March 19, 2024
Job Type
Short Summary
The successful candidate will be able to inspire and challenge every student, enabling them to make excellent progress. 
MPR, scale based on experience £30,000.00 - £41,133.00
Working Pattern
Full Time • Permanent
Closing Date
April 26, 2024


This role is based at Maiden Erlegh School in Reading & River Academy

The successful candidate will be:

  • Flexible in providing support and knowledge as needed and as the school grows.
  • An outstanding, research-informed practitioner with a proven record of raising attainment for students.
  • Able to inspire and challenge every student, enabling them to make excellent progress. Have a willingness to develop their own practice in line with our ethos of continuous improvement.

The school will be a part of the successful Maiden Erlegh Trust who currently operate eight other schools in Berkshire and South Oxfordshire. The Trust has a reputation for driving high standards and excellence in all its schools, with a strong track record of outcomes and improving OFSTED grading.

Our People Development Curriculum provides professional development pathways for every role within the Trust, both teaching and support staff, through which staff can tailor CPD to their own needs.

We have a proven track record of supporting ambitious staff in to middle and senior leadership posts and can offer opportunities to broaden your impact on the sector through the work of the Maiden Erlegh Institute. We are very happy to discuss flexible working arrangements, including part-time working and job-sharing.


Further information about some of the staff benefits that Maiden Erlegh Trust offers its employees, can be found on our website.

Staff Wellbeing is very important to us. As a staff member of Maiden Erlegh Trust these are just some of the examples of how we show our appreciation to staff.

  • We operate a system of ‘ME days’ allowing staff to request an additional day off per year to attend special events such as children’s sports days and graduations, family and friends' weddings.
  • CPD is available for all staff at all levels.
  • Free flu vaccinations are offered to all staff.
  • Free eye tests are provided for eligible staff.
  • Breakfast and lunch provided for staff regularly, including on many INSET days and as a thank you throughout the year.

If you believe that this is an environment where you can thrive, develop and substantially contribute to an exciting future for our students, then you are encouraged to explore further by contacting for a more detailed discussion, if required.

If you would like to have an informal chat with our hiring manager about this post, please email

Closing date: 9am, 26 April 2024

Interviews: Shortly after the closing date

Applicants are advised to apply as early as possible as the Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint before the closing date.

Maiden Erlegh Trust is committed to safeguarding, equality and promoting the welfare of children and staff. We are also committed to being ambitious for all and supporting everyone to reach their full potential. All employees of the Trust are expected to share these commitments. All posts require satisfactory employment checks and references and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. All Leadership roles will require a section 128 check.

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

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