learning and assessment across the age / ability range. To support the development of the learners’ skills of independence and employability, through the delivery of relevant literacy programmes. The full job description for the vacancy can be downloaded from our website. Please contact our Recruitment Assistant on 01273 244047 for further information.


All job applicants will be required to provide 2 referees (one must be your most recent employer) and undertake an enhanced DBS Disclosure. This process forms part of our recruitment and safeguarding policy.


Regrettably, we will only accept applications on our company application form which can be downloaded from our website.


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