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Subject Leader English
Required September 2021
Salary: £25,714-£41,604 per annum depending on experience
TLR 1b (£10,200)
We are looking for an inspiring individual to lead English at an outstanding school. You may be an experienced middle leader or can demonstrate leadership potential. You should be a good Honours graduate and be able to teach post-16 to the highest academic standard.
English is studied by all students throughout the School including the Sixth Form as part of the IB Diploma. Students in Years 7–11 and in our co-ed Sixth Form become increasingly independent learners as they progress through the School and achieve excellent outcomes at GCSE and in the internationally recognised IB Diploma. Experience of teaching the IB is not essential as training is offered. However, the successful candidate should have experience of teaching post-16 English to the highest academic standard.
Tonbridge Grammar School is rated outstanding by Ofsted (October, 2019). The School offers an internationally minded education and an extensive professional development programme for all staff supporting induction, leadership development and well-being.
Please send completed application forms to firstname.lastname@example.org.
CV’s alone will not be accepted.
Closing date for applications: Midday Monday 19th April 2021
Interviews: Week commencing 19th April 2021
Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome. Tonbridge Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We reserve the right to interview before the closing date.
About Tonbridge Grammar School
We are a high achieving selective grammar school with academy status, educating girls between the ages of 11 to 16 and girls and boys in the Sixth Form (1166 students on roll). The School prepares students for GCSEs and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme following the Middle Years Programme in Years 7-9. Our students are encouraged to take part in an extensive range of extracurricular activities.
TGS is situated in Kent ‘the garden of England’, close to Royal Tunbridge Wells. This location is ideal for trips to London and you will also find beautiful countryside on your doorstep. Excellent transport links to both London and the coast.
Ethos and Values
Tonbridge Grammar School is an IBO World School and our ethos and values are closely aligned to those of the International Baccalaureate Organisation with its focus on intercultural awareness, holistic learning and communication.
Benefits of joining our community
There is a collegiality amongst the staff at TGS which creates a working environment that is intellectually stimulating and highly rewarding.
Staff benefits include:
• Two full days of induction and a professional studies programme throughout your first year (teaching staff)
• Internationally accredited IB training and MA opportunities (teaching staff)
• For NQT’s – Employment form July: phased timetable of teaching and observations, payment over the summer holiday
preceding your first year with us
• 10 Academy days giving time for team collaboration and meetings
• Motivated and talented students who are eager to learn in a calm and positive environment
• Teachers’ Pension and Local Government Pension Scheme
• Well-being package provided by Schools Advisory Service
• Bike to work scheme
• Wellbeing package
• Organised staff social activities
Ofsted rating is Outstanding (October 2019)
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