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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    4 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Subject

English

Working pattern

Full time, part time: Full time 32.5. Part time Up to full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPR - UPR (£28000.00-£43685.00)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an inspirational, enthusiastic and talented Teacher of English to join our excellent English department. You will have a passion for teaching English, the skills to inspire our pupils to succeed and the desire to play a central role in our school mission: inspiring futures, exceptional character, and academic excellence.

At Kings’ School we have very high expectations of ourselves and of our pupils. We invest heavily in our staff and have a strong reputation for outstanding support and development for teachers, including for ECTs. We provide access to the highest quality professional development, which ensures you are at the forefront of teaching and learning innovation.

Kings’ is an exciting and rewarding place to work: our pupils are keen to learn and succeed; they appreciate their teachers’ support and dedication.

This is an exciting opportunity for a committed and high-quality teacher wishing to join an extremely effective and supportive department; and to contribute to the ongoing growth of Kings’ as the school continues to flourish.NQTs and experienced teachers are equally welcome to apply.

For further information and to apply for this position, please visit our website.

The successful candidate will be:

  • An excellent Teacher of English who will play an important role in helping to move the English department into its next stage of development.
  • Someone who values working as a team to ensure that the life chances of all our pupils is maximised.
  • Someone who knows that they will be a better teacher tomorrow than they are today, and actively seeks opportunities for professional development.
  • Someone who is totally aligned with our values and mission. if you are the type of person who fits with our culture, you will love working here.

What the school offers its staff

What we offer:

  • Great pupils who behave well – you can make a massive difference to them
  • Clear and transparent behaviour systems that enable you to teach
  • Highly visible, approachable, and supportive senior leaders
  • Centralised detentions, including homework detentions
  • A feedback policy that focuses on whole class feedback – we do not have onerous/impossible marking policies
  • No formal graded lesson observations – just on-going dialogue
  • Laptop for every member of staff
  • The opportunity to engage in our outstanding extra-curricular offer that enables you to engage in what inspires and develops pupils learning.
  • One extra free every week dedicated to professional development
  • Excellent, ongoing professional learning through a coaching culture that helps you identify and manage your own professional development with autonomy
  • A performance management process which is centred upon your engagement with your professional growth
  • Leadership Development is taken seriously at all levels through internal and external opportunities, including NPQs.

Further details about the role

Closing Date:8:00 Monday 2nd October 2023

Interview Date: Thursday 5th October 2023

We review applications as they are submitted and reserve the right to close this advert and/or interview at any time, therefore, we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible if you are interested in this role.

Commitment to safeguarding

Kings’ School and Hampshire County Council are absolutely committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly a Criminal Records Bureau check) along with other relevant employment checks.

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About Kings' School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1795 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01962861161

Kings’ is an oversubscribed, happy, and successful school, offering exceptional, well rounded, and individualised education for 1800 11–16-year-olds.

Our vision is clear, Working Together to Achieve Inspiring Futures, Exceptional Character, and Academic Excellence, and this is evidenced every day. Our positive ethos is evident from the first few minutes in school and is seen in the quality of relationships between all members of our school community.

We recognise the importance of staff wellbeing and voice. Our staff are at the forefront of every decision and are encouraged and supported in voicing their opinions through various forums and channels. Having adopted the DFE Wellbeing Charter, we are committed to protecting, improving, and promoting mental health and wellbeing at Kings’, we have a dedicated Committee, who meet regularly to discuss and implement “Kings’ Wellbeing” initiatives and a “Kings’ Portal” for staff to access all things wellbeing.

Throughout their time at Kings’, we support each of our pupils in their unique passions and talents, providing a wide arrange of diverse subjects and opportunities, and helping our ambitious, determined children to find confidence and joy in their work – now and in the future.

We are reminded of our vision by our motto, Una Laborantes (Working Together). Our values act as our inspiration and navigation in our learning, our work, and our life at school as we work together for our pupil’s personal growth and future academic success.

The care provided by our pastoral staff is outstanding and, through a focus on high expectations and positive relationships and with support from our Kings’ community, exemplary behaviour is the norm among pupils. At our recent Ofsted visit in January 2024 we were awarded a “Good” classification with 21 out of 22 areas graded outstanding, read the full report here.

As evidenced by our Ofsted report, staff and pupils feel great privilege to be part of the Kings’ community, at a school renowned for our academic excellence. Year on year, our pupils attain at the very highest level and together we celebrate our position alongside the very best state secondary schools in the country. Our aspirations go beyond our consistently high results, and we work together as a supportive school family to inspire each person to find their spark and forge their own path to personal fulfilment.

Situated in Winchester, Hampshire, Kings’ is large, vibrant campus surrounded by greenery and the hills of the South Downs. Onsite facilities include of a state-of the art floodlit AstroTurf, multiple games pitches & courts, a heated indoor swimming pool, a rock-climbing wall, music, and film recording studios, science labs and staff training suite.

Kings’ is within 5 minutes’ drive from the M3 and a short walk from Winchester bus & rail stations, ideally located with connections to the New Forrest, Bournemouth Beach, Portsmouth Harbour, Southampton City and London Waterloo. Learn more about life in Winchester and the surrounding areas, at visit Hampshire.

Formed when two schools on the site merged in 1985, Kings' has an extensive, rich history tracing back to 1889. To learn more about working at Kings’, our impressive curriculum and view out school prospectus, visit our School Website.

Arranging a visit to Kings' School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruit@kings-winchester.hants.sch.uk.

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