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St John’s Catholic Comprehensive School

Teaching Posts

To apply for any Teacher vacancy, please review the Recruitment Information & Application Forms page (the link is to the right-hand side).

St John's is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS check.  This includes specific safeguarding responsibilities, as defined in the job description.  Our school’s dedicated Child Protection Policy can be viewed on:  https://www.stjohnscs.com/page/?title=Policies+and+Guidance&pid=11
Posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

If you would like any further information or to arrange a tour of the school (strongly recommended), please do not hesitate to get in contact with our Operations Manager, Mrs Lynn O’Neill, loneill@stj.kent.sch.uk

Teacher of Maths

Required for September 2024
(Applications for an earlier start are also welcome)

    Salary: Main/Upper Pay Scale

We are looking to appoint a talented and enthusiastic Maths teacher to join our high-performing and extremely welcoming Maths team. You will work alongside our Head of Department and other experienced Maths staff to deliver this vital core subject across a range of abilities and age groups. The successful candidate will teach across at least two key stages and there will be an opportunity to teach aspects of the A Level course should the successful candidate be interested in doing so (there is no requirement for the successful candidate to have experience of, or an interest in, teaching A Level). 

Closing date: Midday on Monday 20th May at 8am
Interview date: To be confirmed

 

Second in Department of Geography

Required for September 2024
(Applications for an earlier start are also welcome)

    Main/Upper Pay Scale + TLR 2a (£3,214)

Our Geography department is a highly effective and dedicated team and one that is respected by all stakeholders at St John’s. Our pupils actively engage in their Geography lessons across all three Key Stages, and our examination results at both GCSE and A Level in this key EBACC subject have been exceptional across a number of years, due to the hard work and commitment of our Geography staff and pupils.

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated, conscientious and talented individual who is keen to join our extremely high-performing and popular Geography department.  The successful candidate will have a clear track record of delivering an excellent standard of education to their pupils that inspires them to give of their best and facilitates them achieving outstanding results. The successful candidate will work closely and collaboratively with our Head of Department in ensuring the standard of Geography provision afforded to pupils across the school is of the highest possible standard and that our pupils have a range of exciting and enriching Geography related extra-curricular opportunities to access.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach across at least two key stages and there will be an opportunity to teach aspects of the A Level course should the successful candidate be interested in doing so (there is no requirement for the successful candidate to have experience of, or an interest in, teaching A Level).  The exact responsibilities of the successful candidate will be carefully tailored to match their skills, interests and the needs of the department.

We would welcome applications from Teachers of Geography who are looking to take on departmental leadership responsibilities for the first time, or current leadership holders who are looking for a new challenge. The post will be an excellent platform for those teachers aspiring to be a Head of Geography in the future.

Closing date: Midday on Monday 20th May at 8am
Interview date: To be confirmed

Teacher of Computing

Required for September 2024

(Applications for an Easter 2024 start are also welcome)

Salary – Main/Upper Pay Scale

We are seeking to appoint a committed Teacher of Computing who will inspire our young people and share our values to ensure that every pupil will succeed and thrive. It is envisaged that the successful applicant will consistently deliver engaging lessons and be extremely ambitious and highly motivated to support and lead our pupils. The successful candidate will be joining a highly effective and respected department, working and collaborating with an exceptionally committed and talented team of practitioners.

In addition to an exciting and engaging core KS3 Computing curriculum, the school offers a range of KS4 and KS5 Computing based courses for students to select from; these include GCSE Computer Science, Level 1/2 Digital Information Technology and Level 3 Extended Certificate in Information Technology. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach across different key stages (the timetable will be personalised to best reflect the successful candidate’s experiences and interests).

We would welcome applications from experienced Computing teachers and those who are newly embarking on their teaching career.

Closing date: Midday on Monday 20th May at 8am
Interview date: To be confirmed