Teacher of English, Warminster

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Kingdown SchoolWarminster

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

As a forward-looking and innovative school we are seeking to appoint a highly skilled Teacher of English to join our friendly and innovative team.

This is an outstanding opportunity for an NQT or experienced teacher to join our highly successful English Department.  An ability to teach across the full age and ability range up to GCSE is essential.  An ability or willingness to teach to A Level, including Film or Media Studies, is also desirable, but not essential.

Kingdown School is ranked in the top 10 secondary schools in Wiltshire situated in   Warminster in the heart of beautiful rural Wiltshire with excellent links to Salisbury, Bath, Bristol and the South-West.  Kingdown School is an academy under the Acorn Education Trust providing exciting opportunities to improve local education and draw on the collective experience of a Trust.

For the successful candidate we can offer:

  • enthusiastic, friendly and hardworking students with excellent attitudes to learning;
  • a caring and supportive community environment;
  • a commitment to professional development;
  • full support and induction programme for NQTs.
  • the opportunity to work effectively with other schools as part of a multi-academy trust.

For more information please take time to view via the links below.  To apply please use the "apply" button and, write a letter of application (no more than 2 sides of A4) outlining your philosophy of education and send, along with your current CV, by email to  elf@acorneducationtrust.com

Visits from prospective candidates are warmly welcomed.  For any further queries please contact Mrs Elaine Fullick,   Kingdown School, Woodcock Road, WARMINSTER, Wiltshire BA12 9DR.  Tel: 01985 224264

Kingdown School, as   part of the Acorn Education Trust, is committed to safeguarding and promoting   the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers   to share this commitment. If successful in obtaining this post you will be   subject to a Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and health   screening.

DBS (Disclosure &   Barring Services) check will be required for the successful candidate. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Acorn Education Trust CEO: Sara Edwards

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More about Kingdown School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Woodcock Road, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 9DR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1985 215551
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Kingdown School is an 11 to 18 school set in the charming market town of Warminster, Wiltshire on the edge of Salisbury Plain lying between Bath and Salisbury.  Warminster is a bustling garrison town with a population of approximately 17,000. &n...