English Teacher, Second In Charge

The Holmesdale School, Snodland, Kent, ME6 5HS

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  • Start date details

    As Soon As Possible

  • Closing date

    1 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    18 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR2c (£3,017) available.

What skills and experience we're looking for

We have an opportunity for a Teacher of English to join our team with the additional responsibility of being Second In Charge.

We are looking for a teacher with the following:

  • Knowledge of the National Curriculum.
  • Understanding of the issues surrounding the safeguarding of children and commitment to child welfare and safety.
  • A good understanding of the importance of literacy and numeracy across the curriculum.
  • A good understanding of how to assess pupil progress.
  • Experience of teaching of specialist subjects across all three key stages.

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

This role would be ideal for somebody looking to gain leadership experience.

What the school offers its staff

  • Permanent
  • To start as soon as possible

We have an opportunity for a Teacher of English to join our team with the additional responsibility of being Second In Charge.

The Holmesdale School is part of Swale Academies Trust, a leading Multi-Academy Trust for school improvement. A well-established, 11-18 mixed secondary school in the community of Snodland, providing a safe environment where a high quality, ambitious curriculum is delivered. Staff are committed to improvement and supporting students in a culture that is safe and fully inclusive.

Please visit https://www.holmesdale.kent.sch.uk/ for more about our school.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our school. In return, we offer a stimulating, supporting and rewarding working environment, where all staff are valued and where you will have the opportunity to access a range of excellent professional opportunities to support your progression.

Additional benefits include:

  • Excellent on site facilities;
  • Excellent CPD programme;
  • Being part of a highly successful Trust;
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Wellbeing and advice;
  • Cycle to Work Scheme;
  • Kent Rewards Scheme – access to local and national retail discounts;
  • Employee Referral Recruitment incentive.

Candidates will be contacted if they are successfully shortlisted for interview.

If you are interested in this post, please contact Louise Bates, PA to the Headteacher at louise.bates@holmesdale.kent.sch.uk or 01634 240416.

Applications should be made via Kent Teach. Please note, we cannot accept CVs.

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at or 01795 426091 (option 2)

Candidates will be contacted if they are successfully shortlisted for interview.

Further details about the role

We are happy to discuss any support you may need during your application process as part of our reasonable adjustment approach.

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

The Holmesdale School may complete an online check of shortlisted candidates in line with the Keeping Children Safe In Education guidelines.

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, The Holmesdale School reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

Interview Dates: w/c 5th December 2022

Commitment to safeguarding

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

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About The Holmesdale School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
Up to 959 pupils
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01634 240416

Arranging a visit to The Holmesdale School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email louise.bates@holmesdale.kent.sch.

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