Head of English

Recruiter
Connaught Education
Location
London
Salary
38000.0000
Posted
08 May 2017
Closes
07 Jun 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Location: Wandsworth, London
Timetable: Full-time
Contract: Permanent contract
Start date: September 2017

Our client, a preparatory school in Wandsworth, is looking to appoint a Head of English and KS2 Teacher on a full-time, permanent basis starting in September.

The school caters for circa 290 pupils aged between 2 - 11 years of age. It aims to give its pupils a sound and wide-ranging education in a pleasant and homely atmosphere. The classes are small (usually 16 - 18 children per class with one teacher and a teaching assistant) and they are careful to ensure that each child receives the attention and the level of teaching they need in order to make sure progress.

The Headteacher requires a warm, inspiring and motivated English specialist with a real love of the subject and excellent classroom practice to be the Head of English and KS2 teacher.

The successful Head of English will:

* Co-ordinate and evaluate the teaching and learning in English across the school and to liaise with other members of the Leadership Team where necessary, to ensure continuity and progression throughout the curriculum.
* Manage teaching and learning in preparation for the 11+ examinations and the transition to secondary school.
* Make strategic evaluations of issues regarding English teaching and learning and to implement improvements to raise and maintain high standards in English across the school.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; the successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

To apply for this Head of English job, please send your up-to-date CV to Francesca at Connaught Education: , including your full name, address and contact details. We will consider interested candidates at the earliest possible time, and aim to respond to your application within 48 hours. The school reserves the right to appoint before the advertisement deadline.

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.