Head of English, Surrey

Closing date:

Downsend SchoolSurrey

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

An IAPS, co-educational, day school educating children aged 2 to 13, Downsend is a thriving and vibrant school which provides a refreshingly different education through a broad based curriculum leading to outstanding academic success. In 2017, we announced an expansion project which will offer Downsend pupils GCSE provision from September 2020. At this exciting time, we are looking for an enthusiastic and inspirational individual who can lead and manage the English Department and establish a clear ethos, positive atmosphere & attractive environment to inspire high achievement at GCSE. The successful applicant will lead and promote the teaching of English, within the context of our ‘Inspiring Young Minds’ model, to ensure a high quality learning experience for pupils.

Closing date: Monday 18 February 2019

Interviews to be held week commencing: 25 February 2019

If you would like to apply for the above post, further details are available here and on  our website.  Any questions please contact:

Sue Wood, HR Administrator

T: 01372 385419   E: sue.wood@downsend.co.uk www.downsend.co.uk

Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment.  Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.  



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 13 years
Address: 1 Leatherhead Road, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 8TJ, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1372 385430
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Introduction

Downsend is a thriving and vibrant IAPS co-educational day preparatory school, educating children from 2 – 13 years. 

With three separate Pre-Preparatory schools, each with its own Head and dedicated staff, in Ashtead, Epsom and Lea...