Head of English
Permanent and full time
For 1 September 2021
The Godolphin and Latymer School is one of the country’s leading independent day schools for girls, located on a six acre site in Hammersmith, London. The School’s facilities are excellent, making it an exciting place to learn and work. The intelligent, creative and highly motivated pupils at Godolphin and Latymer receive unrivalled academic and pastoral support and outstanding examination results are achieved.
We currently seek to appoint a well-qualified, ambitious and experienced Teacher or current Head of Department to join the school from 1 September 2021 in the role of Head of English.
This role is a rare and exciting opportunity to shape and direct progress and attainment in English at all key stages. The successful candidate will be able to further develop the use of teaching strategies which encourage a deep and scholarly engagement with the subject whilst focusing on excellent levels of achievement in all sections of the school. They will ensure that they provide innovative and reflective leadership to this large and successful department. They will be an inspirational teacher and will demonstrate high levels of commitment to the development of English at Godolphin and Latymer, including engaging with the whole school enthusiasm for evidence-informed teaching and learning.
There is a very active extra-curricular offering within the department, to which all members of the department contribute. All staff are expected to support the wider school extra-curricular programme in some way.
The salary will be commensurate with the post and will depend upon qualifications and experience.
Accommodation may be available for new staff in a local six-unit property.
For further information about our school and this role, please visit www.godolphinandlatymer.com. Fully completed application forms should be returned to firstname.lastname@example.org by noon on the closing date. Please note that applications must be made on the school’s application form. Neither CVs nor late applications will be accepted.
Noon on Thursday 28 January 2021
Anticipated to take place during the week commencing 8 February 2021
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.
The Charity called The Godolphin and Latymer School (charity registration number 312699) is administered by The Godolphin and Latymer School Foundation, a charitable company limited by guarantee (Company number 3598439).
THE GODOLPHIN AND LATYMER SCHOOL, Iffley Road, Hammersmith, London, W6 0PG.
HMC/GSA 800 girls, 11-18 (220 in the Sixth Form).
The Godolphin and Latymer School
- Mainstream school with independent funding
- Secondary School
- Girls school with students of age 11 - 18 years
About the School
Godolphin and Latymer is one of the country’s leading independent day schools for girls. Founded in 1905, it has been both a state grammar school and an independent school in its 113 years. Located in Hammersmith, West London, close ...