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Teacher of English - Full-time/Part-time

The Harvey Grammar School, Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-4101-18T
  • Posted:12/01/2022
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:27/01/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Week beginning 31st January 2022


We are seeking to appoint an imaginative, enthusiastic, and committed teacher of English to join this outstanding selective school for boys.  Staffing in the department is very stable and this will be a rare opportunity to join a friendly, collaborative and successful department in a genuinely high achieving school.

Further information and an application form are available by phone on: (01303) 252131, or from the school website: www.harveygs.kent.sch.uk, or from Mrs K Bristow at the school address.

Applications will be considered in order of receipt. 

Closing date for applications – 12pm on Thursday 27th January 2022.

Interviews will be held:  Week beginning Monday 31st January 2022.

The school is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.

This post is subject to enhanced DBS clearance.

Information about the school

The Harvey Grammar School is a selective 11–18 boys’ grammar school with a distinguished history dating back to 1674. The school has a potent mix of bright, well-motivated pupils and highly qualified, experienced staff.

With a proven track record of helping pupils develop into well-rounded individuals with excellent academic records, the Harvey is committed to developing both academic potential and personal growth. Outside of the regular school day, the School offers a range of extra-curricular activities.

Our ethos is one of encouraging our young men to work hard, play hard and to be supportive of fellow pupils. Every pupil is given the support to identify and develop his particular talents, whether they be in the academic, sporting, creative or other fields.

The Harvey is committed to its founding principles, being to serve the brightest boys in Shepway regardless of their social background. Our ultimate aim is that all our boys enjoy their time at the Harvey, are instilled with strong community values and develop into self-assured, articulate and helpful young men, being ready and equipped to go on to the next stage of their careers.

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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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.