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English Teacher - Full-time

Bower Grove School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-7032-335T
  • Posted:29/02/2024
  • Pay:MPS / UPS + SENA
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:18/03/2024 at 08:00
  • Interviews:26th March 2024


Do you have a passion for teaching English? We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic English teacher for September 2024 to teach within KS3/4. Our successful candidate will be joining a lively, enthusiastic and supportive team. The English department is an outstanding feature of the school with excellent facilities and resources. Pupils are keen to learn and make good progress up to and including GCSE.

This role would suit a primary teacher who is keen to experience a new challenge.

The post holder will need to demonstrate strong skills in the teaching of literacy. We would also consider appointing a primary practitioner who has the relevant literacy skills and empathy for senior aged pupils. The post holder will be creative and flexible with strong communication skills and emotional resilience.

In addition to your salary, SEN allowance and pension benefits, we have excellent additional staff benefits including:

  • An early Friday finish
  • Free gym usage
  • Complimentary massage
  • Confidential staff counselling service
  • A range of staff social and well-being events

Bower Grove is a modern, well equipped school providing a highly personalised and structured curriculum. We offer a unique teaching and learning environment, committed staff and pupils and excellent career development opportunities. The school caters for pupils with behaviour, emotional and social disorders and social communication difficulties. The school has a strong ethos for continuing professional development and the recent Ofsted inspection was very successful.

Salary Range: MPS / UPS plus SENA depending on experience.

 The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.   The post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure Check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.


Information about the school

Bower Grove is a Foundation Day Special School for statemented pupils with learning and social, emotional and mental health difficulties (SEMH) including social communication difficulties and anxiety. We offer a unique teaching and learning environment and committed staff and pupils.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01622 725025


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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.