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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    2 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Subject

English

Working pattern

Full time: Full Time, Fixed Term

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Duration of Maternity Leave

Pay scale

MPS/UPS as appropriate

What skills and experience we're looking for


  • Successful secondary phase teaching experience resulting in good and outstanding learning.
  • Experience of teaching the subject to Key Stage 4 and 5.
  • Experience working with students of a range of abilities and prior attainment.
  • Experience in raising standards through intervention and other strategies.
  • Experience in using data and benchmarking to ensure the rapid progress of every student.
  • A clear understanding of health and safety requirements as relate to the subject and wider school life.


  • The relationship of their subject to the curriculum as a whole, and will have outstanding subject knowledge.
  • The statutory curriculum requirements for the subject, the requirements for assessment recording and reporting and the use of assessment for learning in developing student understanding.
  • How to develop students’ literacy, communication, numeracy, and ICT skills.
  • The most effective methods of using ICT to improve learning in their subject area.
  • The implications of the Special Educational Needs Code of Practice.
  • The Health and Safety requirements for teaching and learning in the subject.
  • How effectively to support students’ pastoral and emotional needs and ensure the care of the “whole child”.
  • The importance of current educational issues and developments in improving standards.


  • An outstanding classroom practitioner who leads by example.
  • An effective and supportive team member.
  • A (potential) leader of whole school performance
  • Skilled at monitoring and evaluating student progress.


  • Support the Christian ethos and values of the school.
  • Be flexible and resourceful.
  • Be an effective member of a team.
  • Display moral, intellectual and personal integrity and authority.
  • Show determination, optimism and resilience in the face of challenges and set-backs.
  • Be committed to equality of opportunity, community cohesion and student social mobility.


  • Be qualified to degree level.
  • Have or be working towards qualified teacher status.
  • Have undertaken recent and relevant professional development.

What the school offers its staff

King’s School is an ecumenical Christian School situated in Hove, within the Diocese of Chichester. Our work and relationships are based upon the four core Christian values of Love, Forgiveness, Respect and Responsibility and through these we encourage and support every student and member of staff to be the best that they can be.

The school opened its doors to its first cohort of students in September 2013, when it was based on a small temporary site. There are currently just over 867 students in years 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12, and a team of over 75 teachers and support staff. In September 2019 the school moved into its permanent site in Hangleton. We are now lucky to enjoy purpose-built facilities for all areas of the curriculum and stunning views of the South Downs. This was the culmination of six years of hard work and planning and marked the beginning of an exciting new stage in the school’s development. Our Sixth Form opened this September and marks the final exciting stage in the school’s growth. Applicants are encouraged to review our Sixth Form website for more information.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are completely committed to safeguarding the welfare of our students. Those who work for us are expected to share this commitment, which will be fully tested as part of the selection process. All offers of employment will be subject to the individual undergoing an enhanced barred list check.

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About King's School

School type
Free School, Christian, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
876 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
01273 840 004

King’s School is an ecumenical Christian School in the Diocese of Chichester, affiliated to the Church of England. The school opened its doors to its first cohort of students in September 2013 and there are currently approximately 860 students in years 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 with a team of over 80 teachers and support staff. Our work and relationships are based upon the four core Christian values of Love, Forgiveness, Respect and Responsibility and through these we encourage and support every student and member of staff to be the best that they can be.

Arranging a visit to King's School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@kingsschoolhove.org.uk.

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