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Second in Charge English Teacher - Full-time

The Archbishop's School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-5426-282T
  • Posted:29/11/2022
  • Pay:MPS/ UPS + TLR 2c
  • Start Date:January 2023
  • App Close Date:05/12/2022 at 23:00
  • Interviews:8th or 9th December 2022


Are you an experienced, passionate and inspiring English Teacher looking for that next step in your career?

Are you seeking a new opportunity where you can build on your expertise?

Do you have the ability to lead on teaching and learning initiatives and raise standards in the classroom?

If you’re ready to make that jump, we have the perfect opening for you.

The Archbishop's School is a mixed ability school who believe that every child has the potential be a successful learner, whatever their background, ability, interests or talents. We are committed to demonstrating this belief to our students, ensuring their success.

Located in the beautiful cathedral city of Canterbury, our school will provide you with a rewarding environment enabling you to thrive and deliver high quality teaching.

About the role:

In this role you will monitor the quality of learning through classroom observation and carry out work sampling and analysis of the outcomes of learning.
You will establish and monitor achievement targets for your subject in each class and ensure that teachers know the prior learning and achievement of their students

As the second in charge you will monitor, manager and support teachers to ensure that effective schemes of work are in place for each course and that the school’s curriculum policies are enacted within the Faculty.

Who we are looking for:

We are seeking an established and outstanding practitioner who possesses a sound understanding of the components which comprise outstanding teaching and learning.

You will have a vision for the developments of teaching and learning and be able to implement well thought out strategies to enhance teaching and learning.
If you think you have what it takes to inspire our students and enhance learning within the context of a Christian school community? We would love to hear from you.

The Archbishop's School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) with barred list check is required for all successful applicants.

Information about the school

The Archbishops School is a mixed ability school for students aged 11-19. We are a small, but successful and very popular Church of England Foundation School in the beautiful cathedral city of Canterbury.

The school community is smaller than most secondary schools enabling us to provide a personalised approach to education. All students are well known, well cared for and receive the very best support and encouragement in their learning which engenders excellent progress in their academic, personal, social and spiritual development.

Our school ethos is “Enter to Learn, Go Forth to Serve”. This perfectly describes our mission: to provide the very best education for our students, whilst preparing them for school life in the twenty-first century with all the challenges this presents. They are able to make a positive contribution to society and share the love of God. As an innovative and forward-thinking school, we celebrate all of our students' achievements and are extremely proud of the people they become.

As a school, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants are expected to share this commitment.

In line with KCSIE 2022 guidance, as part of the shortlisting process, The Archbishop’s School reserves the right to conduct an online search on shortlisted candidates as part of our due diligence and any relevant information found concerning a candidate's suitability to work with children will be discussed at interview stage.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early and proceed to interview upon receipt of a number of suitably qualified applications. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application. In accordance with our safeguarding practices, we are unable to accept CV’s. We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

The Archbishop’s School embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01227 768535


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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.