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Teacher of Vocational Studies - Full-time/Part-time

Cornwallis Academy, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-6913-491T
  • Posted:07/02/2023
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:April 2023
  • App Close Date:21/02/2023 at 15:00
  • Interviews:W/C 20/02/23


We are seeking a qualified Teacher of Vocational Studies who specialises in Business and can adapt to the different qualifications on offer within the department. This opportunity incorporates Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5 learning with a focus on BTEC delivery. The ideal candidate will be passionate about the subject, who will inspire our young people and be a valued addition to our well-established team.

The post can be either part time or full time, this will be discussed at interview and offers opportunities for continuous personal and professional development for a highly motivated and ambitious teacher looking for career advancement.  This is an exciting opportunity for a NQT or an experienced teacher.  

Cornwallis Academy value positive working relationships and seek individuals who will support this ethos. We are very excited about the future of our Vocational Studies department in our Academy and we are ready to invest in the right people to ensure its success. 

The successful candidate will be a creative and inspiring Teacher of Vocational Studies who:

  • Will raise achievement and deliver excellent academic outcomes
  • Can model excellence in the classroom
  • Has the training skills and experience to make a significant impact on the quality of teaching and learning
  • Is able to evaluate and improve their impact and effectiveness
  • Will have Qualified Teacher Status
  • Will have the ability to teach across KS4 and KS5  confidently
  • Will possess recent, relevant teaching experience

We will offer you:

  • A vibrant and exciting place to work
  • A friendly and supportive environment
  • An excellent CPD programme, with opportunities for action research and nationally accredited qualifications 
  • The support of a Trust that currently encompasses two Secondary schools, one Primary school, and one Nursery for children aged 3 months to 4 years
  • An incredibly well-resourced department with schemes of work and resources available.
  • An opportunity to join various schemes such as the Benenden corporate healthcare scheme

If you would like to take a look around our fantastic facilities and meet the staff that you could be working alongside, please email the Head of Vocational studies, Debbie Glover dglover@cornwallisacademy.com and arrange a visit.

Information about the school

Future Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the person specification and will be required to apply for a DBS disclosure. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Only applications submitted by the school application process will be considered, we are unable to accept CVs. All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. Future Schools Trust is an equal opportunities employer.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Future Schools Trust HR Recruitment Team
  • Address:Hubbards Lane, Boughton Monchelsea, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 4HX
  • Telephone: 01622 743152
  • Email: recruitment@futureschoolstrust.com

Fax: (01622) 741866


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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 Education.