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Teacher of English

The King Edmund SchoolEssex

Teacher of English

Full-time or Part time Job Share, permanent post

Main / Upper Pay Range

Required for start in September 2021 (or earlier)

KES is a school with good leadership and management and one with great public transport links.  The school day lends itself to a good work/life balance with the teaching day ending at 14:10 each day.  Offering an extensive support programme, including mentor/buddy system, Initial Teacher Training support for NQTs or for those seeking Qualified Teacher Status (QTS / QTLS), a system of twilight training sessions, as well as excellent development opportunities.  Staff benefits include free car parking, onsite gymnasium and swimming pool, as well as staff recognition schemes including a ‘Shout Out Board’ and your own personal ‘KES Angel’.

Applications will be welcomed from those seeking a fulltime job role, as well as those seeking part time or job share work patterns.  Applicants will need to specify this clearly when submitting their CV.

If you are currently considering a career move for the start of the forthcoming academic year 2021/2022, or currently in your teacher training year, we would like to hear from you.  Please complete the ‘Quick Apply’ application on the school website Current Vacancies - The King Edmund School (kes.essex.sch.uk and submit, together with a copy of your CV and a covering letter.

We also welcome and encourage telephone calls on 01702 560904 to register an interest, find out more about the school and the role.

Applicants will need to demonstrate the ability to accept new ideas and a thorough commitment to student learning with evidence of high level of subject specialism and professional development, as well as a flexible and adaptable attitude to meet the needs of the school. We want staff with the vision and determination to ensure all our students receive a first class education and who will rise to the challenge of building on success.

KES has a set of values and expectations of the way that everyone in our school community should treat each other - everyone works together to ensure the school is welcoming and that everyone feels valued. We are #KESway.

** KIND **                   ** SUPPORTIVE **                   ** PROUD **

Closing Date for applications is midday on Friday 21 May 2021

Interviews to be conducted during the week commencing 24 May 2021

The King Edmund School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment and undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our Safer Recruitment & Selection Procedures.

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