English Teacher - Full-time

Wilmington Grammar School for Girls, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-5400-254T
  • Posted:14/05/2020
  • Pay:MPS/UPS (including London Fringe Allowance)
  • Start Date:September 2020
  • App Close Date:29/05/2020 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are seeking to appoint an outstanding English Teacher. Our English Department thrives on the notions of inclusion, creativity and enthusiasm for the subject. We deliver a broad curriculum building English Language skills through the teaching and analysis of English Literature texts. Our newly re-written KS3 curriculum is designed to build skills over time towards GCSE.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about the English curriculum and how this can be taught in an inspiring way to maximise exam success, spark students’ passion for the subject, and to help students to lead successful future lives. They should also be able to evidence a proven track record of high impact in teaching, learning and curriculum excellence, to support strong outcomes and learning experiences. The ability to extend students’ engagement beyond the school day, through extra-curricular would be an advantage.

Our ideal candidate will display:

  • A passion for teaching English with evidence of enabling students to surpass expectations.
  • Experience in teaching classroom English at Key Stages 3-5 with a good curriculum knowledge and understanding of GCSE and A-Level English requirements. 
  • Experience of using data to push students to (and beyond) their targets.

What we can offer you:

As well as offering you a competitive salary and access to a generous pension scheme, there are also many additional benefits of working within one of our Trust schools, some of which are summarised below: 

 A supportive and collegiate staffing team

  • A strategic programme of personalised CPD is offered, to help you plan your future career
  • As a Trust with both selective and non-selective schools, staff secondment opportunities are available
  • Access to a range of career enhancing qualifications including National Professional Qualifications (NPQML, NPQSL, NPQH and NPQEL), as well as industry specific qualifications e.g. AAT; BIFM and Master’s degrees
  • Staff social events
  • Staff enrichment opportunities e.g. Art classes, Book Club and Sporting activities
  • Opportunities to participate in a varied programme of school trips, including visits to Thailand, Spain, Winter Sports in the USA etc.
  • A policy of promoting from within (where possible).

Access to coaching and mentoring and an assortment of intra school and Trust to Trust collaborative opportunities.

The closing date for applications is 9am, Friday 29th May 2020, although applications will be processed as they arrive and an earlier closing date may be made before this.  Due to the temporary school closure during the COVID-19 emergency, interview will be held via Skype or MS Teams video conferencing asap.

Information about the school

Wilmington Grammar School for Girls is an Outstanding school with a strong track record of achievement. Our students are encouraged to develop resilience and are supported to become innovative and thoughtful problem solvers via the Endeavour Mindset programme.

We are part of the Endeavour MAT family of schools, and we pride ourselves on setting consistently high expectations, securing outstanding outcomes and delivering exceptional standards of teaching and learning.

Our WG6, is a joint Sixth Form working with Wilmington Grammar School for Boys.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Barbara Guess
  • Address:Wilmington Grange, Parsons Lane, Wilmington, Dartford, Kent, DA2 7BB
  • Telephone: (01322) 250285
  • Email: recruitment@endeavour-mat.co.uk

Fax: 01322 226607


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