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Holistic, Academic, Education

King Edward VI Grammar School

Edward Street, Louth LN11 9LL

T: 01507 600456



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My NQT experience at King Edward’s has been overwhelmingly positive. The staff within my department, as well as in the wider school have been really supportive and I have gained advice from many different staff. It seems there is a nice blend of experienced staff who can help you out, but also some young staff who have recently had to adapt to the way the school works and what the students are like.  


The best aspect of the school for me this year has been the behaviour and attitude of the students. They really are a joy to teach and I have always felt relaxed about trying new T+L strategies. Furthermore, the trip opportunities really are a real perk of the job for me. I appreciate they aren’t for everybody but I have really enjoyed that opportunity.  Sam Brennan, History NQT

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Head of Department JD

Hello and thank you for taking the time to visit our website.


At King Edward's we are committed to ensuring the highest standards in Teaching and Learning.  The classroom experience is the single and most vitally important thing that our staff do and as a school our aim is to support and nurture the talent that we are fortunate to have in our staffroom.  We hope to provide a supportive start for those new to the profession as well as providing opportunities for a new intellectual challenge for those for whom this might be their second or third move.  Our Deputy Head Teaching and Learning and his team of Lead Practitioners and  our links with the Education Departments at Hull University and Bishop Grosseteste University  mean that we can offer a supportive enrivonment for teachers to flourish and develop.  Last year nearly 50% of observed lessons were rated as outstanding and it is our desire to help all teachers excel and become outstanding practitioners.


Please do look carefully at the various downloads on the righthand side including the information about re-location for those who are not familiar with the area.  If you have any further questions then please do not hesitate to get in touch with our Recruitment Officer (Rhona Adam) on 01507 600456.  


Kind Regards

James Lascelles


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NQT Experiences

English Teacher NQT, Full Time, September 2020.


The English Department here at King Edward’s is very successful and all students take both English Language and English Literature at GCSE.    At A Level English is popular, with two sets in Year 12: the department also offers English Literature. The Department has a consistent track record of preparing students for University.   Given the numbers of students opting for English at A level there is plenty of scope for candidates who are keen to develop their A Level teaching or who are passionate about Literature.  


MFL Teacher NQT/MPS, Full Time, Permanent, September 2020


We are seeking an enthusiastic and talented Linguist who is either completing their PGCE or NQT year.  The MFL Department here at King Edward’s is very successful and all students take one or two languages at GCSE from a choice of French or Spanish.  Ideally the department requires a teacher who can offer French and Spanish to GCSE and A level, however, there is enough expertise within the department to adapt to those who can offer a different combination.  In addition to this the department also offers various cultural enrichment activities and contributes to the Schools International Schools programme and is keen to speak to candidates able to offer Mandarin or Russian to support our broader language enrichment program.


Physics Teacher NQT/MPS Full Time, Permanent September 2020


We are seeking an enthusiastic and talented Physics teacher who is experienced at teaching science up to and including GCSE and A Level and/or seeking their first move either to qualify or post NQT.  The school is happy to receive applications from NQTs or other suitably qualified applicants.  


The school is prepared to pay a £1500 joining bonus in addition to the Government’s Early Career Payment plus £500 relocation expenses for the right candidate for this post.


The Science Department here at King Edward’s is very successful and all students have the option to take Triple Science at GCSE thus enabling pupils to specialise.  In addition we have one or two sets each year who will take the Double Science route. The Science Department has a consistent track record of preparing students for University and the Science department as a whole has a strong regional reputation of excellence for preparing students for entry to Medicine and Veterinary courses.  The school works closely with the OGDEN Trust to promote physics and science teaching across a cluster of schools and contributions to this area of the life of the department are always valued.


Although selective and academic in our focus the School’s ethos is centred on the development of the whole child.  We are exceptionally fortunate that our committed staff give of their time generously in numerous different ways to share or pursue a passion with our pupils.  We have a flourishing debating society; creative writing groups; music; drama and sport are all strong.  We are also unusual for a state school in having a large and active CCF who also help to run our Duke of Edinburgh programme.  The desire to share a passion or simply get involved in the extra-curricular life of the school will be crucial.


Applications should be made on the School’s application form (on the right) and should also include a covering letter and CV.  The deadline for applications is Monday 2nd March and interviews will be held in the same week: the school reserves the right to move the date forward if there is a suitable field.   Completed applications can be emailed to

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We have 3 vacancies in our School Catering Department


Primary Meals Catering Assistant

To carry out preparation of hot and cold meals for local Primary Schools and general kitchen duties.

Hours – 8.00am to 12.00 Mon to Fri


Sixth Form Cafeteria Catering Assistant

To carry out preparation of hot and cold meals in the School’s Sixth Form Cafeteria and general kitchen duties.

Hours – 9.30am to 2.00pm Mon to Fri


Kitchen Porter

To carry out general kitchen duties, washing up and cleaning.

Hours - 9.30am to 3.00pm Mon to Fri


All 3 positions will be paid at pay grade KE1 - £9.35 per hour, and will be for 38 weeks per year plus 3 days.


All posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.


Application Forms and Job Descriptions can be downloaded below or can be obtained by email to


Closing date for application is Monday 9th March with a view to the posts starting after the Easter holiday.

Primary Meals Catering Assistant Job Description Sixth Form Cafeteria Catering Assistant Job Description Kitchen Porter Job Description

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