Magoo Giles

Magoo founded Knightsbridge School in 2006, after his time at Garden House Boys' School as Headmaster from 2000 to 2006. He was educated at Eton College, subsequently being commissioned in the Coldstream Guards. During his military career, Magoo served in the UK, Belize, Spain, Cyprus, and Germany and was latterly Adjutant of the battalion in Bosnia looking after the 1,100 men and women in theatre. He was Aide de Camp to Lieutenant General the Hon Sir William Rous for two years and Personal Equerry to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for two years.

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Film & Media Studies Teacher - Rochester Independent College

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Rochester Independent College is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivational teacher of Film and Media Studies to join our team of passionate and student focussed teaching staff.

Founded in 1984, Rochester Independent College in Kent is a day and boarding school offering a distinctive alternative to both traditional education and the highly selective local grammar schools. Nearly everyone who visits immediately senses this difference.

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Rochester Independent College is Kent’s fresh alternative to traditional independent education from Year 7 to Sixth Form. All teaching takes place in small, informal groups of mixed ability students. Our teachers are experts in their fields, comfortable with first name terms, non-uniform setting, lively and engaging.

The Independent Schools Inspectorate says:

“The subject knowledge of teaching staff recruited by the senior management team is excellent and teachers share the vision that the team has created. All show a strong commitment to the success of the college. The creation of a friendly community which enables students to realise their potential is the focus of all staff.”

The ideal candidate will show:

  • Outstanding subject knowledge
  • A drive to motivate students to learn
  • Experience of teaching GCSE and A-level
  • Strong Team ethos

Rochester Independent College offers:

  • Excellent pastoral care teams
  • Private medical package after one year of service, income protection insurance after two.
  • Aspirational and hard-working students
  • Small Class sizes
  • A relaxed and informal teaching atmosphere

Apply by completed application form which is available on request by emailing