Lead PSHE Teacher, Kingston upon Thames

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The Kingston AcademyKingston upon Thames

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR dependent on experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Kingston Academy seeks a skilful and engaging PSHE Teacher with a strong command of their subject. This post marks an exciting new direction for our approach to teaching PSHE as we move towards a model of all pupils at KS3 benefiting from a discrete of PSHE lesson per week. As such, we are looking for a candidate to help plan, shape and develop this offer. 


We invite applications from candidates with the following attributes for this pivotal role:      

  • Passionate about their subject and willingness to develop PSHE based Schemes of Work which reflect pupil needs and current priorities;      
  • Strong classroom practitioner, with the ability to engage pupils;      
  • Flexible and committed to engage in the wider curriculum through our Going Beyond and enrichment activities;     
  • Experience of teaching KS3 in other curriculum areas   
  • Keenness to harness and develop links with outside agencies and organisations to support the overall personal development of pupils across the school. 

Assessment Procedure  

Our selection procedure will aim to identify with rigour whether the candidate fulfills the requirements of the post and will include the consideration of the candidate’s suitability to work with children and young people.  The process will include:  


  • Conducting an observed lesson of 55 minutes duration;  
  • Meeting with a panel of our pupils for informal question and answer session; 
  • Interview with the Head Teacher, Deputy Head and head of the relevant curriculum area.

  If you would like to visit the school prior to making your application you are most welcome to do so.  We can organise for you to meet with an Assistant Head or Deputy Head Teacher who can give you an insight into The Kingston Academy.  Please call Justine Free, PA to the Head, to organise a mutually convenient time.  Your application will not be disadvantaged in any sense, should you be unable to visit.


We look forward to receiving your application



More about The Kingston Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Richmond Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT2 5PE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8465 6200
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