2 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    4 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Apply for the job by following the link below

Skilled worker visa sponsorship is not available for this job.
More on how to apply (opens in new tab)

Upload additional documents

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

About Kings' School

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

Kings’ is an oversubscribed, happy and successful 11-16 Community School with around 1680 pupils, serving the city of Winchester and the surrounding area. It has been judged as “Outstanding” by OFSTED on 4 consecutive occasions.

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.

School location

Similar jobs nearby

Teacher of English

Brighton Hill Community School

Brighton Way, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG22 4HS

Teacher of English (Maternity Cover)

Castle View Academy

Allaway Avenue, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO6 4QP

English Teacher

Wildern Academy Trust

Hedge End, Southampton, SO30 4EJ

Teacher of English

John Hanson Community School

Floral Way, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 3PB

Get a job alert when similar jobs are listed

Find more school jobs in Hampshire