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Teacher Of Geography - Full-time

The Holmesdale School, Snodland

  • Ref:KCC886-4065-356T
  • Posted:26/11/2018
  • Pay:MPS/UPS (plus possibility of TLR2c £2,720
  • Start Date:Apr 2019
  • App Close Date:03/01/2019 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Week commencing 7th January


Teacher of Geography



Required April 2019

The Holmesdale School is a well-established 11-18 co-educational school on the Kent and Medway borders. Having undergone a rebuild in 2007, we have modern and exceptionally well-resourced provisions. Whilst our facilities are state of the art, our ethos is founded on traditional values of hard work and discipline. Our school has been through a difficult period – this is an exciting time to join us if you really want to make a difference.

 We are looking to appoint a Teacher of Geography, who can teach at 6th form level, to join a strong and supportive team committed to ensuring engaging learning experiences for our students. There is the possibility to offer a TLR2c (£2,720) for a Second of Humanities in Charge for the right candidate.

The department has raised standards over time but there is more to be done. All rooms have interactive whiteboards.

We can offer you:

  • Opportunities to teach your specialist subject to GCSE and 6th form Level
  • Opportunities for accelerated promotion for outstanding teachers
  • Extensive and individualised professional development programme
  • A new school with outstanding facilities
  • An opportunity to change lives through education

 You will be:

  • An excellent teacher of Geography (experience not important but teaching ability is)
  • The ability to teach your specialist subject at KS4 & KS5 is essential
  • Innovative in your approach to teaching
  • Able to achieve excellent examination results for children
  • Motivated by a desire to change lives
  • A qualified teacher

 Please apply via the Kent Teach website. For more information or to arrange an informal visit please email hr@holmesdale.kent.sch.uk  

 Closing date: 3 January 2019

Interviews: Week commencing 7 January 2019

 The Holmesdale School is committed to the safeguarding and promotion of welfare of all children and young people. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure, CV, Occupational Health and Teaching Agency check as well as receipt of two satisfactory references.

 Candidates will be contacted if they are successfully shortlisted for interview.


Information about the school

The Holmesdale School is a well-established 11-18 co-educational school, in the heart of the Medway Valley. The school was rebuilt in 2007. This provides our community with modern, exceptionally well-resourced facilities; yet the school ethos is founded on traditional values. The school has been through a difficult period but it is an excellent place for those who really want to make a difference.

The development and well-being of each individual child is at the heart of our moral purpose. These values are embedded through our moral code; honesty, kindness, courage and diligence. Our school motto is Putting Progress First and at Holmesdale we unlock potential and transform lives through exceptional education.

We achieve this through; • Excellent Teaching • State of the art facilities and an excellent climate for learning • Supporting students to be the best they can be • Being big enough for choice, small enough to care.

Holmesdale has a friendly and supportive, but disciplined, environment and provides extensive learning opportunities which unlock student’s self-belief and aspiration.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Sian Bartle HR Manager
  • Address:The Holmesdale School, Malling Road, Snodland, Kent, ME6 5HS
  • Telephone: 01634 240416
  • Email: hr@holmesdale.kent.sch.uk

Fax: 01634 244041


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.