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Teacher of English - Part-time

Simon Langton Girls' Grammar School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-4534-191T
  • Posted:31/03/2023
  • Pay:MPS / UPS
  • Start Date:1st September 2023
  • App Close Date:21/04/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBA


Due to increased subject demand we are looking to appoint a part-time of Teacher of English (0.70 FTE).  The role will be predominantly English, including A Level English Literature, with some Key Stage 3 Drama a possibility.

We welcome applications from talented individuals who will implement the school’s vision and work to development the English Department.

This role requires someone passionate to develop and promote literature and literacy inside and outside of the classroom and would be suitable for an experienced teacher or an ECT.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher, avouching the importance of outstanding literacy and the role of literature in the lives of young people. Ideally, they will have experience of teaching from KS3 to A Level and a record of achieving outstanding results, with a commitment to the delivery of a high quality extra-curricular offer.

This position is an exciting opportunity to work within a thriving department of dedicated teachers. Having recently moved into a multimillion-pound new building, including five English rooms, an English store and a purpose-built drama studio and extensively stocked library, the next stage of the school’s development will see an expansion of our extra-curricular and elective programmes, with English at the heart of this. A Level English Literature is a very popular subject, with A Level Film Studies also being taught by members of the English team.

The successful candidate will be offered a full programme of personal professional development and support as they continue in their career, alongside a comprehensive induction programme.

Information about the school

Simon Langton Girls’ Grammar School is a highly respected selective Voluntary Controlled Girls’ Grammar School that places students’ academic success on a par with their wellbeing, creating a unique learning community where every individual matters. Students attending the school are aged between 11-18 years and the school has a student roll of about 1,300 students (with approx. 400 pupils in our mixed Sixth Form).

Simon Langton Girls’ Grammar School is committed to safeguarding Children and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Simon Langton Girls Grammar School expects all governors, staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Disclosure check from the Disclosure and Barring Service, along with other relevant employment checks, including oversees criminal background checks, where applicable. All new governors, employees and volunteers will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction which will be regularly updated in line with statutory guidance.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Elaine Wall
  • Address:Old Dover Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3EW
  • Telephone: (01227) 463711
  • Email: ewall@langton.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01227) 458363


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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.