31 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    20 April 2022

  • Application deadline

    7 January 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    18 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Design and technology, Engineering
Working pattern
Will consider full time, part time, job share
Contract type
Main pay range Min to Upper Max Pay Range, £25,714 to £41,604per year (full-time equivalent)

Job summary

A specialist in teaching resistant materials and/or engineering / construction is sought to teach across Key Stages 3, 4 and 5, delivering dynamic, practically based lessons stemming from personal/professional expertise. A graduate mechanical engineer or construction engineer who is training to become a teacher; ideally someone with experience will be considered.

So, if you are currently considering a career move, or your first teaching role, or in your teacher training year and you are a specialist in resistant materials and/or engineering / construction, with sound practical expertise and a passion to teach these areas up to GCSE and A Level, we would very much like to hear from you.

Additional allowances

• Comprehensive tailored induction programmes
• Initial Teacher Training Support including a personal NQT Mentor
• Mentor / Buddy System
• Outstanding Teacher Programmes
• An extensive support programme, including a system of twilights
• Commitment to continuing professional development, including MA / MSc and other courses
• Excellent career development opportunities
• Various staff benefits including access to the gymnasium and swimming pool

Applying for the job

If you feel that The King Edmund School is the type of school you are seeking, please apply by completing the Quick Apply’ application on the school website and submit, together with a copy of your CV and a covering letter.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
School size
1600 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Contact phone number
01702 560904

About The King Edmund School

KES has a set of values and expectations of the way that everyone in our school community should treat each other - everyone works together to ensure the school is welcoming and that everyone feels valued. We are #KESway.


KES is a school with good leadership and management and one with great public transport links. The school day lends itself to a good work/life balance with the teaching day ending at 14:10 each day. Offering an extensive support programme, including mentor/buddy system, Initial Teacher Training support for NQTs 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 including a ‘Shout Out Board’ and your own personal ‘KES Angel’.

Arranging a visit to The King Edmund School

We also welcome and encourage telephone calls on 01702 560904 to register an interest, find out more about the school and the role.

School location

Vaughan Close, Rochford, Essex, SS4 1TL

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