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English Teacher - Full-time

Thamesview School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-5407-501T
  • Posted:15/09/2023
  • Pay:MPS1 to UPS3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:02/10/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:w/c 9th October 2023


English Teacher  

(Full Time/Perm)

Required to Start: ASAP or Jan 2024

The English Department are currently expanding the English Team and are seeking to appoint an inspirational and committed teacher who shares the same values; engaging, empowering and encouraging students to fulfil their fullest potential.

English Department Information:

  • A supportive English Department with varying levels of experience within the English Team
  • Collaborative approach in order to support workload and wellbeing of staff
  • Recently remapped and refreshed SoW and resources which are distributed amongst the team (KS3 and KS4)
  • A developing KS5 A-Level (Language and Literature) is offered to our 6th Form Students
  • Capacity for Professional Promotion within the English Department

 Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Is passionate about English Language and Literature
  • Is enthusiastic and able to demonstrate innovative and creative teaching practices
  • Can work collaboratively as well as use personal initiative
  • Be eager to inspire and motivate students to exceed expectations
  • Has high aspirations for all students

Thamesview School Information:

Recognised as ‘Good’ in our most recent Ofsted Inspection, Thamesview School is committed to providing high quality learning through high quality teaching.

We are committed to providing high quality learning experiences for our children and supporting our staff through excellent CPD opportunities and bespoke leadership pathways. We are looking for candidates with drive and wanting to progress quickly.

What Can We Offer You?

  • Opportunities for staff to progress quickly and develop into posts of responsibility at all levels up to SLT.
  • Active support with your career development including CPD opportunities such as NPQML, NPQSL and Coaching etc
  • A dedicated Staff Wellbeing Team
  • Access to Health and Wellbeing support via Occupational Health and access to free, confidential counselling services with the Staff Support Line Service.
  • Positive union relations and a representative from the largest teaching union on the staff body.
  • A friendly place to work holding the Gold Kent and Medway Staff Wellbeing Award

If you are interested in finding out more about this position please visit our website www.thamesviewsch.co.uk or email our HR Manager on k.mcgowan@thamesview.kent.sch.uk 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students.

Appointment to this post will require an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Information about the school

Thamesview School is a place where every member of school is encouraged to have the highest aspirations in their personal and academic lives. Our students are encouraged to become globally aware citizens who embrace high moral standards.

We place Teaching and Learning at the very core of everything we do and are committed to empowering students to become:

• aspirational • confident in learning • adaptable • creative • responsible

Our school emphasises the importance of core skills and the importance of the fundamental skills involved, particularly in English and maths, and in all other curriculum areas. Our rich curriculum enables each student to make progress on a pathway which is right for them. This means that the school offers both academic and vocational qualifications so that each individual is fully prepared to maintain strong habits of learning throughout their lives and to be fully prepared to participate in society as lifelong learners.

Thamesview School cares for its students so that everyone feels safe and is able to learn. Our ethos of care and respect permeates through every aspect of school life. Students are encouraged to act with integrity and honesty in every aspect of their lives and to ensure that they leave school with a tenacity to succeed and willingness to make positive contributions to our society.

Job Contact Information

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.