Teacher of English, Herne Bay, Kent

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Herne Bay High SchoolHerne Bay, Kent

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

Role: Teacher of English 

Salary: MPS / UPS  

Start Date: 1st September 2018 

Closing date for application: Wednesday 21st March 2018  

Details about Herne Bay High School: 

Herne Bay High School is a hugely successful school that serves the Herne Bay coastal area of North Kent. We have a comprehensive intake and are significantly oversubscribed in all year groups and in February 2018 Ofsted rated us good with aspects of outstanding.  Whilst academic rigour and examination success is at the forefront of our development, we passionately believe that a broad, balanced approach to education is important and as such we place tremendous emphasis on the Creative and Performing Arts and Sport as a cornerstone of a young person’s educational journey. 

Due to continual growth, we are looking to recruit passionate, enthusiastic and dedicated staff, who love working with young people and can add to our already excellent workforce. All staff joining HBHS will benefit from 

• High quality personalised professional development 

• Fantastic career opportunities  

• Full programme of induction and support  

• Being part of a school that values it employees   

Details about the post  

The English department is central to our commitment to ensure high quality literacy skills across the curriculum.  In particular, we have developed several innovative strategies to improve student progress in reading and writing, including our bespoke reading curriculum.  The new specifications at GCSE and A level are fully embedded across all key stages and the new grade 1-9 system is fully operational with staff confident in its application.  The sixth form curriculum is wide and varied and could offer the successful applicant exciting opportunities to be involved with Key Stage 5 teaching.  We currently offer English Literature and English Language/Literature at AS and A level as well as the EPQ course.   The successful applicant will be joining a highly supportive and collaborative department.  We welcome applications from NQTs or from more experienced teachers who are looking to further develop their career. 

To apply, please submit a completed application form to Mrs K Eagle, k.eagle@hernebayhigh.org  

Please do not apply for this position unless you are as committed to safeguarding, the prevention of extremism and radicalisation; and promoting the welfare of children as we are at Herne Bay High School.  Applicants must be willing to undergo comprehensive child protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Bullockstone Road, Herne Bay, Kent, CT6 7NS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1227 361221
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