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Teacher Of English - Full-time

Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre, Tenterden

  • Ref:KCC886-5408-583T
  • Posted:11/04/2019
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:Sep 2019
  • App Close Date:23/04/2019 at 23:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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Teacher of English

Required 27th August 2019

When you’re one of the UK’s largest progressive and innovative Secondary Schools, rated “A good School in all aspects” OFSTED October 2012, it’s a title that you want to retain and strive to improve upon. To further boost our students’ academic achievement, we’re looking for a qualified Teacher of English to work with our students across all key stages to develop their learning - NQTs are also welcomed.

Our energetic and highly-motivated English department are actively engaged in an integrated programme of reading, writing, speaking and listening, drama and media activities.  Assessment for learning, active learning and positive reinforcement are cornerstones of the department’s philosophy.  

At Key Stage 3, all students follow a core of schemes of work that are cross-curricular in a highly creative learning environment.  At Key Stages 3 and 4, students are generally taught in mixed-ability groups, although there is a single high-ability set in each of the timetabling bands.  Students requiring additional support are offered the Literacy Progress Units and literacy mentoring.

At A Level, English Literature, English Language and Literature and creative writing are consistently amongst the most popular subject choices of sixth form students.  All courses follow AQA specifications.  Results are consistently impressive with value added at every Key Stage.

In return, you will enjoy a unique working environment in the heart of the Weald of Kent, discounts and offers with Kent Rewards and ongoing training and support to help you excel and develop your career as a teacher.  All teaching staff are provided with an Apple device and there is also a nursery based on the school site which offers discounts to Homewood Staff.

We are not accepting applications from employment agencies for this position but would be delighted to receive a direct application

Closing date for applications: 23rd April 2019 however early applications are encouraged as we review applications as we receive them.

An application form and more information can be accessed on the following websitewww.homewood-school.co.uk or please contact Mrs Karen Nicholls, Human Resources at the above address.

Information about the school

We would be delighted to receive an application from you if you would like to be part of our enthusiastic, committed and innovative team at Tenterden Schools Trust.

Our schools are committed to securing the future for the young people in the Trust, striving for excellence in education, bringing each unique and distinctive community together to support our young people and their families and providing a seamless and coherent learning experience from 0 - 19.

We offer an exciting and varied curriculum and we challenge and support our students in their studies so that they can achieve their very best in everything they do.

Our ethos is based on “Learning, Respect and Belonging”. We have high aspirations for everyone and expect everyone to contribute positively to the school. We treat everyone as an individual and value personal strengths and qualities. Community links are important to us and we work closely with local schools and the wider community.

I hope you will be inspired to submit an application to join us. If you are successful in your application you can be assured of a very warm welcome and a real opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the young people of this part of Kent.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01580) 766267

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