Read Write Inc. Assessment Leader

Hill View Primary Academy, Bournemouth

Reach South Academy Trust is seeking a Read Write Inc. Assessment Leader to join the school in November 2020.

Post:                           Read Write Inc. Assessment Leader

Start Date:                  November 2020

Location:                    Hill View Primary Academy, Bournemouth

Salary Range:            BG4, SCP 6-9, £19,698 rising to a maximum of £20,903, pro rata per annum

Hours/Contract:         Term time only, part-time, permanent contract: 25 hours per week, (8.45am-3.00pm Monday to Friday)

The Role: We are looking for someone who is passionate about reading and books and who wants to help develop this in our pupils from the beginning of their time in school to ensure that every child becomes a fluent reader.

The Person: We need someone who understands the central place of teaching children to decode letter and sound relationships in order to fluently read and will become the key person at the centre of our Read Write Inc approach to teaching at Hill View.

They will need to have the confidence and independence to:

  • Manage their time to ensure all the assessment required are completed and the progress of individuals is monitored including taking the lead in organising appropriate interventions for staff to implement;

  • Deliver high quality Read Write Inc. lessons to groups of children and to share good practice with colleagues;

  • Support individual staff members (teachers and support staff) with their practice and resourcing of Read Write Inc.

  • Be happy and confident in working with groups of children as well as working with them on an individual basis.


Senior Leader support and training including RWI training (if required) will be provided as required.

School Background:  You will be joining Hill View Primary Academy at an exciting time as we continue to develop our curriculum to achieve the best possible outcomes for children. We have dedicated staff and our children love learning.  We are a forward thinking school that has an exciting values led curriculum

Trust Background:  Reach South is a young and developing Trust which operates across the South West of England with the aim of delivering all through 3-19 education.  We operate 14 academies in Plymouth, Bournemouth, Dorset and Wiltshire.

We are building this Trust on a clear set of values, behaviours and curriculum principles. At the heart of those values and principles is a belief in our young people and a determination to support them to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to become the successful citizens for today and all of their tomorrows. Our vision is to enable individual academies to flourish with curriculum autonomy, within a consistent framework of a metacognition focused pedagogy.  We are committed to collaboration with other schools, MATs, colleges, Local Authorities, employers and Government to bring the widest benefit to young people and our staff.


Our core business is delivering exceptional education for children and young people with a mission to help all pupils aspire to achieve beyond the expectations that others put on them.  We do this through the development of a talented and committed work force. In order to deliver exceptional opportunities for learning, we need highly motivated staff across all parts of the organisation.

Further Information: So if you think this role may be for you and want to be involved at this exciting time in our development, please get in touch by calling Caroline Roberts, Office Manager on 01202 514109 or email at for further information.


Job Description: Assessment Leader - Job Description

Person Specification:  Assessment Leader - Person Specification


To Apply:  Please send a completed application form (below) to 


Closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 21 October 2020 at midnight. The Trust reserves the right to close the job vacancy on receipt of sufficient applications without notification.   It is therefore vital that should you wish to apply for this post that you submit your application as soon as possible.


Interview Date:  Interviews will be held on Thursday 5 November 2020.


Opportunities and Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary plus LGPS pension, career progression and development opportunities with many other benefits.



Application Form

Prospective Applicant Letter

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Each post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Reach South Academy Trust has an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete and return the Equal Opportunities Monitoring form.  Please note the information you provide in this section of the form will stay confidential, and be stored securely and limited to only the Trusts Human Resources team and used for monitoring purposes only.

Telephone: 01752 987060



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Reach South Academy Trust is an exempt charity in England and Wales. Company number: 10151730