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Teacher of English - Subject Leader - Full-time

Fulston Manor School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-5414-467T
  • Posted:30/09/2022
  • Pay:MPS/UPS + TLR
  • Start Date:January 2023
  • App Close Date:14/10/2022 at 15:00
  • Interviews:TBC

Advert

If you are looking to take the next exciting step in your career, we are offering an excellent opportunity for an ambitious, talented individual looking to develop their career further and move into middle leadership in a school. 

We are looking for a well-qualified, enthusiastic and experienced teacher to take responsibility for English.  The successful candidate will have a proven track record of successful teaching as well as being able to demonstrate the ability to motivate and lead teams of staff.  The candidate may have had previous experience as a Key Stage Co-ordinator or similar and they will have a genuine interest and passion for inspiring young people with an engaging curriculum. 

The successful candidate will join the school’s highly successful and enthusiastic English department working and collaborating with an exceptionally dedicated and talented team of practitioners and led by a Director of English who sits on the Senior team in the school.

What we are looking for:

  • An excellent English specialist, who is ready to develop their leadership skills
  • A strategic thinker to shape the future of the subject and positively lead the department whilst being a well-organised, determined and proactive operational subject leader
  • A passion to build on attainment and achievement at KS3, KS4 and KS5 through a positive attitude from staff, students and parents
  • A proven teacher, who has driven up attainment and progress in English
  • Someone keen to make a difference to the lives of young people
  • Someone looking to join a community that works to develop young people into successful citizens.
  • Someone ready to work with young people both in lessons and as a tutor.

What Fulston Manor School can offer you:

  • Mentoring and high-level training
  • Encouragement to develop your career with excellent promotion opportunities
  • A family atmosphere with welcoming staff and students
  • A caring environment with well-being and work/life balance at its core.
  • To be part of a whole school team – working together to achieve and valuing every individual’s contribution

Applications are invited from experienced teachers who possess the skills, enthusiasm, and commitment necessary to ensure our students succeed and develop in our nurturing community. We are looking to develop staff that want to join our community and be a part of it, we provide a range of CPD opportunities to develop people’s careers, including access to the NPQ qualification suites.

The starting date for this post will be January 2023.  If you are interested and would like to apply please complete the Kent Teach application form or alternatively download the school’s application form from the school’s website, where you can find further information about the school.

For any further information, however, please do not hesitate to contact the school; you are, of course, most welcome to visit.

We reserve the right to withdraw the advertisement early and to interview candidates during the advertisement window; candidates are therefore encouraged to apply at their earliest convenience.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  

 

Information about the school

Fulston Manor is an extremely successful, non-selective school, with a current roll of 1367, which includes a rapidly growing sixth form of approximately 300 and intense pressure for places in all other years. In addition to the school’s reputation for academic success and quality pastoral care, we are also involved in a significant amount of work with other schools, both providing intensive support and delivering a wide range of training opportunities. We have close links with local universities and are particularly proud of our staff induction programmes.

As lead school within a multi-academy trust, which includes a local primary school, there are numerous opportunities for staff to broaden their own professional experience and to seek career progression within the school. Many of our staff have achieved internal promotion and individually tailored development programmes ensure that appropriate training and support is provided for all. Everyone is encouraged to participate in whole school improvement work and we believe that this participation is a major factor in our continuing success.

Fulston Manor is consistently one of the highest performing non-selective schools in Kent, this success is based on the quality of our staff and the excellence of our induction and support programmes. The school offers an outstanding learning environment for all its students.

Fulston Manor is focused on developing students into young citizens capable of making a difference. Here, at Fulston, we have a strong pastoral system at our core and we pride ourselves on being about strong traditional family values. All staff and students, who join us, are joining the Fulston family and we look forward to welcoming you to this community.

This school 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 subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01795) 428144

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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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.