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Politics Teacher

Kennet School, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG19 4LL

This job expired on 24 January 2022

  • Expected start date

    1 April 2022

  • Application deadline

    24 January 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    18 January 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover (12 months)

Salary

MPS/UPS (£25,714 - £41,604). Competitive salary for the Berkshire Area

Politics Teacher job summary

Maternity Cover (potential for a permanent position for the right candidate)

We are looking to appoint an ambitious, enthusiastic and highly motivated Politics teacher with a real zest for teaching and learning. You would join a fast-paced and energetic team, who are generous with their time and enjoy sharing resources and expertise.

At Kennet, we value our teachers and invest heavily in professional development. We are committed to developing teachers at all stages in their careers.

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;
high quality inset days, minimum 15% non-contact time, bespoke three-year induction
programme for new teachers & leadership development programmes;
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;
the opportunity to be part of an Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ School that believes ‘better never stops’.
For further insight into this role and Kennet School, please download the application pack.

We would like you to be:

able to teach Politics at A Level;
creative, forward thinking attitude and 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: The easiest way to apply is by clicking the ‘Quick Apply’ button. Alternatively, you can download our application form from the ‘Vacancies’ section of our website and send your completed document to office@kennetschool.co.uk.

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 We welcome enquiries and visits prior to application, so please get in touch with Ms L Mathews, Deputy Headteacher for more information.

Application Deadline: 9am Monday, 24 January 2022 (we reserve the right to close and shortlist early, therefore early applications are encouraged). Candidates selected for interview will be informed by telephone soon after.

Interview Dates: Thursday 27 & Friday 28 January 2022

Kennet School is committed to safeguarding children and expects all staff to share in that commitment; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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Supporting documents

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About Kennet School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1815 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Kennet is a dynamic and ambitious 11-18 comprehensive school which opened in September 1957. The school has grown over the last 60 years, both in terms of size and success. We currently have approximately 1,780 pupils on roll including strong numbers in the Sixth Form at around 350 pupils. We were judged by Ofsted to be Outstanding in May 2016 and have accumulated a number of awards including Arts Mark Platinum, Exceptional Schools Award, NACE Challenge Award and Investors in Careers. We are currently working on the Sandwell Well-Being Charter Mark focusing on the mental health and well-being of our whole organisation.

Arranging a visit to Kennet School

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 We welcome enquiries and visits prior to application, so please get in touch with Ms L Mathews, Deputy Headteacher for more information.

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