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Full Time Teacher of English - Full-time

Leigh Academy Hugh Christie, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-5431-262T
  • Posted:12/02/2024
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:29/03/2024 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Immediately after application is received


Full-time Teacher of English – September 2024

Are you wishing to empower your students with a love of words, communication and reading? Are you keen to keep developing your own subject knowledge? Are you someone who is always seeking to further develop and refine your own teaching skills?  Are you looking to collaborate and grow in a supportive and dedicated team?

We are delighted to have the opportunity to take on a new English Teacher who loves reading, communicating, story-telling and writing, who believes that every student should be given the best chance to succeed.

Our Department is going through an exciting time with the development of a new knowledge-rich curriculum. We are looking for a teacher who will bring their own dynamism, experience and a positive attitude to become a trusted and valued team member.

The successful candidate will have high expectations of their students, strong subject knowledge, resilience, compassion and a keen desire to learn and grow. 

Working in a custom-built modern facility with spacious classrooms and a dedicated office for the English team, we strive to give our students the cultural literacy, deep thinking, communication and grammar skills they need to be able to tackle their exams and the world after school.

Hugh Christie School will shortly become part of the Leigh Academy Trust and we look forward to exciting times ahead with wonderful opportunities it will bring for our staff and students. Following the academisation, the School will be known as Leigh Academy Hugh Christie. Hugh Christie is a welcoming community with a friendly atmosphere. All staff strive to ensure every child is happy, successful and prepared for adult life.

This position would suit an Early Career Teacher, a teacher looking for their first move or an experienced teacher in search of a collaborative and innovative department.

Please contact Mrs N Riddle for further information on 01732 353544 ext 242 or nriddle@tonbridgefederation.co.uk.

Closing date for applications: 9am Friday 29th March 2024

Salary: MPS/UPS depending on experience. 

Start date: September 2024

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure

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Hugh Christie School

Hugh Christie opened in 1957 as a co-educational school for children of all needs and abilities. Based in Tonbridge with excellent transport links, the school is housed in well maintained buildings on an attractive campus, with excellent facilities.

It is our aim that every child at Hugh Christie is happy, successful and well prepared for adult life. This website provides you with all the important information about how we try to achieve this.

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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.