Teacher of English, Wiltshire

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Kingdown SchoolWiltshire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS (£23,720 - £39,406)
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

As a forward-looking and innovative school we are seeking to appoint a highly skilled Teacher of English to join our friendly and successful team from September 2019 on a temporary one year contract.

This is an outstanding opportunity for an NQT or experienced teacher to join and progress in our highly successful English Department.  QTS status is essential.  An ability to teach across the full age and ability range up to A Level is desirable.

Kingdown School is ranked in the top 10 secondary schools in Wiltshire situated in Warminster in the heart of beautiful rural Wiltshire with excellent links to Salisbury, Bath, Bristol and the South-West. Kingdown School is an academy under the Acorn Education Trust providing exciting opportunities to improve local education and draw on the collective experience of a Trust.

The English Department is housed in the English Block.  All full time English teachers have their own room well-furnished with PC, projector and whiteboard.  There is an excellent resource room, with kitchenette, a comfortable Learning Resources Centre, separate ICT room and access to an excellent school library. Working conditions are excellent and enable English teachers to keep closely in touch and share ideas.  

For the successful candidate we can offer:

  • enthusiastic, friendly and hardworking students with excellent attitudes to learning;
  • a caring and supportive community environment;
  • a commitment to health and wellbeing of staff;
  • a commitment to professional development;
  • full support and induction programme for NQTs.;
  • the opportunity to work effectively with other schools as part of a multi-academy trust.

To apply:

Please take time to read further information on the attached documents and if you like what you see please apply via the "apply" button below and send a letter of application addressed to Mr D Lock, Headteacher  via email to Miss Rebecca Krzyzosiak, PA to Headtacher, at  rak@kingdown.wilts.sch.uk .  Tel 01985 224204

Interviews: Week commencing 24th June 2019

Kingdown School, as part of the Acorn Education Trust, is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful in obtaining this post you will be subject to a Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and health screening.

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More about Kingdown School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Woodcock Road, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 9DR, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1985 215551
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Kingdown School is an 11 to 18 school set in the charming market town of Warminster, Wiltshire on the edge of Salisbury Plain lying between Bath and Salisbury.  Warminster is a bustling garrison town with a population of approximately 17,000. &n...