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Teacher of English - Part-time

Chatham Grammar, Chatham

  • Ref:MED887-5429-93T
  • Posted:25/03/2024
  • Pay: £12,000 - £18,613 (£30,000 - £46,532 FTE)
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:15/04/2024 at 10:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Salary:        £12,000 - £18,613 (£30,000 - £46,532 FTE) 

Contract:    Permanent  

Hours:        0.4 FTE/2 days a week 

Start date:  September 2024 


We are seeking an enthusiastic, forward thinking colleague with energy, intellectual capacity and determination to support the leadership our successful English Department and make a difference to the lives, aspirations and opportunities of our young people.  


The successful applicant will be an experienced Teacher with specialist knowledge of English and be committed to on-going professional development.   With a positive attitude and resilient nature, you will enrich the learning of our students with your engaging and challenging lessons.   


The award-winning English department at Chatham Grammar achieve excellent results. Our friendly, welcoming and experienced department are keen enthusiasts for extra-curricular activities and encourage students to write as a passion and to see how English can inform their everyday life. The department also benefits from the Trust’s links with the University of Kent. 




Your application should be made after reading the job description and person specification and you will use your application to tell us how your current skills and experience fit the requirements and why you think you would be suited to this role. Please send your application to recruitment@universityofkentacademiestrust.org.uk    


We are keen to attract top talent to our inclusive Trust and therefore we welcome applications from all people across the community spectrum regardless of their race, religion, ethnicity, sexuality, sexual orientation, disability, gender reassignment or age. 


For further information, to download our application form, please visit our website: http://www.chathamgrammar.org.uk/     


Deadline for applications:  considered upon receipt  


The University of Kent Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).   


In addition, the Trust will carry out an online search, once, as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.  This is intended to help us identify any incidents or issues that have happened and are publicly available online.  The selection panel will then explore such items with the candidate during interview.  The Trust’s HR Team or another member of staff trained in safer recruitment, will use Google.com to conduct each search and no adverse judgement will be formed for applicants with limited or no online footprint. 

Information about the school

The University of Kent Academies Trust, which we call UKAT is a multi-academy trust with a supportive learning environment, characterised by open management, and in the knowledge that they will enjoy the full support and care of the pragmatic and forward-thinking leadership team. We have a dynamic, innovative team of professional staff who want to make a difference to the lives, aspirations and opportunities of our young people. We would encourage applicants to visit the UKAT website to view the many employee benefits on offer https://www.universityofkentacademiestrust.org.uk/careers-with-ukat

Chatham Grammar offers its students a wide variety of educational opportunities with a commitment to ensuring that its students achieve good educational outcomes, develop healthy minds and aspire to be happy confident young women ready to embark on a variety of aspirational careers. It benefits from being part of the University of Kent Academies Trust and has a current Ofsted rating of Good. Chatham Grammar is proud of its comprehensive website and would encourage applicants to visit for further information http://www.chathamgrammar.org.uk/

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.