Newly Qualified Teacher of English

  • The Rochester Grammar School
  • Rochester

Newly Qualified Teacher of English

Job advert

TSAT Teacher Scale £25,750 - £39,964 per annum


Rochester Grammar school is the best performing school and best performing Grammar School in Medway


The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is the best performing Multi Academy Trust for KS4 progress in Medway


We are currently recruiting for an exceptional English Teacher to join a team of committed professionals to teach Years 7-13, including the IB, from September 2019. Our successful and popular English Department teach at Key Stages 3, 4 and 5. This post is ideally suited for an NQT with a passion for English.


The Rochester Grammar School is not only a school with outstanding outcomes but has a rich history and inspiring reputation as one of the country's leading state Grammar Schools.


The school is consistently ranked amongst the best state schools in the country and was awarded National Teaching School status in March 2012.  It is also an International Baccalaureate diploma school. Teaching at RGS is an inspiring and rewarding experience. 


What you will get from The Rochester Grammar School:

  • Minimum starting salary £25,750 for all NQTs
  • A fun, hardworking and welcoming team who enjoy supporting each other
  • Engaged pupils who work in a calm and industrious manner
  • Work with parents who are supportive of our school values and ethos
  • Vast support network from senior leaders and other teachers within the school and our trust
  • Benefit from an internationally accredited pedagogy approach to thinking and learning - proven to enhance classroom practice
  • Outstanding CPD tailored to you, wherever you are in your career and the opportunity to develop your subject expertise at the highest level
  • Full induction and mentor programme for new staff
  • Support from across the Trust to help you deliver outstanding teaching and learning through resources, mentoring and school visits
  • Access to the New Horizons Teaching Alliance, offering a wide range of robust and innovatory development resources and expertise
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas
  • Reduced membership of a fully-equipped gym with fitness classes – located on the site of Holcombe Grammar School
  • Free parking onsite

Child First, Aspire, Challenge, Achieve


What you will need to succeed:

  • Be a qualified English Teacher
  • Be an outstanding, student-centred classroom practitioner
  • Possess a depth of subject knowledge
  • Be able to inspire and enthuse our wonderful, intelligent students

What you need to do now:

Complete our application form to apply for this position.  Tours of the school are highly recommended.  Please contact Ruth Rivers ( to arrange a convenient time.


Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.


We are committed to safe recruitment procedures and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Appointments to this post are subject to an enhanced DBS check and Children’s Barred List check.