Teacher of English

Simon Langton Girls' Grammar School, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3EW

7 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    23 May 2022 at 4:00pm

  • Date listed

    13 May 2022

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Teacher of English job summary

Due to an internal promotion Simon Langton Girls’ Grammar School is seeking to appoint an outstanding Teacher of English.

We welcome applications from talented individuals who will implement the school’s vision and work to development the English Department.

This role requires someone passionate to develop and promote literature and literacy inside and outside of the classroom and would be suitable for an experienced teacher or an ECT.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher, avouching the importance of outstanding literacy and the role of literature in the lives of young people. Ideally, they will have experience of teaching from KS3 to A Level and a record of achieving outstanding results, with a commitment to the delivery of a high quality extra-curricular offer.

This position is an exciting opportunity to work within a thriving department of dedicated teachers. Having recently moved into a multimillion-pound new building, including five English rooms, an English store and a purpose-built drama studio and extensively stocked library, the next stage of the school’s development will see an expansion of our extra-curricular and elective programmes, with English at the heart of this.

The successful candidate will be offered a full programme of personal professional development and support as they continue in their career, alongside a comprehensive induction programme.

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About Simon Langton Girls' Grammar School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1174 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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Simon Langton Girls’ Grammar School is a highly respected selective Voluntary Controlled Girls’ Grammar School that places students’ academic success on a par with their wellbeing, creating a unique learning community where every individual matters. Students attending the school are aged between 11-18 years and the school has a student roll of about 1,200 students (with approx. 300 pupils in our mixed Sixth Form).

Simon Langton Girls’ Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application via the Disclosure & Barring Service and a check against the ISA Barred list for children.

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