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Teacher of English - Secondary Ready

Type of Position:Classroom Teacher
Start Date:January 2020 or sooner
Closing Date: Monday 6 January 2020 @ 9am

Our School

This is an exciting time to join The Charles Dickens School as it joined Barton Court Academy Trust (BCAT) on 1 March 2017 working in partnership with Barton Court Grammar School Academy, an outstanding rated co-educational grammar school in Canterbury. This new venture will see The Charles Dickens students and staff benefit from outstanding leadership and the sharing of best practice. The Trust is committed to excellence in professional development.

The Post  

A dedicated and enthusiastic English Teacher - Secondary Ready is required for Easter 2020 or sooner in this over-subscribed non-selective, co-educational school which benefits from the state of the art new buildings and is situated in a beautiful part of the South East coast. The School enjoys a good reputation locally, with dedicated colleagues and enthusiastic students. Staff hold high expectations for all students and work tirelessly to continue to raise attainment and achievement. 

The successful candidate should be able to deliver excellence in the classroom, providing innovative and inspirational teaching and learning.  This is an excellent opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced candidate to work within a very successful department led by an experienced Middle Leader. The team is very experienced, well qualified and very supportive with a strong team ethos. This post is suitable for an NQT or an experienced professional looking to further their expertise.

Deadline: Monday 6 January 2020 @ 9am

How To Apply

Applications for this post should be made online only using the School’s application form. CVs will not be accepted. On the website visit the Information page and click on Recruitment. Please email your application to If you wish to discuss the post or to arrange a visit, please contact Mrs A Ormsby, Personnel Assistant.

The Charles Dickens School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application via the Disclosure & Barring Service and a check against the ISA Barred List for Children

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