Teaching Vacancies

Kendrick School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the Disclosure & Barring Service. Kendrick School is an Equal Opportunity employer. 

  • Please complete the application form which you can download below using the guidance notes in the application pack.  CVs will not be accepted as a method of application.
  • Send the completed form to aemberson@kendrick.reading.sch.uk by the closing date.
  • Receipt of application will be acknowledged by email.
  • We will only contact you again if you are shortlisted for interview.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be sent a Disclosure of Convictions Form to complete which must be returned completed at least one day before the interview. 

Biology Teacher - maternity cover for September 2021 to at least May 2022 

Experienced and Newly Qualified Teachers welcome to apply
0.7 FTE up to full time

A well qualified and enthusiastic teacher of Biology is required at this very successful 11-18 girls’ grammar school in the centre of Reading. Kendrick School is a centre of academic excellence with a track record of high performance and achievement. Kendrick School is an expanding school and this is an exciting time to be joining the school with opportunities for professional development within the department and the school as a whole. Biology is a thriving subject at Kendrick School with a very high uptake at A Level and many students go on to study Biology related subjects at University.

The successful applicant needs to be able to teach Biology throughout the school including A Level and Science at KS3 and the ability to teach a second discipline of Science would be an advantage.

The position would suit a more experienced or a recently qualified teacher who is able to impart passion and enthusiasm for the subject to highly motivated, creative and engaging students. Kendrick School has an excellent track record of developing NQTs and the successful candidate would be joining a supportive and experienced department.

An application form and pack can be downloaded below or obtained by emailing aemberson@kendrick.reading.sch.uk. Visits to the school are welcome. 

Closing date:      Friday 7th May 2021 (midnight)
Interviews:         week of 10th May 2021

We reserve the right to close the application process if a suitable applicant applies and is appointed.

Biology Teacher (maternity cover) application pack

English Teacher - for September 2021 

Experienced and Newly Qualified Teachers welcome to apply
0.7 FTE up to full time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, innovative and well qualified Teacher of English at this very successful expanding 11-18 girls’ grammar school in Reading. Applicants need to be able to teach English throughout the school.  This position would suit either an experienced or newly qualified teacher. Kendrick School has a very good track record of developing NQTs and the successful candidate would be joining a supportive and very experienced department.

Kendrick School is a centre of academic excellence with a track record of high performance and achievement. English is a popular and highly valued subject at Kendrick School. A significant number of students take English Literature A Level and a good proportion continue to study the subject at prestigious universities.

This position will offer the opportunity to contribute to new innovations and developments in the English Department, in terms of both curriculum design and learning and teaching as the school expands.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact, both within and beyond the classroom.  There is also the potential for a leadership role for the right candidate.  The ability to teach another subject would be advantageous.

An application form and pack can be downloaded below or obtained by emailing aemberson@kendrick.reading.sch.uk. Visits to the school are welcome and encouraged. 

Closing date: Friday 7th May 2021 (midnight)
Interviews:  week commencing 10th May 2021

We reserve the right to close the application process if a suitable applicant applies and is appointed.

English Teacher Application Pack

Religious Studies and Sociology Teacher - for September 2021 

0.7 up to full time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, innovative and well qualified Teacher of RS and Sociology at this very successful expanding 11-18 girls’ grammar school in Reading. Applicants need to be able to teach RS throughout the school and A Level Sociology.  This position would suit either an experienced or newly qualified teacher. Kendrick School has a very good track record of developing NQTs and the successful candidate would be joining a supportive and very experienced department.

Kendrick School is a centre of academic excellence with a track record of high performance and achievement. RS and Sociology are both popular and highly valued subjects at Kendrick School. A significant number of students take Philosophy and/or Sociology at A Level and a good proportion continue to study the subjects at prestigious universities.

Further details and an application form can be downloaded below or obtained by emailing aemberson@kendrick.reading.sch.uk. To apply please complete an application form and the declaration of convictions form and, with a supporting letter addressed to Headteacher, send to Amanda Emberson by email or by post.

Visits to the school are welcome and encouraged.

Closing date:      Thursday 13th May 2021 (midnight)
Interviews:         week of 17th May 2021

Kendrick School reserve the right to close the application process early if a suitable candidate applies and is appointed.

RS and Sociology Teacher Application Pack