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Head of English

Posted 21 February by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Easy Apply Ended

Currently seeking a Head of English to join us from September 2018.

Salary Inner London Payscale + TLR 1B (£9,473)
Contract Term Permanent, Full Time
Start Date September 2018
Location Royal Borough of Greenwich, London
Closing Date Tuesday 13th March 2018, 12 (Noon)

We at the John Roan are currently seeking to appoint a driven and successful leader with a proven track record of developing exciting learning experiences for pupils by focusing on the development of their teaching teams. This is a great opportunity for a successful and experienced middle leader to make a significant and demonstrable impact leading their department towards outstanding. The successful candidate would join and lead a very experienced department, including two Lead Practitioners, who work well as a team.

The John Roan is a fully comprehensive, 7 form entry, mixed secondary school located adjacent to Greenwich Park. The John Roan has been dedicated to serving the community of Greenwich for 335 years. We are split over two sites with our exciting modern building at Westcombe Park and a fully redeveloped facility at Maze Hill.
At The John Roan, we believe in supporting and developing staff so that they can flourish as teachers and develop their careers with us. We will make sure that the school systems are clear, simple and effective to allow you to focus on delivering great lessons. Professional learning is delivered for all stages of career development and supported through partnerships with other schools, the LA and universities.

We Offer:

  • A working environment focused on teaching and learning and raising standards for all
  • A supportive culture in which your enthusiasm, commitment and passion for making a difference to the lives of our students, will be supported
  • Fantastic facilities and a positive, encouraging and friendly working environment

Whilst The John Roan has undergone some significant challenges through various changes in leadership in recent years, new Leadership is in place and with the support of the University School Trust and the Royal Borough of Greenwich is intent on providing students with the best education by enabling Colleagues to excel.

If you wish to visit the school prior to making an application, please contact Benjamin Evans on or if you wish to apply please request an application pack from Ben at , or you can contact Ben on for further information. Your application is a direct application to The John Roan, Hays is our recruitment partner and manages our permanent appointments

Closing Date Tuesday 13th March 2018, 12 (Noon)

For more information please visit

The John Roan is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Contact Details
Benjamin Evans c/o The John Roan School,
Maze Hill, London, SE3 7UD

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Required skills

  • Head of English
  • English Head of Department
  • English Lead
  • Lead of English
  • Head of English department

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