Teacher of English, Swindon

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Kingsdown SchoolSwindon

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Start date: 01/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The Governing Body, Trust and Headteacher seek to appoint an inspiring and forward thinking Teacher of English. 

We are looking to appoint an inspiring teacher of English. This exciting and challenging post requires an enthusiastic, hardworking, conscientious and committed individual. We are looking for a teacher with a broad skills base who is willing to collaborate with an established department and play a central role in the continuing innovation of the curriculum. Applications from NQTs are welcome.

Kingsdown School is at a very exciting stage in its history. From September 2017 we welcomed a: 

• New Headteacher

• New Chair of Governors, and we

• Became an official partner of the River Learning Trust

In January 2018 we set the new vision – “a school of excellence bursting with pride and ambition”and a new mission statement – “to champion each and every student”

We can offer you: 

• the opportunity to work with an incredibly strong, talented and committed team  

• excellent facilities and resources  

• an ambitious and dedicated student community with supportive parents 

• high quality CPD to develop your career

• extended opportunities to network across the RLT

Kingsdown School is part of a Multi Academy Trust and joined the River Learning Trust on the 1st September 2017. The successful applicant will join the School as a River Learning Trust employee.

For any enquires, please contact recruitment@kingsdownschool.co.uk or telephone the HR Department on 01793 837087. Applications will only be accepted on a Kingsdown School application form via tes.com.

If you have not heard from us shortly after the closing date please assume you have not been successful on this occasion. 

Closing date for completed applications is Monday 22nd April 2019 at 11.59pm. 

Interview date – Monday 26th April 2019.

No agencies please. CVs will not be accepted.

Kingsdown School is a mixed 11-16 Academy situated on the eastern outskirts of Swindon.  The most recent OFSTED inspection commented “Leaders provide a curriculum that is broad and balanced.  A notable strength of the school is its care for pupils facing particular difficulties, the work the school does to support pupils’ personal development and well-being is good.” 

Kingsdown School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Hyde Road, Stratton St Margaret, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN2 7SH, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1793 822284
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