Teacher of English, Brighton

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King's SchoolBrighton

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of English

Contract: Full time and permanent 

Salary: Main Scale/UPS (applications from NQTs welcomed)

Start date: September 2018

Application closing date: Wednesday 31st January at midday


Please note that the successful candidate will be required to teach a second subject (ideally within the humanities) as part of their timetable.


Are you an outstanding English teacher who is looking for a new challenge? King’s School is currently recruiting for a teacher of English with QTS to join our growing school community. If you are an outstanding classroom teacher with a passion for student learning and you want to be part of something new and exciting, we look forward to receiving your application. 


King’s School is an ecumenical Christian School in the Diocese of Chichester. We are part of the Russell Education Trust which operates five very successful schools across the south of England. The school opened its doors to its first cohort of students in September 2013. There are currently just over 490 students in years 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 with a team of over 45 teachers and support staff. A further 125 students will join the school in September 2018. Our aim is to provide a high quality education in a caring Christian environment in which every student is known and cared for. We are committed to outstanding academic performance and to fostering a love of learning. 

Why join King’s School?

  • Enthusiastic, committed and supportive staff team and SLT
  • Range of opportunities for professional development
  • Exciting opportunities for in school development 
  • Excellent support through our sponsor- the Russell Education Trust
  • Close proximity to the vibrant city of Brighton


The closing date for applications is Wednesday 31st January at midday. Shortlisted candidates will be asked for interview shortly after close of applications. 

If you would like an informal conversation about this role, or to visit King’s School, please contact Eleanor Edwards on 01273 840004, or email vacancies@kingsschoolhove.org.uk

If you wish to apply for this position, please visit our website for the application form and further information www.kingsschoolhove.org.uk Completed applications should be sent to vacancies@kingsschoolhove.org.uk by noon on the closing date. 


We are completely committed to safeguarding the welfare of our students. Those who work for us are expected to share this commitment, which will be fully tested as part of the selection process. Our policies, procedures and practices reflect our commitment to equality and diversity. Individuals will be selected for appointment based purely on their suitability for the post.

King’s School is a Free School which takes funding from the department for Education and operates as any other state school. Our sponsor is the Russell Education Trust which is an organisation staffed solely by Educational Professionals (and not by private business). 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: High Street, Portslade, Brighton, East Sussex, BN41 2PG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1273 840004
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