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Head of English

Ernest Bevin CollegeWandsworth

Ernest Bevin College is seeking an exceptional teacher to lead our English Department. The role will involve working with a senior leader to improve literacy across the college and we are really pleased to also offer Media Studies.

The successful candidate will lead our well-established Department in the college’s drive to raise standards in English and continue our journey of improvement which last year saw over 75% of our GCSE students gain a 4+/good pass.

Ernest Bevin College is a vibrant school full of young, enthusiastic boys who want to succeed. It is a school where the staff are dedicated to giving each and every student the education that opens doors to any path they wish to tread in the future.

The college is based in Tooting, close to excellent transport links and has fantastic facilities including a swimming pool and a fitness studio which are used by students, staff and the community.

At GCSE the achievement of our boys outperforms every headline measure of boys for Local Authority Maintained schools. In 2020 our A*-C results at A Level improved by 12% and over 120 students from our mixed Sixth Form took up places at some of the finest universities in the country.

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below or from the Wandsworth Council website

For more information please see the college website: or Email:

Completed application forms should be sent to

Closing date: 01 February 2021 (at noon)

Interviews: In week beginning 08 February 2020

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please note that we do not accept CVs.

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