Second in English, Broadstairs, Kent

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The Charles Dickens SchoolBroadstairs, Kent

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Start date: 1 January 2019 or sooner
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

2nd in English

Our School

This is an exciting time to join The Charles Dickens School, as it joined Barton Court Academy Trust (BCAT) on 1 March 2017, working in partnership with Barton Court Grammar School, an outstanding rated co-educational grammar school in Canterbury. This new venture will see The Charles Dickens students and staff benefit from outstanding leadership and the sharing of best practice. The Trust is committed to excellence in professional development.

The Post

A dedicated and enthusiastic Second in English is required for January 2019 or sooner in this over-subscribed non-selective, school which benefits from state-of-the-art new buildings and is situated in a beautiful part of the South East coast.  The School enjoys a good reputation locally, with dedicated colleagues and enthusiastic students.  Staff hold high expectations for all students and work tirelessly to continue to raise attainment and achievement.

The successful candidate should be able to deliver excellence in the classroom, providing innovative and inspirational teaching and learning with effective use of resources and improved standards of learning and achievement for all students. The Second in English is accountable for significant, specified responsibilities focused on teaching and learning and support of literacy and reading programmes, Gifted & Talented development and after school clubs and activities will be expected.

This post carries a TLR2b (£4,740) payment.

Deadline:  Monday 18 June 2018 @ midday

How to Apply

Applications for this post should be made online only using the School's application form. Visit the Vacancies page on the website for more details. CVs will not be accepted.  Applications should be emailed to  If you wish to discuss this post or to arrange a visit please contact Mrs Ormsby, Personnel Assistant.

The Charles Dickens School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application via the Disclosure & Barring Service and a check against the ISA Barred List of Children.

Job location

More about The Charles Dickens School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Broadstairs Road, Broadstairs, Kent, CT10 2RL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1843 862988
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