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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subject

English

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - September 24 start

Pay scale

TSAT Teacher Scale £30,863 - £47,182

What skills and experience we're looking for

Rochester Grammar School is currently recruiting a qualified English teacher to join their team to cover maternity leave. You will be joining a strong, experienced team and will have the opportunity to teach Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5.

As part of this role, you will be teaching students from years 7 to 13, including those enrolled in the International Baccalaureate Diploma program during their Sixth Form years.

This post is suitable for an experienced teacher or ECT with a passion for English. Experience of teaching the IB is not essential.

We are seeking an exceptional classroom practitioner who sets high standards for both student achievement and behaviour. Your ability to design and deliver an engaging curriculum will be crucial, and you’ll play an active role in shaping the values and ethos of our school.

Our Curriculum can be viewedhere.

If you’re passionate about English and dedicated to student success, we encourage you to apply!


What the school offers its staff

The Rochester Grammar School staff are dedicated to our ethos of “excellence for all” and we have the highest expectation for all our learners. We are a proud International Baccalaureate World School. Our students study the IB Diploma at Sixth Form and go on to attend outstanding universities.

"What I enjoy most about the RGS Sixth Form is the support from the teachers and how passionate they are about their subjects". - Mabel, current sixth form student

Rochester Grammar School is a high-performing secondary which is part of the TSA Trust, a family of schools that work together to “improve the life chances”. The school achieved the UNICEF Bronze Rights Respecting School Award in September 2021. RGS is a school where diversity is celebrated as we create a safe and inspiring place for children to learn, where their rights are respected and they are able to develop their talents and abilities to their full potential.

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a family of schools consisting of both primary and secondary schools across Kent, Hampshire, Devon and Essex.

We believe that every young person in our community deserves to have the best opportunities at life regardless of their individual circumstances. Education is the key to transforming life chances and we support and develop every member of our community to:

  • Think about their Thinking
  • Be their Best self
  • Shape their Success

In this way we transform life chances

What our Trust will offer you:

  • TSAT pay scales above national pay scales.
  • Support from across the Trust to help you deliver outstanding teaching and learning through resources, mentoring and school visits.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities including our Early career, Middle and Senior Leadership programmes.
  • As an accredited Chartered Teacher organisation you can become a recognised Chartered Teacher.
  • Benefit from an internationally accredited pedagogy approach to thinking and learning, which has been proven to enhance classroom practice.
  • Reduced membership of a fully-equipped fitness suite and classes – located on the site of New Horizons Children’s Academy and Rochester Grammar School.
  • Focus on staff wellbeing, including 24/ Employee Assistance Programme, free flu vaccination and eye care vouchers.
  • Free parking in our secure staff car park.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • TSTARS Staff Recognition Programme, including seasonal rewards for all staff.
  • Refer a Friend incentive scheme

What you need to do now:

If you are interested in joining our team of ambitious and dynamic teachers alongside a supportive network of colleagues across our Trust, and are keen to progress your career then please apply today.

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

To arrange an informal conversation about this role please contact Ruth Rivers via email –r.rivers@tsatrust.org.uk.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. As per KCSIE we will also undertake online searches for all shortlisted candidates, if you have any questions regarding this process, please emailrecruitment@tsatrust.org.uk

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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About The Rochester Grammar School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1182 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

At The Rochester Grammar school we have the highest expectations of all of our learners in terms of their commitment to academic achievement, respect for others and contribution to the school community.

We are proud to be a part of the family of schools that comprises The Thinking Schools Academy Trust and firmly believe in our united vision; transforming life chances for all our students and young people.

Since 2007, RGS has offered the IB Diploma. This qualification supports the holistic development our students, both personally and academically, and we are proud to offer this prestigious course to our Sixth Form.

Arranging a visit to The Rochester Grammar School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email s.arnold@tsatrust.org.uk.

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