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Teacher of English - Fixed Term

Cornwallis Academy, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-6913-421T
  • Posted:13/05/2022
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:19/05/2022 at 23:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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As a result of Cornwallis Academy’s increasing popularity and excellent reputation in the local community, we are looking to appoint a highly driven and inspirational teacher of English to join the academy on a years fixed term contract, who would relish the opportunity to become part of our English Department. The candidate should show a real passion for the subject and will be able to inspire students of all backgrounds.  Our highly successful English Department consists of a team of skilled, outstanding and motivated teachers which makes it a desirable team to work with.  

You will be joining an incredibly well-resourced and highly successful department that has a relentless focus on raising attainment and fantastic numbers for post 16 courses. In 2019, the department has celebrated a hugely successful set of summer results, in which 82% of GCSE students achieved a grade 4 or above and 62% achieved grade 5 or above. A-Level also shared equal success with 100% of Literature students achieving A*-C grades and 68% of Language & Literature students achieving A*-C grades. Similar success was shared in summers 2020/21.

The post offers great opportunities for continuous personal and professional development for an innovative and ambitious teacher looking for career advancement. The post comes with the possibility of a TLR responsibility for the right candidate. You would be managed on a day to day basis by the Director of English and would be supported by three Key Stage Managers for English. We are very excited about the future of English in our School and we are ready to invest in the right people to ensure its success. 

As well as our state-of-the-art facilities and technology, we have an exciting programme of trips, visits, visitors and extra-curricular activities.  Cornwallis Academy values positive professional working relationships and seek individuals who will support this ethos.

The successful candidate will be a creative and inspiring Teacher of English who will have:

  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • The ability to teach English across KS3 and KS4 confidently
  •  Experience of KS5 teaching is desirable
  • Possess recent and relevant teaching experience
  • Be an outstanding classroom practitioner who can inspire students

We will offer you:

  • A vibrant and exciting place to work
  • A friendly and supportive environment
  • An excellent CPD programme, with opportunities for action research and nationally accredited qualifications
  • The support of a trust that currently encompasses two secondary schools, one primary school, and one nursery for children aged 3 months to 4 years
  • A well-resourced department with schemes of work and resources, which are readily available

If you would like to take a look around our fantastic facilities and meet the staff that you could be working alongside, please email officecornwallis@futureschoolstrust.com and arrange a visit.

Future Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the person specification and will be required to apply for a DBS disclosure. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Information about the school

Future Schools Trust is a visionary organisation comprised of two secondary academies, a sixth form, primary school and a nursery school. Occupying state-of-the-art facilities our objective is to secure the very best educational opportunities for the young people we serve. We pride ourselves in being innovative in changing the face of education. If you are an ambitious, motivated and enthusiastic team player, we want to hear from you.

Future Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the person specification and will be required to apply for a DBS disclosure. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01622) 741866

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).