Teacher of English (Maternity Cover), Kent

Closing date:

Maidstone Grammar School for GirlsKent
Date posted:
Start date: Term 6 or September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GBP £24,373 - £40,490 (MPS/UPS)
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: No

Teacher of English (Maternity Cover)

Full Time Required for either Term 6 or September 2020 

Applications from prospective NQTs and experienced teachers are welcome


We are seeking an enthusiastic, dynamic and innovative colleague to join a team of committed professionals within our English Department to teach across all key stages for this maternity cover.  This maternity cover is expected to end in May 2021.  The post would be equally suitable for an experienced teacher or for an NQT.  A passion for the subject and the desire to inspire others are essential.  The ability to teach GCSE  English Literature is essential with A level English Literature being desirable.

Maidstone Grammar School for Girls is a very successful selective girls’ school of 1250 students with a mixed Sixth Form of approximately 320.  Since July 2019 we have been appointed by the Department for Education as a Computing Hub in recognition of the expertise the school has evidenced in Computing Education, and will take a lead in training teachers across the south east in the delivery of Computing. This post offers the opportunity to work with intellectually able young people in a supportive and friendly environment.  Staff benefits include strong support for professional development.

“Maidstone Grammar School for Girls is an outstanding school” (Ofsted)

Full details and an application pack are available from the school’s website www.mggs.org.  Applicants should complete our application form and email, along with covering letter, to the Headteacher’s PA.  If you require any additional information please contact Ms Starns, PA to the Headteacher, via email: mstarns@mggs.org

Applications welcomed immediately

Applications will be considered in the order in which they are received. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and Maidstone Grammar School for Girls reserves the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.

Closing Date: noon on Monday, 24th February 2020

Interview Date: Friday, 28th February 2020

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.

More about Maidstone Grammar School for Girls
Address: Buckland Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 0SF, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1622 752103