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Teacher Of History - Full-time

The Sittingbourne School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-4002-395T
  • Posted:14/09/2020
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:Jan 2020 or sooner
  • App Close Date:02/10/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:W/C 5th October 2020


Teacher of History



Start Date: Jan 2020 or sooner where possible

Are you new to the profession or looking for a fresh challenge? Are you passionate about teaching history? Do you want to be part of a very successful team in a school committed to fostering a love of learning?

Join us and benefit from -

  • A well run and highly supportive department;
  • Extensive banks of resources, shared across our trust;
  • The opportunity to teach A Level;
  • Students who enjoy learning in a dynamic and exciting school;
  • An excellent CPD programme, including opportunities to study further;
  • Being part of a highly successful trust.

We are looking for candidates who -

  • Are able to teach KS3 and KS4 history;
  • Are able to implement and deliver an inspiring curriculum in a vibrant learning environment;
  • Have obtained at least a high quality degree in history or a related subject;
  • Have high expectations and aspirations for all students;
  • Are committed to our vision to ensure student wellbeing and good progress is at the heart of everything we do.

We would be willing to consider applicants with relevant experience who may not hold QTS but have a commitment to achieve this.

Ofsted – ‘Teachers have high expectations of their pupils and expect all pupils to give of their best.’

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

Applications should be made via Kent Teach.  Please note, we cannot accept CVs. 

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact HR@swale.at or  01795 426091 ( option 2)

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details/application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interested applicants are welcome to contact Jenni Van Deelen at the school for an informal discussion regarding the post jenni.vandeelen@swale.at or 01795 472449.

Closing Date: 2.10.2020

Interview Date: w/c 5.10.2020

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure


Headteacher: Ms. Y Peden

Information about the school

The Sittingbourne School is a large non-selective school and was judged by Ofsted in November 2017 as a ‘Good’ school.

We believe that all learners need to feel safe and secure in school in order for them to reach their full potential. We have established a culture of respect for each other and pride in academic achievement for all learners.

We offer our students a very broad curriculum, placing value on the arts and vocational subjects in addition to core and Ebacc subjects. Our objective is to ensure success for every student so that when they leave us they are well rounded, confident individuals, well equipped to take their place in the work place or further education. We are very proud of the culture and ethos that exists in the school which is continually evolving and developing to ensure that all students benefit from our extensive systems of support.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Ms Yvette Peden
  • Address:Swanstree Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 4NL
  • Telephone: 01795 472449
  • Email: HR@swale.at

Fax: 01795 470332


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.