Head of English, Oxford

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Dependant on experience
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional Head of English who can lead and deliver excellence across our school. 

The successful applicant will be a graduate with a strong academic background and proven experience of preparing children for Senior School Entrance Examinations, including Academic Scholarships. They must be passionate about teaching and able to provide highly effective departmental leadership.

The desire to contribute to the wider academic and extra-curricular life of the school is essential and the ability to teach Latin or Drama would be welcomed. This is a rare opportunity to join our vibrant and ambitious school. We offer an excellent working environment and regular opportunities for professional development.

The closing date for applications is Monday 19 February 2018 (midday)

Interviews will be held on Monday 26 February 2018

Set in sixty acres of beautiful Oxfordshire countryside, Chandlings is an Independent co-educational day school for girls and boys from 2-11 years old. Situated just 20 minutes from the centre of historic Oxford, we have purpose-built, bright, modern classrooms with extensive and impressive facilities. There are specialist art, design and technology, cookery, music, ICT and science facilities as well as two school halls. We have netball courts, hockey, rugby and football pitches, an archery range, a 9 hole golf course and driving range, tennis courts, a swimming pool, a low-ropes course and a riding school. The extensive grounds offer woodlands, lakes, playing fields and lots of space to play and explore.

The school provides an excellent all-round education in a delightful environment. We are proud of our ability to gain outstanding academic results within a warm and secure learning environment. Children here are nurtured and cherished as part of the Chandlings family. 

Chandlings is committed to safeguarding children. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory ‘Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Check’

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More about Chandlings
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 11 years
Address: Bagley Wood, Kennington, Oxfordshire, OX1 5ND, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1865 730771
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