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Teacher of English - Full-time

Westlands School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-5434-689T
  • Posted:14/09/2022
  • Pay:MPS/UPS + Enhancement
  • Start Date:January 2023
  • App Close Date:30/09/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/c 3rd October 2022

Advert

  • Salary: MPS or UPS + up to £5000 salary enhancement
  • Permanent.
  • Full Time.

We have an opportunity to appoint an enthusiastic Teacher of English

If you are able to engage students and have the capability to teach students of all abilities, then we look forward to receiving your application.

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.

The role is suitable for an excellent practitioner, who is either experienced or an NQT.

Westlands School is part of Swale Academies Trust, a leading Multi-Academy Trust for school improvement. We are particularly proud of the fact that our curriculum provides a variety of academic, arts, technology and other vocational subjects; helping focus on students of all abilities making exceptional levels of progress, particularly in the key skills of literacy and numeracy.

Please visit https://www.westlands.org.uk/ for more information.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our school. In return, we offer a stimulating, supporting and rewarding working environment, where all staff are valued and where you will have the opportunity to access a range of excellent professional opportunities to support your progression.

Additional benefits include:

  • Excellent on site facilities;
  • Excellent CPD programme;
  • Being part of a highly successful Trust;
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Wellbeing and advice;
  • Cycle to Work Scheme;
  • Kent Rewards Scheme – access to local and national retail discounts;
  • Employee Referral Recruitment incentive;
  • Parking on site.

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

If you are interested in this post, please contact Cate Eastman, at 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)

We are happy to discuss any support you may need during your application process as part of our reasonable adjustment approach.

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

Interview Dates:  Week Commencing 10th October 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.

Please visit https://www.westlands.org.uk/ for more information.

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

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.