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  • Start date details

    29th August 2023

  • Closing date

    31 March 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    8 March 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPR/UPR

What skills and experience we're looking for

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 a range 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. The department also has a rich programme of trips, visits and extra-curricular activities.

What the school offers its staff

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 a nursery based on the school site which offers discounts to Tenterden Schools Trust Staff.

Commitment to safeguarding

Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Through the training of our staff, we are fully committed to ensuring that effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families, students and staff at school. We make every effort to ensure that students are provided with a safe and secure learning environment. We enforce a school safeguarding policy for permanent and temporary staff members, volunteers and all school visitors.

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About Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
2103 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01580 764222

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

Arranging a visit to Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email vacancies@tenterden-schools-trust.com.

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