Teacher of English - Full-time

Recruiter
WEALD OF KENT GRAMMAR SCHOOL FOR GIRLS
Location
Tonbridge
Posted
20 Mar 2019
Closes
27 Mar 2019
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Pay: MPS/UPS

Start Date: Sep 2019

ABOUT THE POST

Reports to: Head of English

Team: English Department

We are looking to appoint a flexible, highly motivated and organised full-time teacher of English and Drama. Our results over time have been outstanding and we are an outward looking and innovative team. This post will give the successful candidate the opportunity to teach at our new Sevenoaks Annexe which opened in September 2017. This is an ideal opportunity for an outstanding English and Drama specialist who is looking to work in a high achieving and ambitious team and would like to be involved in teaching students at the country’s first new grammar school Annexe.

This post would ideally suit a colleague who is looking for a new challenge and wishes to work with highly motivated, extremely engaged, enthusiastic and able learners at this significant time in our development. If you wish to extend further your repertoire of teaching and learning strategies, then Weald of Kent would be a perfect fit for you. In addition to the opportunities to develop your practice within the classroom, the school offers an extensive range of professional development support, including a bespoke package for those interested in working towards their next career step.

THE PACKAGE

Benefits:

  • Generous Pension Scheme (TP / LGPS)
  • Priority Admission for Staff Children**
  • Health Care Cash Plan*
  • Free On-Site Parking
  • Kent Reward Scheme
  • Free refreshments

Weald of Kent Grammar School is located on two sites; Tonbridge and Sevenoaks. The successful candidate will be required to work across both sites.

* Available upon successful completion of probation ** See Admission Policy on the School Website

THE APPLICATION PROCESS

Please call Hazel Baxter our Recruitment Manager to request an application form.

Telephone: 01273 729465

Please include a 1-2 side of A4 application statement or letter of application. The communication should set out how your proven experience as a teacher will contribute to raising standards further in the English Department.

References may be taken up before being short-listed please indicate on your application form if you have any objection to us contacting the referee prior to interview.

* Appointments may be made where a suitable candidate is found prior to the closing date.

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An Enhanced DBS check will be carried out for the successful candidate.

Closing Date: 15/04/2019 at 10:00

Interviews: tbc

Information about the school

Weald of Kent is a selective Girls Grammar School for 11-18 year olds with a roll of approximately 1550 students including our co-educational 6th Form. The school is one of the highest performing schools in the Country. We aspire to excel at everything we do. Owing to our continued success we are thrilled to have been given permission by the Secretary of State to expand and mirror what we deliver at our Tonbridge site in a brand new Annexe in Sevenoaks, which opened in September 2017. In addition to the exciting new facilities, we have also invested in our Tonbridge site which now has a state of the art Sports Hall and university style 6th Form Study Centre. Both sites are situated in beautiful rural settings with far reaching views across the Garden of England with excellent transport links.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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