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Vacancies

Hugh Christie is a great place to work. Thank you for looking at our vacancies page. 

Current vacancies will be listed below. 

If you are interested in applying for a vacancy, please complete the relevant application form and email to Nicki Riddle, Principal's PA & Federation HR Manager via nriddle@tonbridgefederation.co.uk

If you have any questions before applying, please use the contact box to get in touch.

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Tonbridge Federation takes the safeguarding of its students and staff very seriously. Therefore, any job offer is subject to an enhanced DBS check prior to employment. Please be aware that prior to any interview, the school may carry out an online search as part of our due diligence on any short-listed candidates. 

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Current Vacancies

Director of Learning for Food and Nutrition

We wish to appoint a Director Learning for Food and Nutrition with department leadership responsibilities (2nd I/C in the Design and Technology Department)) for the development and implementation of the Food and Nutrition curriculum across all key stages.  A willingness to teach Textiles and Product design would also be desirable but not essential.

Design Technology is taught across all key stages at Hugh Christie with students specializing at Key stage 4. Subjects we currently offer include GCSE Product Design, Textiles and Food Technology, We also offer A-level in Product Design, Fashion and an offer of Food technology. An ability to teach up to KS5 in Food technology would be highly beneficial but not essential.

The department has excellent facilities and well equipped classrooms catering for the needs of each specialism. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to the department and work within a dynamic and experienced team of subject specialist teachers.

The ideal candidate will be:
•    Passionate about Food technology and a willingness to impart that passion onto the students 
•    Ensuring all KS3 Food projects meet the national curriculum framework for Food Technology 
•    Create and share Food resources with the rest of the department 
•    Provide an in-house department training for delivering Food Technology courses 
•    Be able to teach all specialisms across KS3 (Food, Textiles, Product Design, ICT) from established schemes of work 
•    Experienced at delivering KS4 specifications in GCSE Food and nutrition  


Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 2c or TLR 2b depending on agreed responsibilities and based on prior experience


Start Date: April 2023 / September 2023 or sooner if possible.


Closing Date for Applications: 5th December 2022

Hugh Christie is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Pastoral Support Manager

We are looking for a dedicated and organised Pastoral Support Manager with strong interpersonal skills. This role will involve working with our parents and students to ensure they have the support to successfully progress to the next chapter of their lives. You will be part of a dynamic team and dealing with behaviour issues using  restorative approaches, supporting students emotional wellbeing, monitoring reporting procedures, reintegration meetings, attendance and lateness, identifying early signs of disengagement and contributing to specific interventions to encourage re-engagement with the curriculum and school life. This is a challenging role, whilst also being one of the most rewarding.


The successful candidate would be responsible for the care and guidance of one year group of up to 165 students.


High levels of literacy, ICT and first aid competence are essential. Experience of child protection protocols would be an advantage. Please see job description for more information. A job description can be obtained by contacting Mrs Riddle on 01732 353544 Ext. 242. 


Hours: 8am to 4pm term time, plus additional hours to be negotiated.

Salary: KR5 £20,595.00 - £21,693.00 (Full time equivalent) depending on experience. 


Start Date: January 2023


Closing Date for Applications: 9th December 2022

Previous applicants need not apply.

Hugh Christie is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Learning Support Assistants / 1:1 Learning Support Assistants

We are looking to recruit Learning Support Assistants and 1:1 Learning Support Assistants to support the Teaching and Learning for children with SEND across a range of subjects.  You will be required to assist the students with organisation and completion of classwork, planning for homework and general day to day activities.


Ideally suited to someone with high personal and professional standards with drive, energy and commitment. To help build on the current inclusive and caring ethos of the school, to ensure that every child achieves their full potential. Experience of working with children with learning difficulties would be an advantage.


For the Learning Support Assistant vacancy, the hours would be 29 hours per week term time only.


For the 1:1 vacancy, we currently have 2 students who are currently in Year 7 and 1 in Year 10. The posts vary from 12 to 20 hours per week, term time only. These contracts are tied directly to funding for these pupils and if the funding stops or the students leave the school the contract would cease. 


We are happy to offer flexible start times for both these roles to enable parents/carers to drop off children as school.
Please state experience and skills and strengths clearly in your application. If you require further details please contact pbargery@tonbridgefederation.co.uk .


Salary: Kent Range 4/ 5 depending on experience: Full time equivalent salary £19,389.00 - £21,713.00


Start Date: As soon as possible


Closing Date for Applications: 9th December 2022

Previous applicants need not apply.

Hugh Christie is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).