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Trustee Roles

If you are someone who…

  • enjoys strategic leadership
  • places a high value on education within our society and
  • can ask challenging questions in a supportive way

…then we want to hear from you.

TST is looking for new Trustees who can use their skills and experience to help benefit over 2500 students within our schools.  You will have leadership expertise and may be operating at Director level already.  Either way, you will be aware of the 7 principles of public life and be able to join the Board of Directors as they provide strategic direction for our schools in Tenterden and the surrounding area.  The Trust Board creates robust accountability, assurance and oversight of educational and financial performance and it is ambitious for all of its students.

We are looking for candidates with a range of leadership expertise and especially in finance, HR, change management, digital marketing and law.  You will also bring enthusiasm, curiosity and objectivity to the role in a drive to improve our organisation.

The vision of Tenterden Schools Trust lies within our desire to serve the local community, getting students ready for what life has to throw at them and to create smooth transitions between all phases of education.  

If you would like to be part of a passionate team that is helping to shape the future chances of young people please get in touch, we’d love to hear from you.

This is an unpaid voluntary role and you would be expected to attend 6 Board meetings a year and to be part of one of our committees, Finance, Academic Standards or Audit & Risk. To apply, please send a CV or an expression of interest outlining your experience, to Karen Douglas, Clerk to the Trust Board at k.douglas@tenterden-schools-trust.com. An informal discussion can be arranged with our CEO, Stuart Reeves, prior to application via the same email address. 

Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre - Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages 0.4FTE

Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages 0.4FTE

Required 27th August 2024

If you’re excited about Languages and teaching our students, we’re keen to hear from you.  We are looking for a colleague who can offer French up to and including GCSE level.  The ability to teach German would be an advantage.

Our language department currently offers French, German and Mandarin and we are looking to increase our offering to include Spanish in coming years.

 To be successful, we will expect you to have:

  • Drive, determination and spirit
  • Organisation skills that allow you to get the most from every student
  • A commitment to delivering outstanding lessons
  • Enthusiasm for passing on your knowledge to young people
  • Communication skills and confidence to deliver teaching and learning
  • An unflappable demeanour
  • The desire to overachieve in an environment that rewards excellence
  • Experience which includes taking a lead and working with colleagues to provide the very best learning outcomes for our students

 In return, you will enjoy a unique working environment in the heart of the Weald of Kent, discounts and offers with Kent Rewards and ongoing training and support to help you excel and develop your career as a teacher. All teaching staff are provided with an IT device.  There is an independent nursery based on the school site.

We are not accepting applications from employment agencies for this position but would be delighted to receive a direct application from you.

For any queries, please contact Megan Wanstall, Human Resources 01580 764222 Ext 2351 or email vacancies@homewood.kent.sch.uk.

Closing date: 28th April 2024 however early applications are encouraged as we review applications as we receive them. 

All our vacancies are posted on the Kent-Teach.com website.   Please click on the following logo to apply.

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We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all members of the community.  Tenterdan Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be asked to apply for an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

St Michael's CEP School - Part Time Teacher (3 Days per week)

Teacher - Part Time (3 days per week)

Applications welcome for KS1 or KS2

We have an exciting opportunity for a Teacher at St Michael's Church of England Primary School; a small village school with a big heart. 

Our school is looking for a teacher who: 

  • Has the highest aspirations for all children and young people.
  • Collaborates enthusiastically with colleagues to develop and inform best practice.
  • Is willing to go that 'extra mile' to better the life chances of our children.
  • Is someone who can bring additional energy to the role
  • Works well in a team and engages with training and research to impact on both their and others' best practice.

In return, we can offer you: 

  • A loving and supportive community where you will flourish as part of a caring team
  • Full training within a rich and nurturing environment
  • Welcoming and animated children
  • An innovative approach to performance review
  • Career development opportunities within a growing multi academy trust
  • An inspiring curriculum
  • A manageable workload where wellbeing is a priority

All our vacancies are posted on the Kent-Teach.com website.   Please click on the following logo to apply.

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We welcome tours of the school, please email or telephone Alison Hollis, Office Manager on 01580 763210 or email office@stmcep.school. 

Interviews will be held on 8th May 2024 with a start date of 27th  August 2024.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all members of the community.  Tenterden Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees to share this commitment. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 

Job Description

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Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre - Teacher of Geography 0.4FTE

Teacher of Geography 0.4FTE

Are you a passionate and enthusiastic Geographer looking to develop your career within a successful and welcoming school in the Kent countryside?  

We are a large department with excellent uptake at GCSE and A-Level, being currently the most popular option at GCSE. You would be required to teach at both KS3 and KS4; the ability to teach A level would be an advantage but is not essential.  We welcome applications from ECT’s to experienced teachers.  

With our ethos of ‘Learning, Respect and Belonging’, we have high aspirations for everyone and expect everyone to contribute positively to the school by working hard and participating in school activities. We organised a trip to Italy during the last academic year and are currently planning trips to both the Lake District and Iceland which we would love you to be a part of.  

You will enjoy a unique working environment in the beautiful town of Tenterden in the heart of the Weald of Kent.  We invest in our staff and you will be given a full induction programme and the support you require to progress wherever you are in your career.  We seek to develop our staff through a professional growth model and treat everyone as an individual; we value personal strengths and qualities.  Our school is set in a 55 acre site midway between London and the Channel Ports and is easily commutable via major roads and motorways.  We also have available discounts and offers with Kent Rewards, RAC and enhanced pension contributions, all teaching staff are provided with an IT device and there is a nursery based on the school site which offers discounts to Homewood Staff.

We are not accepting applications from employment agencies for this position but would be delighted to receive a direct application from you. 

Closing date: An early application is encouraged as we review applications as we receive them.

All our vacancies are posted on the Kent-Teach.com website.   Please click on the following logo to apply.

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For any queries, please contact Megan Wanstall, Human Resources 01580 764222 Ext 2351 or email vacancies@tenterden-schools-trust.com.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all members of the community.  Homewood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be asked to apply for an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 

Job Description

Safeguarding Policy

School Workforce Privacy Notice

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

Homewood School ad Sixth Form Centre - Teacher of Art and Design 0.4FTE

Teacher of Art and Design 0.4FTE

Required from 27th August 2024

We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Teacher of Art and Design with the ability to teach across all key stages.  Experience in the specialisms of Fine Art and Graphics would be an advantage.   You will be working as part of a large successful team in an Art department with excellent facilities.

As a successful teacher you will have:

  • Drive, passion, determination and spirit
  • Organisational skills that allow you to get the most from every student
  • A commitment to delivering outstanding lessons
  • Enthusiasm for passing on your knowledge to young people
  • Excellent communication skills and confidence to deliver teaching and learning
  • The desire to overachieve in an environment that rewards excellence

You will enjoy a unique working environment in the beautiful town of Tenterden in the heart of the Weald of Kent.  We invest in our staff and you will be given a full induction programme and the support you require to progress wherever you are in your career.  We seek to develop our staff through a professional growth model and treat everyone as an individual; we value personal strengths and qualities.  Our school is set in a 55 acre site midway between London and the Channel Ports and is easily commutable via major roads and motorways.  We also have available discounts and offers with Kent Rewards, RAC and enhanced pension contributions, all teaching staff are provided with an IT device and there is a nursery based on the school site which offers discounts to Homewood Staff.

Detail your successes in your completed application form and supporting letter and get us excited about you!  

Closing date for applications: An early application is encouraged as we review applications as we receive them.

We are not accepting applications from employment agencies for this position but would be delighted to receive a direct application

All our vacancies are posted on the Kent-Teach.com website.   Please click on the following logo to apply.

Kentteach logo

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all members of the community.  Homewood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be asked to apply for an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 

Job Description

Safeguarding Policy

School Workforce Privacy Notice

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre - Teacher of History 0.8 FTE

Teacher of History 0.8FTE

Required for 27th August 2024

Are you a qualified and enthusiastic Teacher of History?

We are looking for an excellent classroom practitioner who will bring creativity and enthusiasm to our vibrant, dynamic team. The successful candidate will have a passion for History which will be passed onto our students both in lessons and extra-curricular activities.

With our ethos of ‘Learning, Respect and Belonging’, we have high aspirations for everyone and expect everyone to contribute positively to the school by working hard and participating in school activities.  You will enjoy a unique working environment in the beautiful town of Tenterden in the heart of the Weald of Kent.  We invest in our staff and you will be given a full induction programme and the support you require to progress wherever you are in your career.  We seek to develop our staff through a professional growth model and treat everyone as an individual; we value personal strengths and qualities.  Our school is set in a 55 acre site midway between London and the Channel Ports and is easily commutable via major roads and motorways.  We also have available discounts and offers with Kent Rewards, RAC and enhanced pension contributions, all teaching staff are provided with an IT device and there is a nursery based on the school site which offers discounts to Homewood Staff.

It’s a competitive market out there and we want to know what it is that makes you the one we can invest in.  Detail your successes in your covering letter and get us excited about you.  

For any queries, please contact Megan Wanstall, Human Resources 01580 764222 Ext 2351 or email vacancies@tenterden-schools-trust.com.

Closing date: 25th February 2024 however an early application is encouraged as we review applications as we receive them.

All our vacancies are posted on the Kent-Teach.com website.   Please click on the following logo to apply.

Kentteach logo

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all members of the community.  Tenterden Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be asked to apply for an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 

Job Description

Safeguarding Policy

School Workforce Privacy Notice

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre - Key Stage 5 Coordinator of Mathematics

Key Stage 5 Coordinator of Mathematics

TLR 2C £3214

Required 27th August 2024

 

Are you looking for a new and exciting role?  Use your passion and excitement for your subject as a Key Stage 5  Coordinator of Mathematics at Homewood School.  You can ensure all students not only achieve well but develop an enjoyment of the subject by joining our team of mathematicians who specialise in all disciplines.

You will take a lead role within the Mathematics department, working alongside the other TLR post-holders to deliver the curriculum. The role will include overseeing the development of the KS5 scheme of work, exam entries and revision sessions, GCSE re-sits, student data spreadsheets alongside undertaking observations of KS5 lessons.  The ability to teach mechanics to A level would be an advantage but is not essential.

Leading by example, the post-holder will provide motivation and inspiration to both staff and students.  Working closely with the Principal Teacher Maths you will attend departmental, staff and training sessions and ensure all aspects of the departmental development plan are delivered.  The successful candidate will be a facilitator of people at all levels and will develop strategies and initiatives that have longevity, relevance and meaning throughout the whole school. The Performance Management of some staff will be integral to the post.

With our ethos of ‘Learning, Respect and Belonging’, we have high aspirations for everyone and expect everyone to contribute positively to the school by working hard and participating in school activities.  We treat everyone as an individual and value personal strengths and qualities.  Homewood School is part of Tenterden Schools’ Trust working in collaboration with local primary schools serving the beautiful Wealden town of Tenterden and the surrounding villages.  All teaching staff are provided with an IT device and there is also a nursery based on the school site which offers discounts to trust staff.

It’s a competitive market out there and we want to know what it is that makes you the one we can invest in.  Detail your successes in your covering letter and get us excited about you. More information on this successful school can be accessed on the following website:  www.tenterden-schools-trust.com.

We are not accepting applications from employment agencies for this position but would be delighted to receive a direct application from you.

 An early application is encouraged as we are reviewing applications as we receive them.

All our vacancies are posted on the Kent-Teach.com website.   Please click on the following logo to apply.

Kentteach logo

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all members of the community.  Tenterden Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be asked to apply for an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Job Description

Safeguarding Policy

School Workforce Privacy Notice

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 

John Mayne Primary School - Teaching Assistant

Are you passionate that every child has potential and that your role as a teaching assistant is to ensure you can help each child fill that potential, following our school vision 'Aspiring to live life in all it's fullness'.

If so, then you could be just who we are looking for. We are a small school with a 'Big' heart. We pride ourselves on being a 'family', with our school vision. We require a teaching assistant to work in our school five days a week, 20 hours per week (8.30am to 12.30pm Monday to Friday), term time only.

The salary is NJC Scale 2/3 Point 3, the salary is pro rata to £10,276 per annum.

Closing Date: 15th April 2024 however an early application is encouraged as we review applications as we receive them.

Interview Date: 23rd April 2024

We strongly recommend that you visit us, if you are interested in applying, to meet our amazing team and view our lovely school and spectacular grounds. Please contact the school office on 01580 291424 to arrange a visit with either Mrs Helen Tester (Head of School), or Mrs Annette Brennan (Office Manager).

We look forward to hearing from you.

All our vacancies are posted on the Kent-Teach.com website.   Please click on the following logo to apply

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We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all members of the community.  Tenterden Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees to share this commitment. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 

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Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre - HLTA Maths

Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Mathematics

NJC Scale 4/5 Points 7-17

Salary: £18,273 to £2,1640 per annum for 32.5 hours per week, term time only

Initial Fixed term contract

The successful candidate will be part of our Learning Support team working with students who experience difficulties in accessing the curriculum. 

The objective of this post is to boost the numeracy skills of targeted students to better enable these students to access the whole curriculum.  The needs of the students will vary; some will have special educational needs such as Dyslexia or ASD.  Our HLTAs would generally work with small groups of students, within the main classroom, to ensure students’ progress and to boost their confidence.  The role will involve planning, preparing and delivering group work or team teaching with the main class teacher. 

As with all HLTAs the post holder will progress students’ learning and with other professionals to support pupils’ social, emotional and physical wellbeing.  It is necessary for the candidate to have qualifications in Maths/Numeracy equivalent to at least NVQ Level 2.  The post requires a good standard of education and an attitude which is positive and supportive towards young people. 

We seek to develop our staff through a professional growth model and treat everyone as an individual; we value personal strengths and qualities.  Our school is set in a 55 acre site midway between London and the Channel Ports.  You will enjoy a unique working environment in the heart of the Weald of Kent including discounts and offers with Kent Rewards, RAC and enhanced pension contributions.   There is also a nursery based on the school site which offers discounts to Homewood Staff. 

If you have any queries, please contact Megan Wanstall, Human Resources 01580 764222 Ext 2351 or email vacancies@tenterden-schools-trust.com.

Closing date: an early application is encouraged as we review applications as we receive them.

All our vacancies are posted on the Kent-Teach.com website.   Please click on the following logo to apply.

Kentteach logo

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all members of the community.  Tenterden Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees to share this commitment. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 

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Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre - Inclusion Support Assistant

NJC Scale 4/5 Points 7-17
Salary: £10,354 - £12,426 per annum for 20 hours per week, term time only
(Monday to Friday 1.00pm to 5.00pm)

We are seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated person to work as part of a professional team within a self-contained unit, working with students who experience difficulties in accessing main stream education. 

The successful candidate will work with individual students and small groups, sometimes using distance learning or computer aided techniques.  The post holder will be expected to progress students’ learning and with other professionals, support pupils’ social, emotional and physical well-being.

The role will include support with duty management across the wider school and be the main person of contact for Twilight schooling.

It is necessary for the candidate to have qualifications in Maths/Numeracy and English/Literacy equivalent to at least NVQ Level 2, an HLTA qualification would be advantageous.

We seek to develop our staff through a professional growth model and treat everyone as an individual; we value personal strengths and qualities.  Our school is set in a 55 acre site midway between London and the Channel Ports and is easily commutable via major roads and motorways.  You will enjoy a unique working environment in the heart of the Weald of Kent including discounts and offers with Kent Rewards, RAC and enhanced pension contributions.   There is also a nursery based on the school site which offers discounts to Homewood Staff. 

All our vacancies are posted on the Kent-Teach.com website.   Please click on the following logo to apply:

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More information on this successful school can be accessed on the following website:  www.vacancies@tenterden-schools-trust.com

For any queries, please contact Megan Wanstall, Human Resources 01580 764222 Ext 2351 or email vacancies@tenterden-schools-trust.com.

Closing date:  an early application is encouraged as we review applications as we receive them.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all members of the community.  Tenterden Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees to share this commitment. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 

Job Description

Safeguarding Policy

School Workforce Privacy Notice

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974