Director of English, High Wycombe

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Cressex Community SchoolHigh Wycombe

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Start date: Required for September 2019 or earlier if possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L10 – L14 (£49,937 - £55,064 pa)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Are you ready to play a key role in the further development of our thriving, multi-cultural secondary school? Our great students are at the heart of all we do. Our work on improving students’ skills in English is highly regarded and our “value added” in English impressive. We are a strong department with a desire to keep improving. Our community deserves nothing less.

We are looking for a creative and impactful colleague to:

  • Inspire students in the classroom
  • Lead our team of English specialists
  • Ensure students are well prepared for examinations in English Language and Literature

Why should you come to Cressex?

  • A supportive and dedicated community of staff and governors
  • A data-rich environment focused on raising standards for all
  • A superb, state-of-the-art learning environment

We would welcome you for a visit to the school or for an informal discussion. 

Please apply for this position by completing an application form and a letter explaining how your experience fits you for the post. 

Application forms and further details can be downloaded from our website: or click the APPLY button to apply online. Completed forms should be emailed to 

Closing date: 4pm, Monday 28th January 2019

Interviews: Shortly thereafter

Cressex Community School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. 

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More about Cressex Community School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Holmers Lane, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP12 4QA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1494 437729

High educational achievement and a positive attitude to learning are keys to lifetime success. At the Cressex Community School we firmly believe that high achievement for each and every student is our shared responsibility. As a team of staff, we aim...