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Teacher of PSHE - Full-time

Westlands School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-5434-712T
  • Posted:27/01/2023
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:April/September 2023
  • App Close Date:10/02/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/c 20th February 2023


  • School: Westlands School
  • Salary: MPS/UPS
  • Permanent, Full Time.

The Westlands School is looking to appoint a PSHE teacher to join our friendly and supportive Values team.   We would welcome applications from teachers who are enthusiastic about how PSHE / Values can help to shape young people into kind and thoughtful members of society, who can manage challenges and mitigate risks in a confident manner.  

This role would suit either an experienced PSHE teacher or an ECT looking for their first position.    

The successful candidate will be:

  • A skilled practitioner with a positive outlook.
  • Passionate about teaching PSHE.
  • A team player who will fit well with our existing department.
  • Dedicated to enabling our students to make excellent progress.

Our PSHE / Values Department believe in the power of collaboration and have a long track record of success in all three Key Stages.    

Westlands offers a stimulating, supportive 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.

We strongly recommend all interested candidates visit Westlands School and meet our students and staff. If you would like to arrange a visit to the school, please email Mrs E Apps, P.A. and Office Manager at ellen.apps@swale.at to arrange a suitable time and date. Interested applicants are also welcome to contact the Assistant Headteacher responsible for PSHE / Values, Christopher Corrente, for an informal discussion regarding the post. Telephone: 01795 477475  or email: christopher.corrente@swale.at

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;
  • Cycle to Work Scheme;
  • Kent Rewards Scheme;
  • Employee Referral Recruitment incentive;

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

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

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 (Headteacher)
  • Address:Westlands Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 1PF
  • Telephone: (01795) 477475
  • Email: wssrecruitment@swale.at

Fax: (01795) 431946


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.