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  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    15 October 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    13 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher
Suitable for early career teachers
Subject
Science
Working pattern
Will consider full-time, part-time
0.6FTE or full-time considered
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
MPS/UPS

Job summary

This is an excellent opportunity for an inspirational and forward thinking qualified teacher to join our thriving Science department.

At Homewood School we encourage the use of innovative teaching techniques and the successful candidate will join a collaborative and committed staff team who share a vision to succeed. In our modern facilities, our large science department teaches a variety of subjects and qualifications to develop our students up to Key Stage 5. Through a shared focus on teaching and learning, you will be a team player with the right attributes and focus for the day to day pressures that teaching brings.

Whether you are at the start of your career or an experienced teacher, you will bring your enthusiasm for your subject and your ability to inspire and transform the lives of young people. Our additional facilities are excellent, with a School Farm to promote conservation work, green issues, environmental science and curriculum enrichment through forensic sciences and dissection. The department also has a rich programme of trips, visits and extra-curricular activities.

It's a competitive market out there and we want to know what it is that makes you the one for us. Detail your successes in your completed application form and supporting letter and get us excited about you!

In return, you will enjoy a unique working environment in the beautiful town of Tenterden in the heart of the Weald of Kent. We invest in our staff and you will be given a full induction programme and the support you require to progress wherever you are in your career. All teaching staff are provided with an IT device, discounts and offers with Kent Rewards and there is an independent nursery based on the school site which offers discounts to Tenterden Schools Trust Staff.

We are not accepting applications from employment agencies for this position but would be delighted to receive a direct application.

Early applications are encouraged as we review applications as we receive them.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
Secondary
School size
2068 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01580 764222

About Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre

Homewood School & Sixth Form Centre is a mixed 11 – 18 wide ability school with Academy status with 2000 students including 350 in the Sixth Form. We are part of Tenterden Schools’ Trust working in collaboration with local primary schools serving the Wealden town of Tenterden and the surrounding villages. The school is situated on the edge of Tenterden and enjoys a large semi-rural site overlooking open countryside.

Homewood has excellent facilities for all its students and our specialisms in Performing Arts, Applied Learning and the Rural Dimension underpin our approaches to learning which are designed to raise achievement across the whole student body. We aim to maintain and develop the cultural aspirations of the school community in line with our priorities of “belonging” and “respect” and offer a broad range of curriculum opportunities in all subject areas. This also extends into the local community through partnerships across primary, secondary and higher education sectors as well as non-educational community partners.

Homewood provides a secure and caring learning environment in which all students can flourish and succeed. It is a school renowned for its support for students’ wellbeing. Heads of College provide academic and pastoral leadership for the students in their College, supported by dedicated form tutors, a Family Liaison Officer and Assistant Head of College. A range of other staff including counsellors and a qualified nurse help and support the students through their time at Homewood. Consideration and respect for each other is central to our work and we are justly proud of our students’ achievements.

I hope you will be inspired to submit an application to join us. If you are successful, you can be assured of a very warm welcome and a real opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the young people of this part of Kent.

Principal: Mr J K Single BA (Hons) PGCE NPQH PQSI

School location

Ashford Road, Tenterden, Kent, TN30 6LT

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