KS1 Phonics Programme Director

September 2017

An exciting and unique opportunity to take the lead in a major project funded through the first round of the DfE’s Strategic School Improvement Fund, aiming to improve the mastery of phonics knowledge at KS1.

Excalibur Teaching School Alliance is recruiting for the role of Phonics Programme Director to take the lead in the delivery of this project. We’re looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual, who has a passion for and real understanding of phonics and how it should be delivered in the classroom. The ideal candidate will have experience of leadership and staff management and will report to the Excalibur Teaching School Alliance based at St John’s, Marlborough.

Details of the post:

Category  : Project Management, Education sector
Contract Type  : Fixed Term 19-21 month contract ending July 2019
Salary  : £45,000 FTE (0.80 £36,000)
Location  : Based at St John’s, Marlborough but working across Wiltshire, Swindon and South Gloucestershire


Closing Date: 4th October, 2017

Interview Date: TBA

Supporting Documents:

For information about the application process and all necessary forms, please see the “Supporting Documentation for Application Process” page.

Excalibur Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.