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PSHE Teacher- Maternity Cover - Maternity

Cornwallis Academy, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-6913-554T
  • Posted:06/09/2023
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:Nov 23/ Jan 24
  • App Close Date:03/11/2023 at 11:00
  • Interviews:TBC-Interview may be held prior to closing date


Cornwallis Academy are seeking to appoint a Maternity cover PSHE teacher and warmly welcome applications from teachers who are; passionate about preparing young people so that they can play a full and active role in society and have the resilience and character to make the right choices to enjoy the fulfilling life they deserve.  You will need to share this passion with students to excite and inspire them, whilst supporting students to negotiate the challenges and opportunities of an increasingly complex world; understanding the wonderful opportunities available, but also how to manage the challenges and mitigate risk.

The post offers an outstanding opportunity for continuous personal and professional development for a highly motivated and ambitious teacher looking for career advancement.  This is an exciting opportunity for an ECT or experienced teacher.  The person appointed would be supported by a strong and well-established PSHE team led by the Deputy Headteacher.

We are very excited about the future of Personal Development in our Academy and we are ready to invest in the right people to ensure its success. 

 The successful candidate will:

  • Possess strong subject knowledge in PSHE and be abreast of the current legislation and guidance
  • Ideally be able to teach some Humanities
  • Be part of a forward-thinking department
  • Be a team player and have the ability to be flexible
  • Be a reflective practitioner  
  • Be able work with all staff to improve staff awareness of RSE issues
  • Be able to monitor and gain regular student feedback on PSHE curriculum and teaching
  • Have Qualified Teacher Status
  • Possess recent, relevant teaching experience

We will offer you:

  • A vibrant and exciting place to work
  • The support of a Trust that currently runs two secondary schools, primary school and Nursery for children aged 3 months to 4 years
  • An opportunity to join various schemes such as the Benenden corporate healthcare scheme and Kent Rewards
  • An excellent CPD programme, with opportunities for action research and gaining nationally accredited qualifications 

Only applications submitted by the school application process will be considered, we are unable to accept CVs.


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.


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Job Contact Information

Fax: (01622) 741866

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.