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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    2 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time, part time: 32.5hrs per week

Contract type


Pay scale

£30,000 to £46,525 (Main/Upper Pay Range)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will ideally have experience of teaching Maths in a school setting. Applications are welcomed from those seeking a full-time role as well as from those seeking part-time or job share work patterns. Applicants should indicate this clearly when applying.

If you are the person we are looking for, your excellent subject knowledge will be underpinned by a passion for teaching and the willingness to develop your range of teaching and learning skills. You will possess the ability to work effectively with young people, engaging them through exciting, yet challenging, lessons and embedding a culture of positive behaviour for learning.

The successful applicant will demonstrate the ability to accept new ideas and a thorough commitment to student learning with evidence of high degree of subject specialism and professional development, as well as a flexible and adaptable attitude to meet the needs of the school. We want to recruit staff with the vision and determination to ensure all our students receive a first-class education, and who will rise to the challenge of building on success.

Maths Faculty

The Maths faculty is a stimulating environment to work in. There is a team of 13 dedicated professionals who strive to instil confidence and enthusiasm into their students every lesson. The team is led by the Assistant Head, Gemma Kentish and Head of Faculty, Iain Williams.

What the school offers its staff

KES is a school with strong leadership and management and one with a strong supportive staff community. The school day lends itself to a good work/life balance with the teaching day ending at 14:10. The school offers an extensive support programme, including mentor/buddy system, Initial Teacher Training support for Early Career Teachers (ECTs) or for those seeking Qualified Teacher Status (QTS / QTLS), a system of twilight training sessions, as well as excellent development opportunities.

Staff benefits include free car parking, onsite gymnasium and swimming pool as well as staff recognition schemes.

If you are currently considering a career move, we would very much like to hear from you. Please visit the vacancies section of our website (https://kes.essex.sch.uk/join-our-community/staff-vacancies) and complete the ‘Quick Apply’ application form and submit a copy of your CV.

We also welcome and encourage telephone calls on 01702 560906 to register an interest or to find out more about the school and the role. If you wish to find out more about the school prior to interview, we would be delighted to welcome you to KES prior to the closing date, to offer you a tour and an opportunity to get a real sense of the school first hand.

To arrange a visit, please email your request to adminoffice@kes.essex.sch.uk and provide your availability, as well as a contact telephone number.

Early applications are welcome

Closing Date for applications is Midday on Friday 17 May 2024

Interviews will take place shortly following the closing date

The King Edmund School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment and undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our Safer Recruitment & Selection Procedures.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About The King Edmund School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1516 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
01702 545771

KES is a large, mixed comprehensive school serving a geographically and socially diverse area in South-East Essex. Many of our students travel by bus to school from outlying areas; we also take a significant minority of students from the unitary authority of Southend.
We are a school with a strong community feel. We are guided by our values and we believe these help foster a culture where everyone is encouraged and supported to achieve their Personal Best. Our students and staff treat each other with kindness and mutual respect and we celebrate diversity whilst promoting a culture of inclusivity, where every student feels seen, heard, and valued for who they are. We believe that a diverse community enriches the learning experience for everyone and prepares our students for success in a global society.

Arranging a visit to The King Edmund School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@kes.essex.sch.uk.

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