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Teacher of English 0.4 or 0.6 to Start September '23 or January '24 - Part-time

Borden Grammar School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-4527-304T
  • Posted:31/05/2023
  • Pay:MPS/ UPS
  • Start Date:1 September 2023 or 1 January 2024
  • App Close Date:12/06/2023 at 10:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


English Teacher (part time 0.4 or 0.6)

(Ability to teach drama and/or film studies welcomed but not essential)


Start Date – September 2023 or January 2024

Salary – MPS or UPS


We are seeking to appoint an inspiring and committed English teacher to join a supportive and forward thinking department. This is a post for a suitably ambitious professional, who has a passion for their subject, is committed to achieving high standards and can demonstrate the potential to contribute to the future development of Borden Grammar School.


You will have a clear personal ethos and an up to date pedagogical understanding about the best approaches to teaching boys in English. You will equally be committed to the Borden values of kindness, creativity, courageousness, respect and resilience, underpinned by our ethos to ‘strive forward together’. Consequently, you will possess the enthusiasm, drive and determination to achieve the best for all students that you are responsible for and to play a key role in developing a modern community grammar school.


Interested candidates are welcome to telephone the Headteacher, via PA Lara Bateman, for an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the school.


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


All applications must be made on the Borden Grammar School application form.  Our application form and a job information pack is attached.  Please do not send a CV as these will not be considered, but you may provide a covering letter with the application form.

Completed applications should be sent via post or email to:


Ms L Bateman, PA to Headteacher, Borden Grammar School, Avenue of Remembrance, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 4DB


Email:    lbateman@bordengrammar.kent.sch.uk


Whilst the closing date for applications is 10.00am, Monday 12 June; the school reserves the right to consider the merit of early applications and close the advert sooner.

Please contact Ms Lara Bateman, PA to Headteacher with any queries. 

Telephone 01795 424192, extension 106.

Information about the school

Borden is a vibrant and purposeful grammar school for boys. The school is part of a thriving post-16 partnership and has female students in the Sixth Form. Borden provides a stimulating learning environment for its students and is committed to their protection and safety. Borden became an Academy in January 2012. Borden is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our Borden values of kindness, creativity, resilience, courageousness and respect are underpinned by our strong belief in the importance of effort - “striving forward together”.

Borden Grammar is committed to:

• Challenging and inspiring our students to achieve their personal aspirations. • Encouraging the pursuit of excellence in academic, sporting and cultural spheres. • Providing a caring environment that enables our students to thrive socially and academically. • Maximising the advantage, that being a boys’ grammar school can bring to our students, our parents, our local community and beyond.

The school underwent successful Ofsted Inspections in November 2016 and November 2021. The inspectors concluded that:

• All staff share the Headteacher’s ambitious vision which focuses on the achievement of every student within a highly supportive and harmonious community. • Parents, staff and students are exceptionally positive about the standards of behaviour and safety in the school. • Students arrive at their lessons hungry to learn and engage enthusiastically with classroom activities. • The relationship between teachers and students is a particularly strong feature of the school and helps to ensure that there is an exceptionally positive climate for learning.

GDPR Summary Notice:

Candidates should understand that when submitting their application form they are giving consent to the following: • All application forms and supporting statements are held on all candidates for six months and are shredded thereafter; • The successful candidate’s application and employment records will be kept for six years after their termination of employment; • Employees details are shared with appropriate third parties such as Teachers’ Pensions, Human Resources, etc.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Lara Wilton
  • Address:Borden Grammar School, Avenue Of Remembrance, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 4DB
  • Telephone: 01795 424192
  • Email: lbateman@bordengrammar.kent.sch.uk


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.