Second in English - Hadlow Rural Community School

  • Location: Hadlow
  • Salary: MPS/UPS/TLR2 (Negotiable). PLUS up to £2000 Retention Bonus.
  • Status: 1 FTE
  • Closing date: 24 Jan 2019

Second in English

Dates:                Apply by 24th January 2019. Start date: April or September 2019
Salary:               MPS/UPS/TLR2 (Negotiable). PLUS up to £2000 Retention Bonus.
Location:            Kent

Contract Type:   Full-time/Part Time

Contract Term:   Permanent


Hadlow Rural Community School (HRCS) opened in September 2013 and offers a unique educational opportunity to students in Hadlow itself and across the wider local area. It is sponsored by and situated on the 630 acre campus of Hadlow College, the outstanding land-based college.


Hadlow Rural Community School is a popular, oversubscribed School with a current roll of 360 students, increasing to 375 in 2020. The School has recently relocated to a £7million new build and is developing a strong reputation both locally and beyond for enabling its young people to excel and flourish; providing an exciting, vibrant and dynamic experience in academic and land based vocational studies.

We are looking to appoint a self-motivated, innovative and exceptional teacher of English who has the necessary ambition and expertise to play a key part supporting the leadership of English and in the future success of the School.

This is an exciting post for an excellent practitioner and offers an outstanding opportunity for potential future career development supported by one of the most successful educational establishments in the country.

As the school develops the successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach across a full ability range in KS3, 4 and 5: this provides an opportunity for an experienced Teacher to join a forward thinking and dynamic school team supporting the leadership within English.

If you feel that you are a highly motivated, inspirational teacher who has the expertise and experience to play a vital part in the future of our School then we would very much like to hear from you.

For more details or an informal discussion with the Headteacher please contact the PA to the Headteacher via email on or via 01732 853241

If you wish to apply to join Hadlow Rural Community School in the next phase of its exciting future; please see the website for further details


Applicants should send to school


  • A fully completed application form,
  • A letter of application identifying how your knowledge, skills and experience meet the requirements of the Person Specification; and how you will contribute to making Hadlow Rural Community School an outstanding place of learning.


Letters should be addressed to the Headteacher and presented on no more than 2 sides of A4, font size 11. Please send this to:

The deadline for applications is 9.00am, 24th January 2019

Interviews will take place the week beginning 28th January 2019

Due to the volume of applications we receive it is impossible to inform all applicants if they have been short listed:  therefore if you have not heard from us within 14 days of the closing date you can assume that you have not been successful. 

Hadlow Rural Community School is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.