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Teacher of English - Full-time

Orchards Academy, Swanley

  • Ref:KCC886-4031-166T
  • Posted:10/01/2022
  • Pay:MPS Fringe
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:31/01/2022 at 16:00
  • Interviews:w/c 7 Feb 2022

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Job Title: Teacher of English 

Location Orchards Academy                                     

Closing Date: Monday 31st January 2022  

Interview Date: W/C 7th February 2022  We reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of applications. If you have not had any communication within 10 days of the closing date please take this as confirmation that on this occasion your application has not been successful.                   

Start Date:  1st September 2022

We are delighted to introduce you to Orchards Academy, a secondary school that is at the heart of the local community. At Orchards we aim to provide a caring yet challenging curriculum and environment in which the talents of each student are nurtured and enabled to flourish. Where there is a relentless drive to enable students to achieve their full potential.

Orchards Academy is excited to be recruiting an experienced English teacher to join our growing team. The ideal candidate will have the ability to inspire and motivate pupils, have the confidence to share best practice and work in a positive and innovative department.  A proven track record at key stage 4 or 5 is essential to this post. 

The successful candidate will work across the whole ability range at KS3 and KS4.

Amongst other things this individual must;

  • Be passionate about English and the opportunities it offers pupils.
  • Have a determination to succeed
  • Be a reflective practitioner
  • Having an understanding of the GCSE specification is desirable.
  • Have the drive to make a real difference to the lives of students.
  • Proven track record of outcomes.

For any questions or to book an informal conversation about this position please contact Mrs Angela Jones via email to: angela.jones@orchards-tkat.org  or Tel: 01322 616136

NO AGENCIES PLEASE - WE ARE LOOKING TO FILL THIS VACANCY BY DIRECT APPLICATION ONLY

The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post, in accordance with the Immigration Act 2016 

Safeguarding: TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and Barring service check, a Right to Work in the UK check and satisfactory references.

Our Commitment - Equal, Inclusive, Diverse: TKAT is committed to inclusion, diversity and equality of opportunity by encouraging and welcoming differences, listening to individual experiences, aspirations and accomplishments and learning how to grow better together. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic; this includes applicants wishing to work flexibly.

Access to interview: Should you be selected and invited to interview please let us know if you require us to adapt the interview environment. If we can accommodate practical workplace adjustments to assist we will.

 

Information about the school

Orchards Academy aims to provide a caring yet challenging curriculum and environment in which the talents of each student are nurtured and enabled to flourish.

As a small school we quickly develop a strong sense of belonging. This strong sense of community allows students to grow personally and academically as they trust and feel supported by a staff body that knows them well. This results in a calm, orderly and purposeful atmosphere where students enjoy their learning, make good progress and feel safe.

We aim to work with students, parents and the wider community to provide a safe, supportive and stimulating learning environment where high expectations and levels of challenge enable our students to achieve academically, socially and emotionally so they can make a positive contribution to society.

Working for TKAT: Leadership within TKAT schools require passion, understanding, empathy and above all, a genuine love for the profession. Our role is to support you by giving you the flexibility to work how and when you need to; to open up opportunities to develop your career; to take care of your wellbeing at work; to enable you to flourish as an individual and to offer the kind of rewards you can only find from improving the prospects and life chances for literally thousands of children and young people.

Equal Opportunities: TKAT is committed to equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic for example race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit. This includes applications from individuals wishing to work full time, part time or on a flexible basis.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01322 661006

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).