When you’re one of the UK’s largest progressive and innovative Secondary Schools, rated “a good school in all aspects” OFSTED October 2012, it’s a title that you want to retain and strive to improve upon. To further boost our students’ academic achievement, we’re looking for a qualified Teacher of English to work with our students across all Key Stages to develop their learning - NQTs are also welcomed.
Our energetic and highly motivated English department are actively engaged in an integrated programme of reading, writing, speaking and listening, drama and media activities. Assessment for learning, active learning and positive reinforcement are cornerstones of the department’s philosophy.
At Key Stage 3, all students follow a core of schemes of work that are cross-curricular in a highly creative learning environment. At Key Stages 3 and 4, students are generally taught in mixed-ability groups, although there is a single high-ability set in each of the timetabling bands. Students requiring additional support are offered the Literacy Progress Units and literacy mentoring.
At A Level, English Literature, English Language and Literature and Creative Writing are consistently amongst the most popular subject choices of sixth form students. All courses follow AQA specifications. Results are consistently impressive with value added at every Key Stage.
In return, you will enjoy a unique working environment in the heart of the Weald of Kent, discounts and offers with Kent Rewards and ongoing training and support to help you excel and develop your career as a teacher. All teaching staff are provided with an Apple device and there is also a nursery based on the school site which offers discounts to Homewood Staff.
We are not accepting applications from employment agencies for this position but would be delighted to receive a direct application.
Closing date: 23rd April 2019, however early applications are encouraged as we review applications as we receive them.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all members of the community. Homewood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be asked to apply for an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.