EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
The Governors of St. John Fisher Catholic School have a compelling vision for the future — one that is shared by the Catholic Archdiocese of Southwark. Our ambition is twofold: to see students gain excellent qualifications and also grow as confident and compassionate citizens, who have developed thoughtfully within a Christian ethos.

St. John Fisher Catholic School, in Medway caters for all abilities and is proud of its strong and vibrant Christian ethos. The school is voluntary aided, within a selective unitary authority and falls under the guidance of the Education Commission of the Archdiocese of Southwark.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

 

Teaching Vacancies 

Teacher of Science (Click here for Application Pack)

The Governing Board is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and well-qualified Teacher of Science to work as part of a well-established and successful Science team from September 2021.

The candidate will ideally be able to teach Physics to A level or be willing to learn, but all candidates will be considered.

Interviews will take place during the week beginning 24.5.21

 

Teacher of Languages (Click here for Application Pack)

MPS / UPS

The Governing Board is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and well-qualified teacher of French and Latin to join the Communications Faculty from September 2021.

The successful candidate will be a French specialist. French is currently taught across Key Stages 3 and 4; Latin is taught at Key Stage 3 and will be introduced to Key Stage 4 next year.

Interviews for applicants will take place shortly after the closing date.

The closing date for Teacher of Languages applications is 09:00 am Friday 7th May 2021

 

Lead Teacher of Art (Click here for Application Pack)

MPR/UPR + TLR 2C £2,873

The Governing Board is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and well-qualified Lead Teacher of Art to work as part of the innovative Creative and Physical Arts faculty.

We are happy to offer visits and informal discussions of the role: please contact i.jordan@stjohnfisher.school  for further information.

Interviews for applicants will take place shortly after the closing date.

The closing date for Lead Teacher of Art applications is 09:00 am Monday 10th May 2021

 

Teacher of Science with Physics Specialism (Click here for Application Pack)

The Governing Board is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and well-qualified Teacher of Science to work as part of a well-established and successful Science team from September 2021. The candidate will ideally be able to teach Physics to A level or be willing to learn, but all candidates will be considered.

We are happy to offer visits and informal discussions of the role: please contact e.liffen@stjohnfisher.school  for further information.

Interviews will take place during the week beginning 17th May 2021.

The closing date for Teacher of Science applications is 09:00 am Wednesday 12th May 2021

 

Head of Languages (Click here for Application Pack)

TLR 2C: £2,873 + MPS / UPS

The Governing Board is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and well-qualified teacher to lead the Languages Department as Head of Subject from September 2021.

We are happy to offer visits and informal discussions of the role: please contact v.walker@stjohnfisher.school for further information. No agencies please.

Interviews for applicants will take place shortly after the closing date.

The closing date for Head of Languages applications is 09:00 am Monday 24th May 2021

 

All completed application forms should be returned to:

Mrs. E. Liffen, Headteacher’s PA

St. John Fisher Catholic Comprehensive School

Ordnance Street

Chatham

ME4 6SG

Or by email to e.liffen@stjohnfisher.school

 

The following important documents are also available on our website:

We look forward to receiving your completed application.


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Support Staff Vacancies

Learning Support Assistant (LSA) with pathway into teacher training. (Click here for the job description)

The Governing Board is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and well-qualified graduate to the post of Learning Support Assistant (LSA) with a pathway into teacher training. The successful candidate will spend time gaining valuable experience of teaching and learning through supporting students both in mainstream classes, as well as small group support sessions within the SEN Department.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Applications for this post should be completed using the ‘Support Staff Application Form’, as well as both forms in Section 2 below, clearly stating your suitability what you will bring to the role in the supporting statement in section 6.

Salary: Medway D2 £18,933 – £21,748 (Pro rata 39 weeks £16,142 – £18,872 actual)

Closing date: 3pm. 7th May 2021

Interviews held week beginning: 10th May 2021

 

All completed application forms should be returned to:

Mrs. E. Liffen, Headteacher’s PA

St. John Fisher Catholic Comprehensive School

Ordnance Street

Chatham

ME4 6SG

Or by email to e.liffen@stjohnfisher.school

This school is committed to recruiting with care and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS Check and successful references will be required prior to any offer of employment.

 

Application Forms

Notes to help applications can be downloaded, please click here.

Applicants should complete the application form from Section 1 that is appropriate to the post they are applying for, as well as both forms from Section 2.

Section 1:

Please complete the appropriate application form from this section, then go to Section2.

Download the appropriate application form below;

Section 2:

Please complete both forms in this section.

Applicants should complete and return all three completed forms for the application, to the school address below;

St John Fisher Catholic School
Ordnance Street
Chatham
Kent
ME4 6SG