Teacher of English, West Berkshire

Closing date:

Kennet SchoolWest Berkshire

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS (£23,720 - £39,406) + relocation package available
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of English 

Are you an English teacher looking for the next challenge? Would you like to join a school community, which values the development of its teachers and invests heavily in CPD? We are looking for a teacher to join our successful English team.  We are committed to providing the environment and training for you to develop your career and refine your practice. 

In addition, we offer:

  • an open and collaborative community that trusts its teachers, equipping them with the skills and allowing them the freedom to act as valued professionals; 
  • outstanding facilities and resources; 
  • a range of personal benefits, including Cycle to Work Scheme, on site leisure centre and an active staff social committee;
  • rigid procedures for managing behaviour;
  • an Ofsted outstanding School that believes ‘better never stops’. 


For further insight into this role and the English Department and Kennet School please view the attachments below labelled:

 ‘A letter from our Headteacher’ (What We Believe)

 ‘Letter to Applicants’ (Staff Benefits)

‘Further information about the role’


We would like you to be:

  • a clear communicator with strong values and sense of moral purpose;
  • able to teach English to KS4 in Language and Literature and to KS5 in either;
  • creative, forward thinking attitude & unapologetically passionate about your subject;
  • committed to working collaboratively as part of a team and across the school;
  • willing to think creatively and take risks in the classroom;
  • hard-working with excellent organisational skills. 


How to Apply

Click the ‘Quick Apply’ button below to complete the application form. 

The school’s successes are well documented, but we believe that it is most impressive when seen in action. We welcome enquiries and visits prior to application, so please get in touch with Chris Ellison, Deputy Headteacher for more information (cellison@kennetschool.co.uk ).  

 

Deadline & Interview Dates

Deadline for applications is 9am, Monday 9 September and candidates selected for interview will be informed by telephone soon after. Interview date: Wednesday 11 September.

 

Additional Information

Kennet School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment, including being subject to a full DBS check. 





More about Kennet School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Stoney Lane, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG19 4LL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1635 862 121
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