3 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    28 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    30 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subjects

Dance, Physical education

Working pattern

Full time: Full time teaching position

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000 - £46,525

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a teacher of PE and dance to join our friendly and supportive department. PE and dance is highly valued at TWS. We have a full suite of good facilities including a well equipped dance studio. We run a range of PE and dance qualifications at Key Stage 4 and 5. There is also leadership opportunity within the department based on experience. If you are an enthusiastic PE and dance teacher who wants to work in an aspirational school where staff work collaboratively and support each other then please apply.

The role is suitable for an excellent practitioner, who is either experienced or an Early Career Teacher.

Please visit www.thewhitstableschool.org.uk for more about our school.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our school.

What the school offers its staff

We offer a stimulating, supportive and rewarding working environment, where all staff are valued and where you will have the opportunity to access a range of excellent professional opportunities to support your progression.

Additional benefits include:

  • Excellent on site facilities;
  • Excellent CPD programme;
  • Being part of a highly successful Trust;
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Wellbeing and advice;
  • Cycle to Work Scheme;

  • Kent Rewards Scheme – access to local and national retail discounts;
  • Employee Referral Recruitment incentive.

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

Further details about the role

If you are interested in this post, please contact Sian Merrick, PE Lead at sian.merrick@swale.at or 01227 931300.

Applications should be made via Kent Teach, or by submitting a completed application form to Natasha.kingsford@swale.at. Please note, we cannot accept CVs and interviews may be held before the specified date.

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at or 01795 905989 (option 2)

We are happy to discuss any support you may need during your application process as part of our reasonable adjustment approach.

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interview Dates: TBC

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates must be willing to undergo an Enhanced DBS Check and references will be taken up. We are an Equal Opportunities employer and seek to reflect the diverse community we serve. Applications are welcome from anyone who meets the stated requirements; please note that we cannot accept CVs.


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)
medical
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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to Natasha.kingsford@swale.at

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About The Whitstable School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1080 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01227 931300

Arranging a visit to The Whitstable School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email Natasha.kingsford@swale.at.

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