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Teacher Of English - Full-time

Spires Academy, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-6911-306T
  • Posted:03/07/2020
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:September 2020
  • App Close Date:13/07/2020 at 10:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspiring Teacher of English to join our English Department. The successful candidate must be committed to the development of high quality teaching practices and high standards of achievement. We particularly welcome applications form Newly Qualified Teachers.

In return, we are looking for:

  • Qualified teachers with QTS status particularly NQTs, as an NQT we can offer a working environment where you are able to fully develop your teaching expertise in a caring, supportive and professional environment.
  • Outstanding teachers who enjoy working with young people and are able to forge positive relationships with them
  • An outstanding classroom teacher and model of excellence in terms of teaching & learning.
  • An enthusiasm for new approaches and ideas
  • A “can do” approach to teaching with a passion for raising standards
  • The ability to support all children to reach with their full potential, and become well rounded, well balanced and confident, effective people
  • An ambitious professional, committed to further personal development, and with a drive to take forward Geography.
  • A commitment to working as part of a dynamic team of professionals both in and out of the classroom


If you have the enthusiasm and desire to work in a forward thinking and innovative environment, Spires Academy would welcome your application.  If you are an NQT we would employ you from July1st to the 1st September as an Unqualified Teacher to enable you to establish yourself as a member of the team prior to you starting as a Qualified teacher in September.

Information about the school

About Us

At Spires Academy we offer a distinctive small school environment where each individual is well known, listened to and encouraged to be the best they can be. Serving just over 650 students enables us to maintain an inclusive and nurturing community atmosphere, where staff work with students to develop the skills, confidence and knowledge needed to reach their full potential.

This is an incredibly exciting time for Spires Academy, we are an expanding school with more students than ever before choosing Spires Academy.

Our staff turnover is low. we invest in our staff to help them to become the best possible teachers they can be. There are excellent opportunities for people who work hard. Effort is often recognised in career development and many who came to us as NQT's now have substantial leadership roles. Our CPD programme and collegiate approach are highly effective. Staff morale is high and so is that of our students and their community.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Gemma Lees
  • Address:Bredlands Lane, Sturry, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 0HD
  • Telephone: 01227710392
  • Email: glees@spires.e21c.co.uk
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.