Second in English Department - Kingdown School

Reference Number: KD18

Required: September 2019
Closing date: Monday, 25th March 2019
Interviews: Friday, 29th March 2019

As a forward-looking and innovative school we are seeking to appoint a highly skilled practitioner to lead a Key Stage in our friendly and successful team.

This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced teacher to join and progress in our highly successful English Department.  QTS status is essential and some experience of leadership is desirable.  An ability to teach across the full age and ability range up to A Level is desirable.

Kingdown School is ranked in the top 10 secondary schools in Wiltshire situated in Warminster in the heart of beautiful rural Wiltshire with excellent links to Salisbury, Bath, Bristol and the South-West. Kingdown School is an academy under the Acorn Education Trust providing exciting opportunities to improve local education and draw on the collective experience of a Trust.

The English Department is housed in the English Block.  All full time English teachers have their own room well-furnished with PC, projector and whiteboard.  There is an excellent resource room, with kitchenette, a comfortable Learning Resources Centre, separate ICT room and access to an excellent school library. Working conditions are excellent and enable English teachers to keep closely in touch and share ideas.  


For the successful candidate we can offer:

•    enthusiastic, friendly and hardworking students with excellent attitudes to learning;
•    a caring and supportive community environment;
•    a commitment to health and wellbeing of staff;
•    a commitment to professional development;
•    the opportunity to work effectively with other schools as part of a multi-academy trust.


For more information and to apply, please visit the TES website, and, send a letter of application to Miss Rebecca Krzyzosiak, PA to Headteacher, Kingdown School, Woodcock Road, WARMINSTER, Wiltshire BA12 9DR
Tel: 01985 224264 - E-mail:

Kingdown School, as part of the Acorn Education Trust, is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful in obtaining this post you will be subject to a Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and health screening.

DBS (Disclosure & Barring Services) check will be required for the successful candidate.  We are an equal opportunities employer.

Kingdown Headteacher:  Dave Locke

Salary: MPS/UPS with TLR2c

Closing date for applications: 25 March 2019, 12.00pm

Interview Date: 29 March 2019