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Teacher of English - Full-time

The Sittingbourne School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-4002-496T
  • Posted:04/10/2022
  • Pay:MPS or UPS
  • Start Date:January 2023
  • App Close Date:17/10/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:21st October 2022

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Permanent

Full time

We are looking for an enthusiastic, innovative and committed English teacher to join our creative and successful team from October or January. This post would suit an experienced teacher or an NQT with good prospects for career development. 

The successful candidate will be a creative and dynamic practitioner who will be able to contribute to the development of our thriving English Department and help drive forward our agenda of continuous improvement.

The English Department is a diverse and supportive team who work together to achieve the best for our students across Key Stages 4 and 5, to ensure they have a fulfilling and rewarding learning experience. This is a really exciting time to join the English department, as we continue to grow and develop.

We are very proud of the positive learning culture that exists in the school, this is continually evolving and developing to ensure that all students benefit from our extensive systems of support. We believe that all learners need to feel safe and secure in school in order for them to reach their full potential. We have established a culture of respect for each other and pride in academic achievement for all learners.

The Sittingbourne School is a large non-selective school and is judged by Ofsted as a ‘Good’ school. We offer our pupils a broad curriculum with a sharp focus on high expectations for all.  Pupils are encouraged to be ready to learn and work hard to be the best that they can be.

For more information about our school please visit our website: https://www.thesittingbourneschool.org.uk/

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.

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 Christopher Collins, Office Manager at at christopher.collins@swale.at  or 01795 472449.

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.

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

The Sittingbourne School is a large non-selective school and was judged by Ofsted in November 2017 as a ‘Good’ school.

We believe that all learners need to feel safe and secure in school in order for them to reach their full potential. We have established a culture of respect for each other and pride in academic achievement for all learners.

We offer our students a very broad curriculum, placing value on the arts and vocational subjects in addition to core and Ebacc subjects. Our objective is to ensure success for every student so that when they leave us they are well rounded, confident individuals, well equipped to take their place in the work place or further education. We are very proud of the culture and ethos that exists in the school which is continually evolving and developing to ensure that all students benefit from our extensive systems of support.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mr N Smith
  • Address:Swanstree Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 4NL
  • Telephone: 01795 472449
  • Email: tssrecruitment@swale.at

Fax: 01795 470332

Documents

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