Key Stage 4 English Lead, Kent

Closing date:

Rainham School for GirlsKent

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS dependent on scale/experience + Teaching and Learning payment
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Rainham School for Girls

Derwent Way

Rainham

Gillingham

Kent

ME8 0BX

(NOR 1600)

Executive Headteacher: Dr K Roberts

Key stage 4 English Lead

Rainham School for Girls are looking to appoint an English Teacher with a Teaching and Learning Responsibility for Key stage 4, to work within our enthusiastic, dedicated English Faculty.

Rainham School for Girls represents a culture of high aspiration, high expectation and success. Our aim is to provide an outstanding learning experience for all students within a safe, disciplined and caring environment.  

The preferred candidate will: 

• Be an inspirational teacher who believes that the students in their care deserve the very best education 

• Be able to plan and teach engaging lessons which support students to make progress

• Be able to demonstrate a passion about the role of English within education  

• Be able to establish strong relationships and have excellent interpersonal skills   

The role will involve:- 

• Leading developments at KS4 within English including appropriate courses, resources, schemes of work and teaching and learning strategies in conjunction with HOF

• Being responsible for the analysing, monitoring and evaluating KS4 pupil progress targets to make a measurable contribution to whole school targets

• Being accountable for formulating aims and objectives for KS4 within the Faculty that support the strategic plans of the school in conjunction with HOF 

• Assisting with the design, development, and delivery of an appropriate and high quality KS4 English curriculum  

• Contributing to the implementation of the school monitoring policy including carrying out lesson observations and work scrutiny in KS4. 

Career progression is fully encouraged by the school which is supported through our outstanding CPD programme. We are part of one of the biggest Multi-Academy chains in the South East of England, The Kemnal Academies Trust so progression can also be Trust wide. We passionately believe in collaborative working and actively promote school to school support. This includes accessing support from our strong Teaching School Alliance who offer a range of high quality professional development opportunities for staff at all levels. We also have 1 hour a week built into the school day for CPD to fully capitalise on the power of collaboration and sharing of good practice.

Rainham School for Girls represents a culture of high aspiration, high expectation and success. Our aim is to provide an outstanding learning experience for all students within a safe, disciplined and caring environment. 

TKAT are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS disclosure and full safeguarding checks as well as satisfactory references.

TKAT is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit. 

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Applications will be considered on receipt and an appointment may be made before the closing date.




More about Rainham School for Girls
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Derwent Way, Rainham, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 0BX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1634 362 746
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