Teachers of English

Dartford Grammar School, Dartford, Kent


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject English
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £25,543 to £41,635

Job summary


Enjoy teaching at
Roll: 1510 (591 in the sixth form)
(Boys 11-18, Girls 16-18)

required for Easter or September 2020

Due to anticipated growth in sixth form numbers, vacancies exist for enthusiastic and committed teachers of English in a high performing IB World School offering excellence within the state sector. The school has a new sixth form centre and one of the largest school sixth forms in the country.

These posts would be equally suitable for exceptional new entrants to the profession or more experienced teachers who would enjoy a significant amount of Sixth Form teaching.

Dartford Grammar School is one of the highest performing schools nationally at Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5, with excellent facilities designated as ’outstandingly successful’ in successive national and international inspections. All sixth form students study English as part of their post 16 studies. The ability to teach across all Key Stages and a willingness to be an active participant in the extra-curricular life of the school are essential.

We are keen to hear from you if you are:
• an excellent classroom practitioner
• committed to raising achievement and transforming learning
• well-organised, proactive and able to work effectively as part of a team

We can offer you:
• the opportunity to inspire highly able and well-motivated students to fulfil and exceed their potential
• a dynamic and supportive working environment
• a well-established Induction Programme
• opportunities for professional development

For further details and an application pack please contact the school (telephone: 01322 223039; fax: 01322 291426; e-mail: adennett@dartfordgrammarschool.org.uk

Please return a completed application form, to the Headmaster, Mr W J Oakes, Dartford Grammar School, West Hill, Dartford, Kent DA1 2HW.

Closing date: Monday 2nd December 2019

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

Essential educational requirements

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Teaching experience

Employee benefits

Free gym membership

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1471 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Dartford Grammar School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email adennett@dartfordgrammarschool.org.uk

About Dartford Grammar School

Dartford Grammar School is a selective secondary academy for boys, which admits girls to its sixth form. There are six forms of entry to Year 7, and all of the students joining the school are from the top 25% of the ability range. The students come from Dartford, neighbouring towns and villages, and nearby London boroughs. The current roll is 1,510, including 591 in the sixth form.

School location

West Hill, Dartford, Kent, DA1 2HW