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Teacher of Science - Full-time

The Holmesdale School, Snodland

  • Ref:KCC886-4065-571T
  • Posted:13/05/2022
  • Pay:MPS/UPS up to £3k R&R
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:24/05/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:26th May 2022


Full-Time Teacher of Science

Up to £3000 Recruitment and Retention for the right candidate

Required September 2022 

The Holmesdale School is a well-established 11-18 co-educational school on the Kent and Medway borders. We have modern, well-resourced provisions and our ethos is founded on traditional values of hard work and discipline.

Join us and benefit from
• Positive pupils who are extremely loyal to staff
• Significant pay enhancements for the right candidates
• Excellent CPD
• Support from Trust specialist leaders of education
• A collaborative and supportive environment.
• Positive working environment
• Opportunity for rapid promotion
• Modern buildings with excellent facilities.

You will be joining a strong and thriving department that puts evidence-informed practice at the heart of everything we do.

We are looking for candidates who
• have excellent subject knowledge and a proficient understanding of pedagogy;
• are able to implement and deliver an inspiring curriculum in a vibrant learning environment;
• have obtained a relevant teaching qualification;
• have high expectations and aspirations for all students;
• are committed to our vision to ensure student well-being and good progress is at the heart of everything we do.

The Holmesdale School is committed to the safeguarding and promotion of welfare of all children and young people. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure, CV, Occupational Health and Teaching Agency check as well as receipt of two satisfactory references.

Link to Child Protection Policy: http://www.holmesdale.kent.sch.uk/download/get/ths-child_protection_policy_2021_22/43

Candidates will be contacted if they are successfully shortlisted for interview.

Information about the school

The Holmesdale School is a well-established 11-18 co-educational school, in the heart of the Medway Valley. The school was rebuilt in 2007. This provides our community with modern, exceptionally well-resourced facilities; yet the school ethos is founded on traditional values.

The School provides a safe learning environment where students can access a high quality curriculum through the Holmesdale home style of learning which ensure that students are independent, resilient and suitably equipped for life-long learning. This is achieved through celebrating personal excellence on each individuals' learning journey.

The development and well-being of each individual child is at the heart of our moral purpose. These values are embedded through our moral code; honesty, kindness, courage and diligence.

Our school motto is Putting Progress First and we embrace the ECCO values of Engagement, Character, Community and Ownership. At The Holmesdale School we unlock potential and transform lives through exceptional education.

We achieve this through; • Excellent Teaching • State of the art facilities and an excellent climate for learning • Supporting students to be the best they can be • Being big enough for choice, small enough to care.

Holmesdale has a friendly and supportive, but disciplined, environment and provides extensive learning opportunities which unlock student’s self-belief and aspiration.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Louise Bates PA to Head of School & Executive Head
  • Address:The Holmesdale School, Malling Road, Snodland, Kent, ME6 5HS
  • Telephone: 01634 240416
  • Email: office@holmesdale.kent.sch.uk

Fax: 01634 244041


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).