Lead Teachers

Lead Teacher



Any school, ideally where the Literacy Tree is used as a whole-school approach




September 2023


Part-time/flexible, reviewed yearly


Expressions of interest to be received  by 30/6/23


Who you are…

We are looking for enthusiastic teachers to join our Lead Teacher programme from varied geographical locations.  You are an experienced practitioner who has used the Literary Curriculum to develop a love of literature and raise standards in your class.

What you’ll be doing…

  • You'll love sharing your passion with others and be willing to invite teachers and senior leaders into your classroom from time to time, to share your practice.
  • You'll be keen to write blogs about different aspects of the Teach Through a Text approach and other elements of your practice, to be published on our website.
  • You'll write case studies detailing your school's journey using the Literary Curriculum, to be published on our site.

You’ll need to…

  • Have experience of teaching using the Literary Curriculum, ideally across multiple year groups or phases.
  • Ideally be part of a school that uses the Literary Curriculum as a whole-school approach.
  • Be enthusiastic about delivering and embedding a book-based curriculum.
  • Have an area of expertise or particular interest, e.g. Early Years, Reading, Drama etc.

Who we are…

Literacy Tree is a privately owned educational consultancy, registered and headquartered in the United Kingdom. Literacy Tree was founded in 2012 with the sole objective of empowering schools to have the subject knowledge to teach English effectively through use of quality children’s literature. 

We believe in a friendly and supportive work culture.  The Literacy Tree is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace: we welcome applications from anyone regardless of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

What’s next?

Send your CV and a covering letter detailing why you would like to be considered as a Lead Teacher to us at info@literacytree.com.

We will arrange to observe potential Lead Teachers teaching English in their setting.

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