Teacher of Biology, Ashford, Kent.

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The Norton Knatchbull SchoolAshford, Kent.

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: M1 - M6 or UP1 - UP3 depending on experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


Required as soon as possible

This is a full time permanent post.  We are looking for an enthusiastic teacher with a real passion for teaching and learning to contribute to the teaching within this highly successful department.  The post is equally suitable for an NQT or more experienced colleague looking for a new challenge. Teachers with experience in the non-selective sector are encouraged to apply. We welcome applicants who are keen to work with high achieving and motivated students.  The successful applicant will have the opportunity to teach Biology up to and including A Level in fully equipped laboratories with a dedicated prep area and a full time dedicated Technician supporting three full time teachers.  

Biology is a very popular subject in the school, with the majority of students taking it as part of the Triple Science course, and high numbers choosing to study it at A Level each year.

For further details and an application form, visit our school website at www.nks.kent.sch.uk   Please send completed applications to Mrs. S. Butcher, P.A. to the Headteacher, either by post or email sbutcher@nks.kent.sch.uk   For applicants currently serving as teachers, one of the referees should be your current Headteacher or Acting Headteacher. 

Deadline for applications: 9 a.m.  Monday 19th February 2018.  Interviews will take place as soon as possible.

NKS is committed to the Continuing Professional Development of all our staff.  We support our employees in career development and respect initiative and ambition.  As such we are committed to using Performance Management; formal and informal training; coaching and mentoring; and peer support to ensure the progression of our staff.  In return we expect commitment and a desire to improve and excel from our colleagues.

All new recruits to our team will be further supported by a comprehensive Induction Programme and a Mentor.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

Only candidates who are shortlisted will be contacted.

Previous applicants need not apply

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More about The Norton Knatchbull School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Hythe Road, Ashford, Kent, TN24 0QJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1233 620045
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