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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    5 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    22 May 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 1st September 2023 – 31st December 2023 (although a longer-term role would be considered)

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

* We welcome applications from those at any stage in their teaching career.*

The School are looking to appoint a Teacher of Science. All teachers are leaders of learning and are committed to delivering the school’s vision and the high ambitions for the school’s future. Their proactive support leads to sustained improvements and raised standards across the organization. As members of both “Standards” (Faculties) and Development (Tutoring) teams they model and actively implement “Development and Standards” policies and contribute to their development. They are accountable for specific identified and agreed operational functions within the teams to which they belong and which form part of the areas’ day to day work.

All teachers strive to be an outstanding teacher and tutor who also consistently models Professional Standards. All teachers, given the nature of the school’s context, accept that all teaching and tutoring should, when applying the Ofsted criteria, be at least good.

Teachers’ on-going professional development is valued as part of the school’s commitment to Investors in People and staff recognize their responsibility in seeking to improve their practice. Feedback to support professional development is provided formally and informally including through Performance Management reviews and the routine, rigorous and robust Quality Assurance process which underpins the school’s selfevaluation strategies. Staff are aware that underperformance will be challenged and that they will be held accountable for the performance of students for whom they have a direct responsibility. Whilst it is accepted that not all students will realize their full potential evidence of strategies to remove barriers to inclusion and achievement should always be maintained. In addition, all staff support the school’s single opportunity policy and promote community cohesion as well as actively supporting the activities of the school community and the wider community.

What the school offers its staff

Weald of Kent Grammar School is a selective Girls Grammar School for 11-18 year olds with a roll of approximately 2000 students, including our co-educational Sixth Form.

The school is one of the highest performing schools in the country. We aspire to excel at everything we do. Owing to our continued success we were thrilled to have been given permission by the Secretary of State to expand and mirror what we deliver at our Tonbridge campus in a campus at Sevenoaks, which opened in September 2017. In addition to the exciting new facilities, we have also invested in our Tonbridge campus which now has a state-of-the-art Sports Hall and university style Sixth Form Study Centre. A new Science block and new English classrooms have been built this year. Both campuses are situated in beautiful rural settings with far reaching views across the Garden of England with excellent transport links.

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.

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About Weald of Kent Grammar School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1966 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Email address
hr@wealdgs.org
Phone number
01732 373500

Weald of Kent is a selective Girls’ Grammar School for 11-18 year olds with a roll of approximately 2000 students including our co-educational Sixth Form. The school is one of the highest performing schools in the country. We aspire to excel at everything we do. Owing to our continued success we were thrilled to have been given permission by the Secretary of State to expand and mirror what we deliver at our Tonbridge campus in a campus at Sevenoaks, which opened in September 2017. In addition to the exciting new facilities, we have also invested in our Tonbridge campus which now has a state-of-the-art Sports Hall and university style Sixth Form Study Centre. A new science block and new English classrooms have been built this year. Both campuses are situated in beautiful rural settings with far reaching views across the Garden of England with excellent transport links.

Arranging a visit to Weald of Kent Grammar School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@wealdgs.org.

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