darrick wood School

Teacher of english

Full or Part-time 

MPS/UPS, open to ECTs

September 2024


Required at this 11-18, ten-form entry mixed comprehensive school from September 2024, a vacancy for a well-qualified, highly motivated full or part-time TEACHER OF ENGLISH. 

You will be working in a forward looking and supportive School with successful and committed staff. Darrick Wood is an oversubscribed and successful 11-18 ten form entry mixed comprehensive academy, housed in modern buildings on an attractive site. The School consistently achieves excellent results and was judged to be ‘good’ in all areas in its OFSTED inspection in January 2019. The School was awarded the World Class Schools Quality Mark in 2015 and again in 2018 and 2021. The School provides excellent opportunities for career development and a full support programme for all new staff. All staff have access to sports facilities, and a private employee assistance programme.

Darrick Wood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out; references will be sought, and successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and other relevant checks with statutory bodies.

Darrick Wood School is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates. As a provider of employment and education, we value the diversity of our staff and students, and all our staff are equally valued and respected.

Start Date: September 2024

Contract: Full or Part Time 

Salary:  MPS/UPS, open to ECTs

Closing Date: Applications as soon as possible

Based on the quality and quantity of applicants received, Darrick Wood School reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date.  Applicants will be notified of this where possible.  Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

If you have not heard from us within 10 working days from the closing date of this vacancy, please assume you have not been selected for interview.


Darrick Wood School
Lovibonds Avenue,
Kent, BR6 8ER

01689 850271