English Teacher, Kent

Closing date:

OneSchool Global UK Maidstone CampusKent

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £23,720 - £39,406 DOE
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

This post is a 12-month Fixed Term Contract from September 2019 until September 2020

Focus Learning Trust is part of OneSchool Global, one of the most extensive and progressive networks of schools and educational support services in the world. With schools in 20 countries worldwide, our 9,000 students are benefiting from the amazing results of global collaboration and cutting-edge educational methods such as Self-Directed Learning

Focus School Linton Park Campus is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic English Teacher, who is looking for a new challenge and would enjoy working in a school where the students love to learn. You will continue to inspire and enthuse our KS3 and KS4 students to achieve at the highest levels whilst supporting the development of all learners. 

Our schools offer achievement, opportunity and professional challenge to our students within a supportive environment. The students have a passion and desire to excel in learning. We are looking for conscientious and hard-working individuals who are passionate about education, pay meticulous attention to detail and who wish to maintain our environment to the highest standard. Our goal is to become a leading-edge school in every aspect.

N.B. Visits prior to application are warmly welcomed so you can come and see for yourself what makes Focus Learning Trust such a special and unique place to work.

N.B. The post is open to NQT’s

Key Responsibilities:

• Creating a climate for learning that is conducive for excellent practice

• Identifying clear teaching and learning objectives 

• Differentiating to provide support for students with SEND (Special Education Needs and Disabilities) and challenge for those who are gifted and talented

• Using a variety of teaching strategies to motivate and challenge students, and ensure high levels of interest

• Developing approaches to Self-Directed Learning and using technology to support learning

• Using assessment data to inform lesson planning 

• Producing reports for parents in line with the school calendar

• Contributing to subject development by producing, reviewing and updating curriculum plans and schemes of work

• Establish effective working relationships with colleagues and set an outstanding example to stakeholders through personal and professional conduct

You will:

• Be highly motivated and an excellent classroom practitioner

• Possess recent experience of teaching English to students across KS3 and KS4

• Have an up to date knowledge of the KS3 and KS4 National Curriculum and assessment framework, along with exam specifications for GCSE 

• Be relentlessly positive, with a ‘can do’ attitude

• Be an experienced teacher or an exceptional NQT

• Enjoy being part of a supportive team

• Be caring and enthusiastic

• Respect the school’s Ethos and Values

We offer:

• Supportive staff, Trustees and an involved community who are committed to school improvement, who will work with you to achieve your goals

• Students who are enthusiastic and highly motivated with a love of learning

• Excellent premises and well-equipped classrooms providing a modern and technologically advanced learning environment for students 

• The opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of our students

• A competitive salary (including a staff laptop) and Teachers Pension Contributions

• Professional support from Focus Learning Trust to continually progress and develop your career with through our unique Teacher Training Academy - equivalent to 100 hours per academic year

For more information about Focus Learning Trust or specific information relating to our Campus please visit http://www.focus-school.com/ or follow us on LinkedIn at Focus Learning Trust

For an informal discussion or visit to the school please contact the School Business Manager, Mrs Debbie Gilbertson on 01622 740825, or email flt.recruit@focus-school.com for an application pack.

Closing Date for application forms: Monday 20th May 2019

Interviews will be held week commencing: Wednesday 22nd May 2019

NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES 

Focus School Linton Park Campus is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.

We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the school. This is in line with statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education 2018 and The Education Act 2002, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment



More about OneSchool Global UK Maidstone Campus
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 7 - 18 years
Address: Heath Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 4HT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1622 740820
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OneSchool Global UK Maidstone Campus (formerly Focus School Linton Park Campus) is an independent, all-through, co-educational, non-selective school for children aged 7-18. It has a strong Christian ethos and there are 214 pupils on its roll. Linton ...