0.7 to Full time FTE
Salary: £25,714 – £36,961
Start date: January 2022
We are looking to appoint an inspiring teacher of Maths and Science for a fixed term position until 31st August 2022. This exciting and challenging post requires an enthusiastic, hardworking, conscientious and energetic individual with a strong track record. You will provide high quality teaching that facilitates and encourages a learning experience that gives students the opportunity to achieve their individual potential.
We can offer you:
• the opportunity to work with an incredibly strong, talented and committed team
• excellent facilities and resources including your own classroom
• an ambitious and dedicated student community with supportive parents
• high quality CPD to develop your career
• extended opportunities to network across the RLT
In January 2018 we set the new vision – “a school of excellence bursting with pride and ambition” and a new mission statement – “to champion each and every student”.
Kingsdown School is at a very exciting stage in its history, in January 2020 Kingsdown was graded as ‘Good’ in every single area inspected by Ofsted, a few of the positive quotes are:
“Leaders provide a curriculum that is broad and balanced. A notable strength of the school is its care for pupils facing particular difficulties, the work the school does to support pupils’ personal development and well-being is good.”
“Children say they now feel safe and can learn without disruption.”
“The culture is strong and our shared vision for the future (is) ambitious.”
Kingsdown School is part of a Multi Academy Trust and joined the River Learning Trust in 2017. The successful applicant will join the School as a River Learning Trust employee.
Applications will only be accepted on a Kingsdown School application form via eteach.
If you would like to arrange a visit or telephone call with Emma Leigh-Bennett (Headteacher), please contact Jude Carter, PA to the Headteacher - (contact details in attached information pack). If you have not heard from us shortly after the closing date please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.
Closing date for completed applications is midnight on Sunday 21st November. Interview date – to be confirmed. No agencies please. CVs will not be accepted. Kingsdown School is a mixed 11-16 Academy situated on the eastern outskirts of Swindon.
Kingsdown School and The River Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism. All staff are expected to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. The River Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our schools’ community.
SAFER RECRUITMENT STATEMENT
NOTE 1: Some cautions, reprimands, warnings and convictions are protected under the DBS filtering process and you do not have to disclose them.
The amendments to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 [exceptions] Order 1975 [2013 and 2020] provides that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain convictions and cautions are considered "protected." This means that they do not need to be disclosed to an employer and, if they are disclosed, an employer cannot take them into account. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Unlock website (email address in attached information pack).
NOTE 2: if you are under 18 it is no longer a legal requirement for you to disclose any cautions you hold.
Kingsdown School and The River Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. The River Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of ethnic backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our schools’ community.