Teacher of English, Hertfordshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

St Albans High School for GirlsHertfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Highly competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


Full time 

Required for January 2020

Are you a dynamic and inspirational Teacher of English looking to develop your teaching career? Our extremely popular and successful English Department plays a key part in the cultural and intellectual profile of the school and is now seeking an exceptional teacher who can make a significant contribution and deliver outstanding results. Teaching Key Stages 3 and 4 with the potential for some A level teaching, there is the possibility that the new post holder will also have the responsibility for Key Stage 3. 

The department enjoys regular trips to London theatre and literary events, burgeoning enrichment and co-curricular provision which includes creative writing, literary salon, guest speakers and a successful university extension programme, providing our pupils with the very best academic and co-curricular opportunities. 

In return we offer:

  • An opportunity to join our highly academic independent day school set in the heart of St Albans, with very good transport links to central and outer London  
  • Excellent professional development opportunities both personal and for subject area growth
  • A competitive salary
  • An extensive benefits and well-being package; use of gym, free lunches, generous pension scheme, free life assurance

Details of the role and application process are available on the school’s website https://www.stahs.org.uk/working-with-us/ Previous applicants need not apply.  

The High 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.

Closing date for applications is 9am Monday 23rd September 2019

Interviews to be held on Monday 14th October 2019

Registered Charity No: 311065

More about St Albans High School for Girls
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Senior & Sixth Form Campus, Townsend Avenue, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 3SJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1727 853800
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Fostering scholarship and integrity, the High School provides inspirational opportunities and strong support to develop a lifelong love of learning and respect for others.


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