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Some general advice and help for people looking for a teaching job or a job within the education system in Kent below. If you'd like to share your experience working in local schools or the Education Authority we'd welcome your comments.
KCC has one of the largest teaching responsibilities in the whole of the UK. In Kent there are around 470 primary schools, just over 100 secondary schools and 20 special schools. Kent County Council also runs a selective school system which means a 11+ (Kent Test) is in place for those children considering attending a local grammar school.
www.kent-teach.com is a Kent website for teacher recruitment/retention in the garden of England. It advertises current; teaching, teaching assistant, head teacher, support staff and non school opportunities. As far as teaching vacancies are concerned, qualified professionals can become members of the site. This will enable the applicant to be advised when a suitable vacancy is advertised. ALL KCC schools are able to publish opportunities on the site.
If you are interested in undertaking teacher training www.kent-teach.com outlines and explains the varied routes into a career in education - Postgraduate Certification, Graduate Teaching Scheme and the SCITT.
The website can also advise job seekers how they can become a Supply Teacher, general advice for new teachers or professional wanting to return to the profession.
At the time of writing there were over 50 vacancies online including:
Support Jobs Include:
We take pride in ensuring our features are accurate but if you find that any links are broken or content out of date let us know. This is a page under constant improvement. We welcome submission of other employers in this sector.
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