Head of English – Independent Prep School

Head of English – Maternity Cover Contract

Location: London
Start: January 2021 (maternity Contract)
Salary: Competitive salary and matched to candidates’ qualification & experience

The School:

Our Client is a well-regarded independent preparatory school in London. Situated closely to the borough of Richmond upon Thames, the school provides boys aged 4 to 13 years old, with a balanced curriculum, within truly beautiful grounds. The Head of English will encourage and support pupils to take up non-academic opportunities too and to contribute to the wider community.

The school encourages boys to become strong, confident and articulate individuals and to reach their full potential. This will enable the boys to take on challenges of the next stage of their lives and in the next stage of their education too. The Head of English role is maternity cover and

The successful Candidate for Head of English:

As Head of English, you will support English Teachers within the department and you will be required to teach across the age range from Year 4 to Year 8. A significant number of the pupils take the Common Entrance 13+ examinations, and so it is essential that the successful candidate is experienced in this. Pupils in Year 7 will begin to prepare for these assessments in the spring and summer terms. Above all, the Head of English will have an enthusiasm for developing children’s reading and writing skills is required and a passion to lead English department.

The Successful Candidate:
* A good degree in English Language and Literature, or in a related discipline
* Ability to adopt and deliver a variety of teaching and learning styles
* A thorough knowledge and a real enthusiasm for English
* Successful teaching experience across the ability and age range
* Ability and confidence to teach high-achieving students and support less able students


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Interviews will take place ASAP

If you do have the relevant requirements and would like to be considered for this Head of English opportunity, please send Mhairi your CV;

Connaught Education is a trading brand of Connaught Resourcing and operates as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency. We are a committed equal opportunities employer who respect and value cultural diversity. We are committed to supporting the welfare of children and young people. In support of current Safeguarding legislation we will carry out background checks and an Enhanced DBS Disclosure as part of our recruitment and selection procedures.

Job Information

Job Reference: MMHOE2809_1601286434
Salary From: £32000
Salary To: £45000
Job Industries: Education and Training
Job Locations: London
Job Types: Contract
Job Skills: English teacher, Experienced English Teacher, Head of English

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