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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    31 May 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    3 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subject

English

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£50,122 to £55,360

Pay scale

Leadership

Additional allowances

Recruitment incentive of £5,000.

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will be someone who is an enthusiastic, talented and passionate teacher of English. You will have excellent subject knowledge and be confident that students in your care will make exceptional progress.

The school is offering a recruitment incentive of £5k. This is split into the following payments - £2.5k subject to the successful completion of a 6 month probationary period, and a further £2.5k to be paid in September '24 as a retention incentive. This is subject to the successful candidate remaining at the school for at least that next year.

This is a great opportunity for someone to join a team which is forward-thinking and focused on doing the very best for each and every student.

We have an ambitious vision for our school driven by our excellent team to ensure our students experience as much Outstanding and Good practice as possible. In line with this, we are looking for a candidate who can regularly deliver lessons to these standards.


What the school offers its staff

Benefits of Working with The Howard Academy Trust

We care about our staff's health and wellbeing and offer:

  • CareFirst - Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free Flu Jabs
  • Free Health Checks
  • Access EarlyPay
  • Mindfulness Taster Sessions
  • Skills Network of 30 Free Level 2 8 – 12 week courses
  • Discounted gym membership at Avenue Tennis, Gillingham
  • Wellbeing afternoons
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders
  • Access to Benenden Healthcare
  • Free parking at all our sites

We reserve the right to alter our interview dates and


Commitment to safeguarding

The Howard Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

The Howard Academy Trust is committed to equality, inclusion and diversity and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates. We are committed to providing a mutually supportive working environment where every individual is respected, valued and included.

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About The Abbey School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
Up to 1226 pupils
Age range
11 to 19
Email address
hr@thatrust.org.uk
Phone number
01634 265770

The Abbey School is a mixed secondary school with a thriving population of over 1100 students. We believe that school should be a place where young people can discover and develop their own talents. We have high expectations of all our students, which are supported by consistently applied systems, structures, rituals and routines across our learning environment. We are a supportive school community including a positive staff team with high staff morale.

The school is situated in the historic market town of Faversham and is surrounded by many new housing developments that are leading to our rapid growth. We aim to provide the highest quality value-added education and excellent pastoral care for all students so that they feel secure and valued.

We have an ambitious vision for our school driven by our excellent team to ensure our students experience as much Outstanding and Good practice as possible. In line with this, we are looking for a candidate who can regularly deliver lessons to these standards.

OfSTED confirmed the school continues to provide a good education for all of its pupils. They noted several strengths including “strong leadership, the quality of teaching, improving exam results, a vibrant sixth form, good behavior, and an excellent level of care and safety”.

Arranging a visit to The Abbey School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@thatrust.org.uk.

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