Head of English & Head of Teaching and Learning - Prep School

Posted 6 February by Empowering Learning

School: Independent Prep School

Role: Head of English (with Head of Teaching & Learning)

Location: West Sussex

Start Date: September 2018

Salary: Competitive

An outstanding independent prep school in West Sussex are recruiting a Head of English for September 2018. This is a full time and permanent position and this role will be combined with Head of Teaching and Learning.

A broad and engaging curriculum combined with an outstanding range of extra-curricular opportunities mean that children are encouraged to be creative, curious and discover their talents and develop the skills for success. This prep school is a happy and vibrant school where pupils are supported by enthusiastic and dedicated teachers, role models and parents. Pupils take pride in their achievements and are supportive and respective of others. The school recently had an ISI inspection which was graded excellent in all areas.

The school are searching for an engaging English teacher who is an outstanding classroom practitioner and has a passion for English to lead this successful department. Knowledge of the Common Entrance syllabus would be highly desirable but is not essential. Experience of teaching English either at A level, GCSE level or KS2 level is a must and the successful candidate will be a team player, have excellent organisational skills and be both considerate and friendly. You will also lead Teaching & Learning across the school and sit on SMT.

If you are interested in leading English at an excellent independent prep school that provides a fantastic education, please apply now. Or call Duncan Eaglesham on for an informal conversation and more information. The school has a strong ethos of student welfare therefore any successful applicant will undergo a full enhanced criminal record check (DBS).

Required skills

  • Head of English
  • Common Entrance
  • West Sussex
  • Independent Prep School
  • Head of Teaching and Learning

Application questions

Do you want to teach in an independent prep school?
Do you want to work West Sussex?
Do you have experience of teaching English at primary or secondary level?
Do you want to lead the English department?
Do you want to be in charge of Teaching and Learning across the school?

Reference: 34412580

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