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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    30 January 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS (£30,000 to £41,333)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We wish to appoint an innovative, enthusiastic and inspirational Teacher of English to join our exceptional team from September 2024. The post is suitable for teachers in their early teaching career (ECTs) or experienced teachers. This appointment would also cover Film Studies and Media Studies.

The successful applicant would work as part of the English department, to develop and build on the whole school current curricular provision in this popular subject. The successful candidate will be passionate about their subject and be able to inspire all students to reach their full potential in this important curriculum area.

You will be joining a driven and committed team, so we are seeking an outstanding candidate who can continue to raise the quality of provision to enable the best possible outcomes for all of our students. This is an exciting time to join a growing and supportive department and to be able to contribute to the vision for English within our school. The English Department continues to produce outstanding results at both GCSE and A Level, as it has for many years. English Literature, Media Studies and Film Studies are very popular subjects at A Level.

The successful candidate will be a committed team player, with determination to inspire and motivate students to develop a passion for these subjects. They will be dynamic, creative, emotionally intelligent and sympathetic to the school’s Catholic ethos and the values of St Simon Stock Catholic School.

At St Simon Stock Catholic School, we offer excellent opportunities for career progression and CPD. We have a very supportive ethos and as such our community looks after each other, both staff and students. Student behaviour across the school is excellent and students are encouraged to reach their full potential and view the world as Global Citizens. The school also enjoys a good reputation locally, with committed colleagues and enthusiastic students.

What the school offers its staff

Benefits of working at St Simon Stock Catholic School:

  • A supportive and caring working environment for staff and students
  • A school wide focus on wellbeing
  • Staff laptop provided
  • Dedicated and bespoke CPD time for all staff
  • Personal development opportunities
  • Access to Kent Rewards Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme which offers counselling, financial guidance, legal enquiries with access to online health and wellbeing resources

Our Offer:

We create an environment where our staff can thrive and enjoy the work that they do which enables our young people to flourish, gain confidence, achieve and be happy. We have a reputation for fostering a very caring environment and a great record for investing in staff training and development.

Further details about the role

You are welcome to contact HR at HR@ssscs.co.uk if you would like to visit the school before submitting an application or require further information.

All applicants need to have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. This vacancymay close on or before the specified closing date depending on the volume of suitable applicants. If you are unsuccessful, we will contact you accordingly.

Commitment to safeguarding

St Simon Stock Catholic School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and this position is subject to satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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About St Simon Stock Catholic School

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1106 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Email address
HR@ssscs.co.uk
Phone number
01622754551

St Simon Stock Catholic School is a Catholic secondary school located in Maidstone, Kent and part of the Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership (KCSP). This multi-academy trust (MAT), established by the Archdiocese of Southwark for Catholic education across Kent, currently comprises of 25 academies (20 primary and 5 secondary schools).
St Simon Stock is an over-subscribed, co-educational, high achieving school with a long tradition of academic success. We have over 1100 students on roll, including over 200 in Sixth Form and a staff of almost 100.
We value all our students equally and welcome the wide variety of cultures and experiences they bring to our school.
By modelling exemplary behaviour towards each other, carrying out service to others in school, at home and in the wider community, students develop a strong work ethic and sense of personal achievement helping them to take their place in the wider world.
We are rated by Ofsted as a Good Provider and in our last denominational inspection we were graded as Outstanding.

Arranging a visit to St Simon Stock Catholic School

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