Head of English, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 0BZ

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Milton Abbey SchoolBlandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 0BZ

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Start date: 30th August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: competitive salary depending on experience and qualification
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

For September 2018 we are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, enthusiastic and inspirational Head of English, to join a forward thinking department and Milton Abbey at an exciting time in its development.  

The successful applicant will be responsible for the running of the department and management of four other members of staff.  You will be passionate about the subject and rigorous in enforcing high academic standards.  You will have a relevant degree with an appropriate teaching qualification and an enthusiastic attitude towards developing the English Department.

The position will require teaching to GCSE and A level. The successful applicant will be an excellent classroom practitioner, work well within a team and value each pupil as an individual. 

A commitment to contribute fully to the extra-curricular life of this busy, seven day a week boarding school would be an advantage, as the successful applicant will also act as an academic tutor, be attached to a boarding house and undertake house duties. Accommodation may be available.

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More about Milton Abbey School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Milton Abbey, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 0BZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1258 880484
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Milton Abbey School

Background Information 

In a recent ISI inspection, Milton Abbey, a co-educational day and boarding school for ages 13-18 situated midway between Blandford and Dorchester, was judged as being ‘highly successful in achieving i...