Teacher of English

Full Time Permanent
St John Fisher Catholic Comprehensive School

The Governing Board is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and well-qualified teacher of English to join the Communications Faculty from September 2020.

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and suitably qualified teacher of English who is keen to play a proactive, collaborative role in developing the faculty further in the school. This role is primarily for teaching English at Key Stages 3 and 4; however, the department does deliver A Level English Literature and A Level Media, and the successful candidate may be asked to help teach these from September.

The successful candidate will model at least good teaching practice and will be able to engage and inspire students of all abilities both in and out of lessons. They will also be keen to contribute to the school’s extra-curricular life to enhance the opportunities available to our students. A bespoke CPD programme will be tailored to meeting their needs.

St. John Fisher Catholic Comprehensive School is a non-selective coeducational secondary school for students age 11-18. A split site school with free parking, we are moving to brand new buildings in 2022. Our mission statement is that ‘St. John Fisher Catholic Comprehensive School educates students, spiritually and educationally forming them through Faith so that they can achieve their aspirations and contribute to their community’. As a Catholic school, we are passionate about the formation of the whole student, making sure that we develop students into good people as well as ensure they get good results.

The school is in Medway, a 30-minute distance from London by road or high-speed rail link. Medway benefits from a multimillion-pound regeneration programme bringing new housing developments and facilities for its inhabitants; it also has the lowest council tax rates in Kent. St. John Fisher also offers subsidised accommodation for employees and this will be offered to the successful candidate, should they be interested.

Closing date for applications: 9am on Monday 13th July.

St. John Fisher Catholic Comprehensive School is an Equal Opportunities Employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students. Any offer of appointment will be subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check will be required for all successful applicants.

Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to close the vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.

To apply for this job please visit: stjohnfisher.school.

Please mention catholicrecruitment.co.uk when applying.

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