English Teacher - Maternity
Start Date: Apr 2017
The North School is looking for an ambitious, innovative and outstanding teacher to work within our excellent English department covering maternity leave.
The Headteacher wants to recruit a teacher with a good grasp on good and outstanding teaching, confident in their ability and able to consistently deliver effective lessons and learning with a positive approach.
Applicants should possess excellent communication and organisational skills, be hard working, flexible and professional. They should have high expectations of students, colleagues and self, displaying energy and enthusiasm in and out of the classroom, contributing to the school's overall success. A willingness to contribute to other areas of school life would be welcome. In return we offer candidates access to our outstanding teacher programmes; outstanding leadership programme and our shadow leadership scheme.
The successful applicant will be able to teach across all Key Stages.
Applications are welcome from both experienced and newly qualified teachers.
Closing Date: 25/09/2017 at 12:00
Interviews: To be confirmed
Information about the school
At The North School we value both the pastoral care of our students and the pursuit of academic success. We have a traditional approach in our expectations of the students and encourage them to treat each other, and staff with care, courtesy and consideration.
We recognise that the students are at the centre of the learning experience and that they all come with different needs and abilities, not to mention interests and strengths and we aim to maximise the potential and future life chances of all our students and have extremely high expectations both inside and outside the classroom. We have a traditional ethos centred around our belief that students should be able to learn in a well ordered and engaging environment and that they should attempt all their work to the very best of their ability.
The North School also has an exceptional range of facilities that include a Basketball Academy, excellent sports facilities and clubs, a climbing wall and a full working farm that has achieved great success at the Kent Show.
We are proud of our collaboration with the Swale Academies Trust and together we work relentlessly to continually improve the school experience for all our students.
Staff working at The North School are offered:
- An excellent collaborative CPD programme, including research opportunities
- An aspiring teacher programme
- Aspiring teacher programme
- Aspiring leadership programme
The North School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. All posts are subject to vetting checks including an Enhanced DBS check and reference. An overseas police check will be required by candidates who have worked or resided outside of the UK, in the last 5 year
Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.