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  • Writer's pictureAlisdair Adams

English Teacher with Literacy Lead - Cambridgeshire, St Ives - £30,000 - £44,870

Call/email Ellie or Alisdair at Integritas for a full job description and an application form.

Position: English Teacher with Literacy Lead

Location: Cambridgeshire, St Ives

Salary: £30,000 - £44,870 Plus £2,500 lead allowance

Hours: 40 hours per week, Mon - Fri

This school is part of a Group of over 26 SEN schools across the UK - the 5th largest provider of SEN education in the UK.



  • PGCE, Qualified Teacher Status or equivalent teaching qualification in English and evidence of in-service training is essential.

  • Postgraduate diploma in SEN is desirable.

  • Experience of working in a special school environment and in particular with students with SEMH is desirable.

  • Experience of successfully delivering a differentiated curriculum to students with a wide range of needs from non-readers to students aiming for GCSE English is desirable.


  • Excellent knowledge of English within the national curriculum to support a range of students abilities and knowledge base.

  • Working knowledge of SEMH students with complex needs including ASD.

  • Knowledge, understanding and experience of autism and associated co-morbid conditions and how these can affect learning.

  • Curriculum development and implementation for pupils with SEN and in particular autism


  • Life assurance

  • Competitive Pension

  • Perkbox - offering high street discounts

  • Employee assistance programme

  • Car lease scheme

  • Fully funded training and qualifications

  • Bike to work scheme

  • Free membership to the school's Health cash back plan - Claim back money on services such as dental, optical, physio and many more.

The role:

This school is a bespoke secondary school that opened in September 2022. The students are aged 11-16 year olds with a range of complex learning needs including social, emotional and mental health needs, speech, language and communication difficulties and autism. Be part of something great, you will be delivering high quality teaching and learning to the students.

The school are looking to recruit an English Teacher with Literacy Lead to join the team.

Key duties:

  • To contribute to the delivery and development of the curriculum, having regard to the educational, physical and social needs of the students within a learning environment.

  • Be responsible for the high quality of teaching and learning of all students who are assigned to the post holder, having responsibility for their literacy skills, progress, welfare and outcomes.

  • Supervise the work of any support staff, who are assigned to work with the post holder’s students.

  • To have an up to date knowledge and understanding of the professional duties of teachers and the statutory framework within which teachers work.

  • To take responsibility for implementing school policies and practice, including those relating to safeguarding and equality of opportunity.

  • Provide leadership across the school in literacy

  • Monitoring quality and standards

  • Leading on literacy focused interventions for all identified

  • Leading on reading and writing across the school, being ambitious for all students.

  • Contributing to school planning and self-evaluation with passion and focus

  • Providing professional support to other teachers and support staff

  • Advising the Head Teacher on appropriate resources and materials

  • Leading appropriate professional development.

  • To implement the aims of the school.

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and we are therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

Integritas Education Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment business for this position.

As a result of the volume of applications, If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received, then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.


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