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Job details

Job details
Employer Kingsdown School
Location Swindon
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts 1st January 2017

The Governing Body, Trust and Headteacher seek to appoint an inspiring and engaging teacher to inspire our students from January 2018.  

Kingsdown School is at a very exciting stage in its history.  

From September we welcomed a 

• New Headteacher 

• New Chair of Governors and we 

• Became an official partner of the River Learning Trust 

We are looking for someone who is: 

  • an dedicated practitioner committed to improving and sharing their practice 
  • successful in raising standards of attainment and accelerating progress for all 
  • an excellent team player with a proven record of success
  • committed to ensuring delivery of the PE curriculum so that it meets the needs of all students 
  • able to inspire, engage and enthuse students, staff and parents 
  • a teacher with real drive, enthusiasm, energy and determination 
  • ready and wanting to make a real difference to the lives of our students 

In return 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 leadership skills and career 
  • extended opportunities to network across the RLT   

Previous experience of BTEC PE and GCSE dance is desirable.

For an application pack or if you would like to visit the School, please email Ms Hannah Parkin, Human Resources Officer at: or 01793 837102 

Closing date: 8.00am on Monday 16th October 2017

Interview date: 18th October 2017

CVs will not be accepted. No Agencies please. 

Kingsdown School is a popular mixed 11-16 Academy situated on the eastern outskirts of Swindon.  The most recent OFSTED inspection commented “The quality of teaching and learning, and the effectiveness of middle leaders have improved. Governors and senior leaders have moved into a higher gear. Students feel safe, behave well, are polite and get on well together”    

Kingsdown School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be requested to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

About the employer

Information about Kingsdown School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 16 years
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