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Teacher of English - Full-time

Westlands School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-5434-675T
  • Posted:03/05/2022
  • Pay:MPS/UPS plus up to 5k enhancement
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:27/05/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/c 6th June 2022


Permanent, Full Time position.

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated, ambitious and dynamic teacher for our excellent English team.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has:

  • The ability and passion to motivate and make English interesting and relevant to pupils;
  • Ambition to further their career in an exciting and dynamic environment;
  • The ability to help students go further than they think possible;
  • The vision to develop the curriculum to maximise pupil potential.

Join us and benefit from:

  • A friendly, supportive and committed team;
  • Pupils who enjoy learning in a dynamic and exciting school;
  • An excellent CPD programme, which gives all staff the opportunity to study further;
  • Being part of a highly successful trust.

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

We strongly recommend all interested candidates visit Westlands School and meet our students and staff. If you would like to arrange a visit to the school, please email Mrs E Apps, P.A. and Office Manager at ellen.apps@swale.at to arrange a suitable time and date.

If you are interested in this post, please contact Cate Eastman for an informal discussion regarding the post, cate.eastman@swale.at  or 01795 477475

Applications should be made via Kent Teach.  Please note, we cannot accept CVs. 

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at  or 01795 426091 ( option 2)

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interview Date: week commencing 6th June 2022

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure



Information about the school

Westlands School is a large, mixed, 11-18 school with a tradition of excellent outcomes for students and a ‘Good’ OFSTED judgement. We have an enviable reputation in the local area, being significantly over-subscribed on an annual basis. As part of Swale Academies Trust we work in collaboration with other schools across Kent and East Sussex. We are a Teaching School and provide professional development of the highest quality.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Miss C Honess (Head of School)
  • Address:Westlands Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 1PF
  • Telephone: (01795) 477475
  • Email: wssrecruitment@swale.at

Fax: (01795) 431946


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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).