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King Edward VI Grammar School

Chelmsford, Essex

Main/Upper Scale plus TLR 1b (£9,479 per annum)
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
01 September 2018
Apply by:
7 February 2018

Job overview

Required for September 2018, a well-qualified, enthusiastic Head of English to lead a highly successful department at this selective boys’ state school with a mixed Sixth Form and an exceptional academic and extra-curricular reputation. We are seeking an excellent classroom practitioner and a passionate advocate for their subject. 

The Post

An exciting opportunity for someone looking to move into middle leadership, or to someone looking to broaden their management experience in a stimulating environment.  

To Apply

Please see our website http://www.kegs.org.uk/teaching-staff-vacancies/43428.html for further details and an application form. Alternatively you can apply for the role directly through TES by clicking on the apply button below where our application form is available. The closing date for applications is noon on Wednesday 07 February 2018.  Interviews will be held soon afterwards.  

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Broomfield Road Chelmsford, Essex  CM1 3SX  

Tel : 01245 353510 

E-mail: office@kegs.org.uk 

Website: www.kegs.org.uk 

An Academy  Number on roll : 1065  (376 in Sixth Form)

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About King Edward VI Grammar School

King Edward VI Grammar School, Chelmsford (known as KEGS locally) is a Leading Edge School, constantly testing and adapting professional practice to raise standards of teaching and learning. It is consistently one of the top ten grammar schools in the country and lends itself to being a natural leader with an international reputation as a centre of learning. The School is regularly in the top five in A Level league tables, and the top ten at GCSE.

We aim to optimise learning, and to educate the ‘whole person’ through excellence in the highest level of pastoral care and support in every aspect of our work. We provide an exceptional range of opportunities both within the classroom and through the impressively diverse extra-curricular activities. Our goal is to engage students in their own learning and to teach them to be life-long learners.

The most recent OFSTED report described the school as an ‘outstandingly effective’ school achieving ‘outstanding results’ and ‘excellent personal development’. It boasts a 'passionate interest in learning by teachers and students’. Admission to year 7 is by 11+ examination performance, and around 80 students, including girls, from other schools are admitted annually into Year 12, based on GCSE examination performance.

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