Teacher of English

The Maplesden Noakes School, Maidstone, Kent


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject English
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 2 to Upper pay range 3, £26,298 to £40,490

Job summary

Maplesden Noakes is an 11-18 co-educational non-selective school with approximately 1214 pupils on roll including 262 in the sixth form. The school has an excellent reputation, is popular with parents and regularly over-subscribed. We are seeking to appoint a full-time Teacher of English to cover maternity leave from May 2020 until February 2021. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach up to and including GCSE. The position is open to NQTs as well as more experienced colleagues.

About the School
The school has embarked upon a High Performance Learning programme which is based on the premise that intelligence is not fixed and performance is not bound by prior attainment. We believe that all of our pupils have the potential to achieve the very highest standards of performance no matter what their background or previous achievement. Maplesden Noakes is situated on the west side of Maidstone approximately 40 miles south east of London. The school benefits from having strong links with the local business community.

The English department is a high performing department with a strong team. Should you require further details about the role or wish to undertake a tour of the school, please contact Dany Porter, Head of English via generalenquiries@maplesden.kent.sch.uk
Applications should be made either via Kent Teach or the school website: www.maplesden.kent.sch.uk and following the link to the vacancies section. Applications should be returned to Heidi Lishman, PA to Headteacher at The Maplesden Noakes School, Buckland Road, Maidstone, ME16 0TJ or via e-mail Lishman.h@maplesden.kent.sch.uk

Closing date for applications is Friday 6th March 2020 (8am). This date may be brought forward in the event that a suitable candidate is found earlier. Early applications are therefore recommended.

Maplesden Noakes School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As such, this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check.

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate degree

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

This position is open to NQTs as well as more experienced colleagues

Employee benefits

CPD, school laptop

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1180 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website The Maplesden Noakes School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email lishman.h@maplesden.kent.sch.uk

School location

Buckland Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 0TJ