Do you want to join a multi academy trust consisting of “outstanding” and “good” schools where there is the potential for career development and promotion?
We are seeking an outstanding and dedicated individual to lead our highly successful English and media department. You will have excellent teaching ability, strong leadership qualities and be able to communicate effectively with students and staff at all levels. You will need to be highly motivated and able to inspire every member of the team to play a part in the department’s commitment to academic excellence. A Director of Faculty will be an integral leader in the school and embody a passion for all-through education. You will ensure that the highest standards of learning, development and achievement are in place for students and this will be achieved through the clear and effective leadership of the department.
We are seeking to appoint an outstanding teacher with the potential to teach at all key stages to join our supportive and highly effective school. If you feel you have a passion for teaching and possess a creative approach to leading a department, then we would love to hear from you.
We welcome applications from experienced teaching staff educated to degree level with Qualified Teacher Status.
The King John School is an outstanding school in Benfleet which is a heavily oversubscribed 11-18 mixed comprehensive of over 2000 students, of which approximately 420 are in the sixth form.
As a school, our Progress 8 measure places us in the top 25% of the country. Over 76% of our students achieved a standard pass in English and mathematics at GCSE (Grade 4 or above) and we are recognised by the Department for Education for our proactive promotion of the English Baccalaureate within our curriculum. Our A-level results have been exemplary, with over 60% of year 13 students gaining A* - B grades in all of their subjects.
The school enjoys an excellent reputation, having received a letter from the Director of Education in September commending the school on the ‘fantastic’ results this year. The school was also graded at the end of September 2013 as ‘outstanding’ across all key areas.
Our school offers a high-quality educational experience through a broad curriculum in a caring, friendly environment, and sets the highest expectations for all. Through high-quality teaching and learning and exceptional wide-ranging enrichment opportunities, the school seeks to cultivate students’ motivation, confidence and intelligence. We strive to be at the forefront of school improvement and innovation and invest heavily in the creation of a learning community. To this end, a new extension to the sixth form, humanities building and state-of-the-art assembly hall have been constructed recently to accommodate the growing number of students wishing to join us.
The school has good staff retention and is wholly committed to continued professional development. All children of appointed permanent teaching staff are eligible to apply for an automatic place at King John School. The school offers free healthcare through Benenden Healthcare Scheme which employees are entitled to join.
Benfleet Teaching School Alliance: This is a partnership formed between three outstanding schools. It is dedicated to strengthening and developing teaching. The Alliance delivers high-quality training, shares excellent teaching practices, offers school-to-school support, develops leadership potential and supports professional development along with offering a CPD programme.
For further information and to apply, please visit www.thekjs.essex.sch.uk/about/recruitment/ to download an application form. Alternatively, email Tanya Bonner, Director of HR: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 9th March 2018.
Interviews: week commencing 19th March 2018.
The King John School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post will be subject to full employment checks, including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
The King John School is a Zenith Multi Academy Trust school.