Teacher of English

The Hundred of Hoo Academy, Rochester, Kent, ME3 9HH

11 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    January 2023

  • Application deadline

    10 October 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (fixed term role until January 2024)

Full-time equivalent salary

MPS/UPS commensurate with experience

Teacher of English job summary

The Hundred of Hoo Academy has a truly exciting opportunity for a talented and passionateTeacher of Englishto jointheir thriving department from January 2023. Our successful candidate will be someonewho truly wishes to inspire our pupils to realise their goals. Joining The Hundred of Hoo all-through academy will enable you to work with like-minded colleagues who share your goals and ambitions.Whether you are new to the teaching profession or experienced, you will contribute to leading and shaping the vision and future of our school and wider Trust.

We’re keen to hear from you if you are:

  • An excellent teacher with a record of excellent outcomes.
  • Collaborative, building strong professional relationships.
  • Able to motivate and inspire students and staff to achieve their full potential.
  • Energetic and have a ‘can-do’ attitude.
  • Someone who has a measurable impact as an individual teacher and throughout the school.
  • Committed to the happiness and wellbeing of everyone at the school.

This is a full time, fixed term role until January 2024, offeringMPS/UPS commensurate with experience. Note that whilst the position is offered on afixed termbasis initially of up to one year, every effort will be made to offer a substantive position thereafter, either at The Hundred of HooAcademy or within the wider family of academies across Leigh Academies Trust. The central Recruitment Team will keep in touch with you throughout your contract to discuss options available to you.’​​​​​​​

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About The Hundred of Hoo Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 19
School size
1676 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19
Contact phone number
01634412200

Working with our academy: The Hundred of Hoo Academy is a secondary school at the heart of the community and our small school model ensures that each and every student gets the personal support and challenge they need to reach their full potential. The academy is divided into three colleges – Athena, Forseti and Neptune each having their own personality and range of specialisms, allowing them to be unique.

The Hundred of Hoo Academy is a high achieving institution. Our last Ofsted inspection notes “Leaders’ clear determination and unwaveringly high expectations ensure a culture of continual improvement.”, that Hundred of Hoo’s “well-established learning routines support teachers’ high expectations for pupils’ conduct and engagement with their learning”. We were graded a ‘Good’ school with ‘Outstanding’ leadership and behaviour and it is our vision to become ‘Outstanding’ in every category.

The Hundred of Hoo Academy is a dynamic and exciting place to work and the fantastic leadership team are committed to making it great for people at all stages in their careers. Our building and facilities are a mix of designs giving the academy a unique and special character, and our new Special Resource Provision building opening this summer.

At The Hundred of Hoo Academy we are offer:

Coaching and support.
A bespoke CPD programme.
Complementary staff wellbeing activities.
Free use of the sports facilities.
A thriving social and community ethos.​​​​​​​
Click here to view our website and learn more about The Hundred of Hoo Academy.​​​​​​​

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Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2022, our Trust comprises 30 geographically organised academies (14 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing 3,000 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider. Our future plans are found in our Vision 2030 document available on our website.​​​​​​​

As part of Leigh Academies Trust, you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates - you can read more about this in our Recruitment Guidance. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

​​​​​​​Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust, we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not discriminating on any grounds.

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