Deputy Head of English, Kirkby Lonsdale

Closing date:

Queen Elizabeth SchoolKirkby Lonsdale

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS plus TLR2 (level dependent on experience)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Deputy Head of English

Are you keen to develop your leadership potential in a supportive and forward thinking community? Do you want to work in a school where there is a recognition that English teaching has a clear moral purpose? 

QES is a school with a culture of high expectations, energy and enthusiasm and we are looking for a talented and committed individual keen to develop their leadership skills at this exciting time in our journey.  If you are passionate about making a difference to young people’s lives and keen to work in a warm, driven and vibrant rural community we want to hear from you.

Bordering the Lakes and the Dales and yet surprisingly well connected,  for over 400 years QES has forged a strong community ethos providing ‘Scholarship and Care’. We’re immensely proud of our commitment to the highest quality teaching and learning coupled with extraordinary pastoral care.  We are a truly comprehensive school in which every child is cared for, supported and stretched, moving on to diverse destinations, from local apprenticeships and college courses to highly selective universities.  

Applications are welcomed from well-qualified and highly motivated individuals who are keen to work with remarkable young people providing exceptional education for all.

If you wish to apply, please complete all sections of the application form by Tuesday 7th May 2019 . In your supporting statement we would like you to include:

  • an outline of your relevant experience
  • a discussion of the personal and professional qualities which you believe suit you for this post
  • a statement as to why this particular job appeals to you.

We hope to hold interviews in the week beginning 13th May.

We would encourage all potential applicants to read all the attached documents and to browse our school websites to get a fuller flavour of life at this very special place.

We do hope you will take the time to apply.  If you require further information or wish to discuss any issues, please do feel free to get in touch through the Main Office on 015242 71275. In the meantime, good luck with your application. We look forward possibly to meeting you in the near future. 

Cathy O'Neill, Headteacher              Alison Wilkinson, Principal QEStudio

Closing date 7th May 2019.

Interviews to be held week beginning 13th May 2019.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with previous employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.



More about Queen Elizabeth School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Kirkby Lonsdale, Carnforth, Lancashire, LA6 2HJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1524 271275
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