Teacher of English, Kent

Closing date:

Dartford Grammar SchoolKent

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + LFA
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


Enjoy teaching at


Roll: 1486 (596 in the sixth form)

(Boys 11-18, Girls 16-18)


required for September 2019 


An enthusiastic and committed teacher to teach English in a high performing school offering excellence within the state sector. The school has many new state of the art facilities and one of the largest school sixth forms in the country. 

The post would be equally suitable for an exceptional new entrant to the profession or a more experienced teacher who would enjoy a significant amount of Sixth Form teaching.  A willingness to offer a second subject to GCSE would be desirable. 

Dartford Grammar School is one of the highest performing schools nationally at Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5, with excellent facilities designated as ’outstandingly successful’ in successive national and international inspections.  All sixth form students study English as part of their post 16 studies.  The ability to teach across all Key Stages and a willingness to be an active participant in the extra-curricular life of the school are essential.  

We are keen to hear from you if you are:

• an excellent classroom practitioner

• committed to raising achievement and transforming learning

• well-organised, proactive and able to work effectively as part of a team

• well-motivated and conscientious.

We can offer you:

• the opportunity to inspire highly able and well-motivated students to fulfil and exceed their potential

• a dynamic and supportive working environment 

• a well-established Induction Programme

• opportunities for professional development

For further details and an application pack please contact the school (telephone: 01322 223039; fax: 01322 291426; e-mail: adennett@dartfordgrammarschool.org.uk) 

Please return a completed application form, to the Headmaster, Mr W J Oakes, Dartford Grammar School, West Hill, Dartford, Kent DA1 2HW.

Closing date: Friday 22nd February 2019 

Interview date to be confirmed 

(The school may interview early in the case of an exceptional candidate)

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

More about Dartford Grammar School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: West Hill, Dartford, Kent, DA1 2HW, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1322 223039
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