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Teacher of English - Full-time

Maidstone Grammar School for Girls, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-4523-293T
  • Posted:07/06/2023
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:September 2023
  • App Close Date:20/06/2023 at 08:00
  • Interviews:23rd June 2023

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Teacher/Trainee Teacher of English

 

Trainee Teacher Full-time, Qualified Teacher Part-time MPS/UPS

1 Year Fixed Term Contract 

Required from September 2023

 

Applications from ECTs and experienced teachers are welcome

 

We are seeking an enthusiastic, dynamic and innovative colleague to join a team of committed professionals within our English Department to teach across all key stages.  The post would be equally suitable for an experienced teacher, for an ECT or a Trainee Teacher.  A passion for the subject and the desire to inspire others are essential.  The ability to additionally teach Media Studies would be an advantage.  

Maidstone Grammar School for Girls is a very successful selective girls’ school of 1220 students with a mixed sixth form of approximately 340.  Since July 2019 we have been appointed by the Department for Education as a Computer Hub in recognition of the expertise the school has evidenced in Computing Education and will take a lead in training teachers across the south east in the delivery of Computing. 

The post offers the opportunity to work with intellectually able young people in a supportive and friendly environment.  Staff benefits include strong support for professional development and healthcare scheme.

“Maidstone Grammar School for Girls is an outstanding school” (Ofsted)

 

Full details and an application pack are available from the school’s website https://www.mggs.org/joining-us/join-our-team/vacancies/

 

Applicants should complete our application form and email, along with a covering letter, to the Headteacher’s PA.  Applicants are strongly encouraged to also complete our Equal Opportunities & Recruitment Monitoring Form.  If you require any additional information please contact Ms Starns, PA to the Headteacher via email: mstarns@mggs.org.

 

 Applications welcomed immediately

 

Applications will be considered in the order in which they are received. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and Maidstone Grammar School for Girls reserves the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.

 

Closing Date: 8am on 19th June  2023

Interview Date: 23rd June 2023

 

  Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children.  This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

 

Information about the school

Maidstone Grammar School for Girls, or as it is more often known, is a very successful selective girls’ school of 1250 students with a mixed Sixth Form of approximately 360. The post offers the opportunity to work with intellectually able young people in a supportive and friendly environment. Staff benefits include strong support for professional development.

“Maidstone Grammar School for Girls is an outstanding school” (Ofsted).

MGGS has a strong community spirit which is underpinned by our belief that the happiness of all our students is key to enabling them to succeed. We have been providing an academic education for girls (and boys in the Sixth Form) from the town of Maidstone, and its surrounding area for over 135 years.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.

Deborah Stanley, Headteacher

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The post is exempt from section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974. The amendments to the ROA 1974 (Exceptions Order 1975, (2013 and 2020)). It is not, therefore, in any way contrary to the Act to reveal any information concerning convictions which would otherwise be considered as “spent” in relation to the applicant’s suitability for employment. Any such information will be kept in strict confidence and only used in consideration of the suitability of the applicant for such a position where such an exemption is appropriate.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Michelle Starns
  • Address:Maidstone Grammar School For Girls, Buckland Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 0SF
  • Telephone: 01622 752103
  • Email: mstarns@mggs.org

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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.