Teacher of English

Reference Number: KD26

As a forward-looking and innovative school we are seeking to appoint a highly skilled Teacher of English to join our large, friendly and successful team from September 2019.


This is an outstanding opportunity for an NQT or experienced teacher to join our highly successful English Department.  QTS status is essential. 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:

Please visit the Kingdown School page on the TES website


To apply:

Click the "apply" button, and, send a letter of application by email to Miss Rebecca Krzyzosiak, PA to Headteacher, Kingdown School, Woodcock Road, WARMINSTER, Wiltshire BA12 9DR.  Tel: 01985 224264 - E-mail: rak@kingdown.wilts.sch.uk


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.  We are an equal opportunities employer.

Salary: MPS/UPS (£23,720 - £39,406)

Closing date for applications: 23 April 2019, 9.00am

Interview Date: 25 April 2019