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English Teacher - Full-time

Wrotham School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-5409-142T
  • Posted:05/02/2020
  • Pay:MPS / UPS + TLR for suitable applicants
  • Start Date:April 2020 - Term 5
  • App Close Date:17/02/2020 at 10:00
  • Interviews:WC 24th February 2020


Teacher of English

Required for 20th April 2020 (Term 5)

Full time

MPS / UPS equivalent with TLR for suitable applicants.

Application Deadline:      Friday 14th February 2020

Interviews WC:                Monday 24th February 2020

Due to an increase in student numbers we are excited to advertise the position of English Teacher for April 2020 (Term 5).

We are justifiably proud of our outstanding English department which consistently delivers an engaging and inspirational curriculum whilst achieving the highest levels of student progress at GCSE and A Level.

Our results are well above average and reflect the refined levels of pedagogy in the department.

Results can be found here:https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/school/139542/wrotham-school/secondary

As well as being a suitably qualified teacher with excellent subject knowledge and pedagogy; the ideal candidate will be emotionally intelligent, highly motivated and will be willing to take measured risks to deliver an exciting and engaging curriculum that develops students’ thinking skills, progress and aspirations.

As an English teacher at the school you will have the opportunity to develop and deliver a creative and dynamic English curriculum that will enrich your own practice through high expectations of student engagement with challenging texts and language skills. The successful candidate will be part of a collaborative team of teachers with culture of sharing best practice.

We offer our staff competitive pay, with the opportunity to receive additional pay progression for outstanding performance, in a school that has found success outside of the large academy chains.

We are a progressive and innovative school that provides a positive and productive place to work for teachers of all experience levels.  We offer a CPD programme that offers a flexible and personalised approach to professional development. We have recently made significant changes to reduce teacher workload and encourage a strong culture of work life balance.

Wrotham is a small village in the heart of Kent, surrounded by a scenic rural landscape and beautiful countryside with excellent (5 minute) access from the A20/M20 and close proximity to the A2/M2/M25/M26. 

To apply please complete the application form available on our website, and write a letter of application of no more than two sides of A4 explaining how your skills, experience and aspirations meet the requirements of this role.

Wrotham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for children.

If you would like to make an application or discuss the post please contact Jan Wheeler, HR, on 03000 658 320 or jwheeler@wrotham.kent.sch.uk  

Information about the school

Wrotham School is part of the Divergent Partnership Trust and is a well disciplined 11-18 School, situated close to the M20/M26 motorways and main line railway stations. There are a total of 810 students on roll, with over 100 in the Sixth Form. For further information visit our website www.wrothamschool.com

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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.