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Teacher of Mathematics

We are seeking an enthusiastic and innovative teacher to join our friendly, well-resourced and very successful Maths department.  The ability to teach from Key Stage 3 to Key Stage 5 is preferable. 

The start date for this post is negotiable and an additional allowance/TLR would be available for the right candidate.

To apply please complete the Application Form below or or further information please contact our Operations Manager, Mrs O'Neill (


 Head of PE

Start Date – January 2018

Applications are invited from well-qualified and passionate P.E. specialists for this opportunity to lead a thriving and extremely talented P.E. team.  St John's is an inspiring school, characterised by the warmth of its community and its aspirational, outward looking approach. P.E. at St John's is a very popular subject and the results at both KS4 and KS5 (BTEC Level 2&3, GCSE and A Level) are of the very highest standard. We also run an extensive range of extra-curricular activities, and the successful candidate would have the opportunity of building on this wonderfully enriching offer.

The successful candidate will demonstrate equal passion for the subject and working with young students. 

Start date is January 2018 and applications are welcomed up until Wednesday 18th October.

Information about the school

St John’s is a successful Catholic Comprehensive School with over 1100 pupils including c.250 in the Sixth Form.

Rebuilt in September 2010, St John’s is a vibrant and progressive school offering outstanding facilities. This is an excellent and exciting time to join the school and be part of an enthusiastic, forward thinking and supportive team.

If you would like to be part of this exciting opportunity, please contact Mrs O’Neill, our School Operations Manager, at the address below.

Job Contact Information

  • Name: Mrs L O'Neill
  • Address: St John's Catholic Comprehensive, Rochester Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 2JW
  • Telephone: 01474 534718
  • Email:

Clerk to the Governing Body

We require a highly organised, self-motivated and suitably experienced person for the post of Clerk to the Governing Body. The successful candidate will possess excellent organisational, communication and ICT skills and maintain confidentiality at all times.

The Clerk will:
• Ensure the smooth running of the Governing Body and prepare meeting agenda papers;
• Take accurate minutes at meetings and distribute within the agreed timescale;
• Give procedural and legislative advice to the Governing Body; and
• Maintain and develop their own knowledge and skill base through CPD.

Attendance will be required at Governors meetings, which are generally held in the evening and a minimum of 10 hours per week is required for the post. Salary is payable at an hourly rate of £10 per hour.

A proven track record within administration is essential and experience of a school environment is desirable.

Closing date: 5th November 2017.