Head of English, Burford, Oxfordshire

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Burford (Secondary) SchoolBurford, Oxfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TRL 1(b) (currently £9,472)
Contract term: Permanent

Are you looking for a new challenge? 

Come and join our extended senior leadership team and play a key role in providing a world-class education for our students.

Following promotion of the current postholder to Assistant Headteacher, we are seeking to appoint an inspirational teacher with a real passion for English who has the vision to lead this important and outstanding department. 

The English department consistently achieves outstanding examination results at both GCSE and `A’ level. 

At GCSE last year:

  • 90%      Grade 9 – 4 in English Language
  • 33%      Grade 9 – 7 in English Language

At A Level last year:

  • 60% A* - A In English Literature

The teachers are highly qualified, collaborative and experienced. We are looking to appoint a creative and innovative leader who:

  • Is an outstanding classroom teacher
  • Has experience of improving standards
  • Has the vision to inspire and lead other staff
  • Is able to develop and enhance the teaching practice of others
  • Can monitor and support the overall progress and development of students

In return we can offer excellent CPD, a supportive senior leadership team, a modern approach with traditional values and a beautiful rural setting.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed so you can see for yourself what makes Burford School such a special place to work – please contact Sarah Evans, HR Manager.


Contact Sarah Evans, HR Manager, at the following email address: s.evans@burford.oxon.sch.uk or telephone the number above. 

Burford School is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check.

Closing date:  19th February 2018 (12:00pm) 

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More about Burford (Secondary) School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Cheltenham Road, Burford, Oxfordshire, OX18 4PL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1993 823303
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