Teacher of English (Full or Part-Time)

High Weald Academy, Cranbrook, Kent


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject English
Working pattern Will consider full-time, part-time
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490 per year (full-time equivalent)

Job summary

The High weald Academy is a vibrant non-selective 11 – 18 all-ability Academy. Our vision is simple - to ensure that all of our students achieve beyond expectations and flourish as confident learners with the highest aspirations, ready for the university or careers of their choice and also ready for the world in which they will work and live. We are relentless in our pursuit of the very best for all our students.

We are looking to appoint an inspirational and dynamic teacher who can join us in achieving exceptional things with our students and who wants seize the exciting chance to help us develop a creative and innovative curriculum.

Our move to our state of the art new building is imminent, which means that you will have the chance to establish the highest expectations and standards in a suite of brand new and purpose built facilities.

The length of your experience as a teacher is less important to us than your ability to motivate and inspire. Our new colleague will have an unstinting belief that every young person, whatever their starting point can make and sustain exceptional progress and that our purpose is to change lives.

We are excited to receive applications from newly qualified teachers ready to start a brilliant new career with us just as much as more experienced colleagues looking for their next step.

Staff at The High Weald Academy enjoy excellent support, creative and high impact weekly professional development opportunities as well as a two week October half term.

For staff joining the profession we boast excellent training and induction support for newly qualified teachers as well as a commitment to ensuring development opportunities through our network and relationships with other schools.

You will have access to on-going development opportunities and the support of a forward thinking, successful multi-academy trust. You will be joining a team of committed professionals who believe in going the extra mile for our young people and will have the total support of strong and experienced leaders who will do whatever it takes to help you to succeed in your new role.

Application information
Please ensure that your application clearly states why you are suitable for this role and why you would like the chance to work at The High Weald Academy with our brilliant young people. You should also indicate if you are interested in a full or part time role.

Completed application forms should be sent to careers@brooklearningtrust.org.uk

Applications will be considered and candidates invited for interview, on receipt and an appointment made as soon as possible.

Closing date: 10:00am, Wednesday 30 October 2019

Contact Information:
01580 712 754 ext: 333/332/331


Brook Learning Trust
The High Weald Academy
Angley Road, Cranbrook
Kent, TN17 2PJ

The Brook Learning Trust

The Brook Learning Trust is proud to have The High Weald Academy as part of our family of academies. As a Trust, we bring together our unique academies in our belief in the power of education to change lives and communities.

It is our steadfast purpose to challenge and defy the barriers that constrain the educational progress of any child. We set high aims for aspiration and secure collective responsibility for all our children’s achievements. Our work is underpinned by the values of Integrity, Respect, Courage, Optimism, Excellence and Accountability.

A strong focus on teaching and learning as well as high standards and expectations has led the Brook Learning Trust to become recognised as one of the strongest multi-academy trusts in the county. Learning and growing with us, children in our academies make great progress. Brook Learning Trust, working with The High Weald Academy, brings energy, passion and expertise to the education of our children.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. All posts are subject to vetting checks including an Enhanced DBS check and references. An overseas police check will be required by candidates who have worked or resided outside of the UK.

Essential educational requirements


Essential qualifications

A Level qualifications
GCSE qualifications

Essential skills and experience

Teaching Experience (NQTs will be considered)

Employee benefits

We offer range of benefits including an employee assistance programme, well-being portal, access to professional coaching and mentoring, childcare vouchers and reduced gym membership. We also offer you the support network of our family of schools and opportunities for enhanced professional and career development within our established Multi Academy Trust.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 248 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website High Weald Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email careers@brooklearningtrust.org.uk

School location

Angley Road, Cranbrook, Kent, TN17 2PJ