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Teacher Of English *Relocation Package Available* - Full-time

Herne Bay High School, Herne Bay

  • Ref:KCC886-5448-226T
  • Posted:20/09/2019
  • Pay:Main or Upper Scale
  • Start Date:January 2020
  • App Close Date:04/10/2019 at 17:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Role: Teacher of English              

Salary: MPS/UPS

Start Date: January 2020

Closing date for application: 4th October 2019

Relocation Package : Subsidised housing package available  ( see school website “recruitment” )

Due to continual growth, we are looking to recruit passionate, enthusiastic and dedicated staff, who love working with young people and can add to our already excellent workforce.

All staff joining HBHS will benefit from

  • High quality personalised professional development
  • Fantastic career opportunities
  • Full programme of induction and support
  • Being part of a school that values it employees

Our large and highly successful English department is central to our commitment to ensure high quality literacy skills across the curriculum.  In particular, we have developed several innovative strategies to improve student progress in reading and writing, including our bespoke reading curriculum. The sixth form curriculum is wide and varied and could offer the successful applicant exciting opportunities to be involved with Key Stage 5 teaching.  We currently offer English Literature and English Language/Literature at AS and A level as well as the EPQ course. 

We would be keen to receive an application from you if you are:

  • Passionate about the teaching of English Language and Literature
  • Love working with young people and can excite their learning
  • Are a committed and reflective professional who strives for continued improvement

The successful applicant will be joining a highly supportive and collaborative department.  We welcome applications from NQTs or from more experienced teachers who are looking to further develop their career.

Please do not apply for this position unless you are as committed to safeguarding, the prevention of extremism and radicalisation; and promoting the welfare of children as we are at Herne Bay High School.  Applicants must be willing to undergo comprehensive child protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.  

Information about the school

Herne Bay High School is a hugely successful school that serves the Herne Bay coastal area of North Kent. We have a comprehensive intake and are significantly oversubscribed in all year groups and in February 2018 Ofsted rated us good with aspects of outstanding. Whilst academic rigour and examination success is at the forefront of our development, we passionately believe that a broad, balanced approach to education is important and as such we place tremendous emphasis on the Creative and Performing Arts and Sport as a cornerstone of a young person’s educational journey.

More details about the school can be found at www.hernebayhigh.org, on Twitter @hernebayhigh and Facebook www.facebook.com/hernebayhigh/ and YouTube www.youtube.com/user/hernebayhighschool

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Kellyanne Eagle
  • Address:Bullockstone Road, Herne Bay, Kent, CT6 7NS
  • Telephone: (01227) 361221
  • Email: k.eagle@hernebayhigh.org

Fax: 01227 742481


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.