Teacher of English, Kingston upon Thames

Closing date:

The Tiffin Girls' SchoolKingston upon Thames

Date posted:
Start date: Required from September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPR (Outer London)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

A Head of Year position may be available for the right candidate (TLR £6,513 pa)

This leading selective girls’ state secondary school is seeking to appoint a teacher of English with the skills, expertise and passion to inspire and encourage girls who are motivated, ambitious, articulate and fully engaged with the world around them.  

The English department’s philosophy, policy and practice is learner-centred and literature-based, with the emphasis on developing conceptual understanding of the ways in which meanings are created in texts, delivered through flexible learning strategies and encouraging self-motivated learning.

This post would suit a well-qualified new entrant to the profession, or someone who wants to broaden his/her experiences in an exciting, high achieving context. 

The successful candidate will need to:

  • be confident in teaching English across all key stages 
  • be an excellent classroom practitioner who is prepared to be innovative in their teaching
  • have the ability to communicate effectively with staff, students and parents

We can offer:

  • the opportunity to join a highly successful English department with a wide range of experience and expertise
  • a stimulating and creative environment in a school where extra curricular activities flourish and teachers are encouraged to introduce new and innovative activities 
  • a CPD provision tailored to your needs focusing on areas of research and development
  • a supportive environment where the work-life balance of teachers is proactively supported
  • numerous other benefits (please see our attached information pack)


The Tiffin Girls’ School is ideally situated just fifteen minutes’ walk from Kingston upon Thames town centre and mainline station (Zone 6). For further information about our school please see our web site on www.tiffingirls.org 

Please apply using the downloadable application form on this page or available on our website, or contact the school office.

Closing date: 12 noon on Monday 30th April 2018.

Interview date: Friday 4th May 2018.

The Tiffin Girls’ School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share and support this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to both a full employment history and child protection check, and will also be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring (criminal record) check.



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More about The Tiffin Girls' School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Richmond Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT2 5PL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8546 0773
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