8 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    19 April 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • Date listed

    22 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
£25,714-£41,604 per annum depending on experience  plus TLR1b

Job summary

Subject Leader English
Required September 2021
Salary: £25,714-£41,604 per annum depending on experience 
TLR 1b (£10,200)

We are looking for an inspiring individual to lead English at an outstanding school. You may be an experienced middle leader or can demonstrate leadership potential. You should be a good Honours graduate and be able to teach post-16 to the highest academic standard.

English is studied by all students throughout the School including the Sixth Form as part of the IB Diploma. Students in Years 7–11 and in our co-ed Sixth Form become increasingly independent learners as they progress through the School and achieve excellent outcomes at GCSE and in the internationally recognised IB Diploma. Experience of teaching the IB is not essential as training is offered. However, the successful candidate should have experience of teaching post-16 English to the highest academic standard.

Tonbridge Grammar School is rated outstanding by Ofsted (October, 2019). The School offers an internationally minded education and an extensive professional development programme for all staff supporting induction, leadership development and well-being.  

Please send completed application forms to personnel@tgs.kent.sch.uk. 

CV’s alone will not be accepted.  

Closing date for applications: Midday Monday 19th April 2021

Interviews: Week commencing 19th April 2021

Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome. Tonbridge Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We reserve the right to interview before the closing date. 

Employee benefits

TLR 1b (£10,200)
Teachers' Pension

Applying for the job

Please apply via the School website.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1179 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01732 365125

About Tonbridge Grammar School

We are a high achieving selective grammar school with academy status, educating girls between the ages of 11 to 16 and girls and boys in the Sixth Form (1166 students on roll). The School prepares students for GCSEs and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme following the Middle Years Programme in Years 7-9. Our students are encouraged to take part in an extensive range of extracurricular activities.
TGS is situated in Kent ‘the garden of England’, close to Royal Tunbridge Wells. This location is ideal for trips to London and you will also find beautiful countryside on your doorstep. Excellent transport links to both London and the coast.
Ofsted rating Outstanding (October 2019)

Arranging a visit to Tonbridge Grammar School

Please contact personnel@tgs.kent.sch.uk if you would like to arrange a visit to the School.

School location

Deakin Leas, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 2JR

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