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Head of English - Independent Prep School

Job Details

  • Reference Number: HEADO27107
  • Region: Greater London, Finchley
  • Salary: 30000 - 38000 per Annum
  • Position: Head of Department
  • Open: 05-09-2016
  • Close: N/A

Job Description

A leading Independent Prep School in South West London are seeking a Head of English for September 2016 to cover maternity leave for a year. The role could start after May half term if the right candidate wanted to start before the summer holidays for a handover. This is a full time position that could become permanent.

This independent prep school is both coeducational and family orientated and aims to provide every child with a well-balanced, broad and enriching educational experience. The school encourages each pupil to do their best and fulfil their potential and also to ensure that they feel valued and are able to celebrate their accomplishments. The prep school has fantastic facilities alongside a supportive and caring staff team. They create a happy and friendly atmosphere that is both relaxed and purposeful and in which pupils are happy and both staff and children are working together in collaboration.

The Head wants every member of staff to instil a sense of responsibility and respect for others in every pupil and believes it is vitally important to prepare young people for the next stage of their education with the appropriate skills and the confidence to make their own informed decisions.

The SMT are looking for an inspiring and committed Head of English to teach English to upper KS2. The successful candidate will also be a form tutor. The prep school are looking for an excellent classroom practitioner who has experience of teaching English and preparing pupils for the Common Entrance 11+ English Exams or has taught English at Senior School level.

If you are interested in teaching in a friendly and vibrant independent prep school where you can enjoy teaching dedicated and happy pupils please apply now. Or call Duncan Eaglesham on 0207 202 0031 for an informal conversation and more information.

Capita Education works with schools that are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of young people. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced criminal records check (DBS).