Teacher of English, Swindon

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Kingsdown SchoolSwindon

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

The Governing Body, Trust and Headteacher seek to appoint an inspiring and forward thinking Teacher of English.  

Kingsdown School is at a very exciting stage in its history.  From September we welcomed a  

• New Headteacher 

• New Chair of Governors and we 

• Became an official partner of the River Learning Trust  

We are looking to appoint an inspiring teacher of English. This exciting and challenging post requires an enthusiastic, hardworking, conscientious and energetic individual with a strong track record. We are looking for a teacher with a broad skills base who is willing to bring new ideas and methods to an established department and play a central role in the continuing innovation of the curriculum. Applications from NQTs are welcome.  

We can offer you:  

• the opportunity to work with an incredibly strong, talented and committed team   

• excellent facilities and resources   

• an ambitious and dedicated student community with supportive parents  

• high quality CPD to develop your career 

• extended opportunities to network across the RLT  

Kingsdown School is part of a Multi Academy Trust and joined the River Learning Trust on the 1st September 2017. The successful applicant will join the School as a River Learning Trust employee.  

Please contact recruitment@kingsdownschool.co.uk for an application pack or telephone the HR Department on 01793 837087 or visit www.kingsdownschool.co.uk. Applications will only be accepted on a Kingsdown School application form with a covering letter by email or post.  Please do not submit your details via any external website as these will not be received by the school.   

Closing date for completed applications is Monday 5th February 2018 by 08:00am. I

Interview date is Friday 9th February 2018.  

CVs will not be accepted and no agencies please.  

If you have not heard from us shortly after the closing date this means that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.  

Kingsdown School is a mixed 11-16 Academy situated on the eastern outskirts of Swindon.  The most recent OFSTED inspection commented “Leaders provide a curriculum that is broad and balanced.  A notable strength of the school is its care for pupils facing particular difficulties, the work the school does to support pupils’ personal development and well-being is good”   

Kingsdown School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Hyde Road, Stratton St Margaret, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN2 7SH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1793 822284
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