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Teacher Of Science - Full-time

Weald of Kent Grammar School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-4046-450T
  • Posted:13/05/2019
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:Sep 2019
  • App Close Date:20/05/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Job Title:          Teacher of Science          MPS/UPS           

This position is an excellent opportunity for an outstanding and inspirational Science teacher to join our dynamic Science Team.  The post will involve teaching Key Stage 3 Science and preferably Biology up to A Level.

This post would ideally suit a colleague who wishes to work with highly motivated, extremely engaged, enthusiastic and able learners.  If you are keen to develop further as a practitioner and wish to extend your repertoire of teaching and learning strategies, then Weald of Kent would be a perfect fit for you. In addition to the opportunities to develop your practice within the classroom, the school offers an extensive range of professional development support including a bespoke package for those interested in working towards their next career step.


We are, once again, exceptionally proud of the magnificent performance that has led to some wonderful results both at GCSE and A level this year. 99.4% of students achieved 5 GCSEs grades 9 to 4 and A* - C (including Maths and English). The average GCSE grade was above a Grade 7. We also enjoyed superb A Level results with 72% of our students achieving A*-B grades. The cohort gained the highest A*-A % for six years, at 38%. The average was a Grade B. Our aim is for students to achieve high academic results whilst still affording them a platform to extend their personal qualities, talents and interests.


Generous Pension Scheme (TP / LGPS) Priority Admission for Staff Children

Health Care Cash Plan Free On-Site Parking

Kent Reward Scheme  Free refreshments

Weald of Kent Grammar School is located on two sites; Tonbridge and Sevenoaks. The successful candidate will be required to work across both sites.

The Application Process

To request an application form, please call HAZEL BAXTER on 01273 729465 or email hazel.baxter@hays.com. Please include a 1-2 side of A4 application statement or letter of application.   Please send your completed application form to hazel.baxter@hays.com For more information about the school click here: https://microsites.hays.co.uk/jobs/weald-of-kent/index.htm

References may be taken up before being short-listed please indicate on your application form if you have any objection to us contacting the referee prior to interview.

Appointments may be made where a suitable candidate is found prior to the closing date.



Information about the school

Weald of Kent is a selective Girls Grammar School for 11-18 year olds with a roll of approximately 1600 students including our co-educational 6th Form. The school is one of the highest performing schools in the Country. We aspire to excel at everything we do. Owing to our continued success we are thrilled to have been given permission by the Secretary of State to expand and mirror what we deliver at our Tonbridge site in a brand new Annexe in Sevenoaks, which opened in September 2017. In addition to the exciting new facilities, we have also invested in our Tonbridge site which now has a state of the art Sports Hall and university style 6th Form Study Centre. Both sites are situated in beautiful rural settings with far reaching views across the Garden of England with excellent transport links.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs E Bone
  • Address:Tudeley Lane, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 2JP
  • Telephone: (01732) 373500
  • Email: hr@wealdgs.org

Fax: (01732) 770536

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.