We are a successful grammar school for students aged 11-18 with a long standing reputation for being a supportive and caring environment in which to teach and learn. We have seen significant developments in recent years and much investment in facilities...  more

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  • By: Penprofile
  • Posted: December 27, 2018
  • Updated: December 27, 2018

Job Description

As part of The Thinking Schools Academy Trust, we benefit from working cohesively as a family of schools for the benefit of our children, and for the adults who work here too. The Trust supports with planning, trips, events, CPD and much more to ensure that all of our teachers are fully supported, enabling them to ensure that they can deliver the best learning that we can offer. Our mission is to “transform life chances”; at The Thinking Schools Academy Trust we believe education has the power to change lives and children only have one chance to get this right. 


What you will need to succeed:

The successful candidate will be an outstanding, student-centred classroom practitioner possessing a depth of subject knowledge and able to inspire and enthuse our wonderful, intelligent students. He or she will be fully acquainted with the demands and requirements of the new KS4 and KS5 curricula. Very importantly, our new colleague will wish to become part of the team that leads Holcombe Grammar School from Good to Outstanding and will be willing to do all that it takes to get us there.

What you will get in return from Holcombe Grammar School:

  • Membership of a hugely successful and growing multi-academy trust with great CPD and future promotion opportunities

  • Mentoring, coaching and professional development tailored to you individually wherever you are in your career

  • Support from colleagues across the Trust to promote the sharing of best practice, alongside access to outstanding teaching and learning resources and coaching.

  • Opportunities to develop leadership skills and train for the next step in your career.

  • Access to New Horizons Teaching Alliance, offering a wide range of robust and innovatory development resources and expertise.

  • Well behaved students who demonstrate a strong desire to learn

  • Unique tools and training to teach our children thinking skills to improve their progress and outcomes 

  • Opportunity to work in a campus of well-appointed buildings centred around the historic Holcombe Manor with easy access to M2, M20 and M25

  • 24 hour advice, information and counselling service

  • Childcare vouchers; enabling eligible staff to pay for childcare in a tax efficient way

  • Discounted membership of a full-equipped gymnasium and fitness suite on site 


Start date: September 1st, 2019