English KS4 Co-ordinator, Hertfordshire

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Queens' SchoolHertfordshire

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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR2a
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

This is a superb opportunity for an individual to join our supportive, creative and driven department and assume responsibility for one of the key stages. Not only do we achieve exceptional results at both A-Level and GCSE levels well above national averages, but we also offer a breadth of subjects including Classics, Lang/Lit and Literature at A-Level, which makes for a varied and exciting teaching experience. As a department, we are enormously well-resourced and work as a community in order to deliver the best lessons and material possible to ensure that every student achieves their potential and teachers have the opportunity to develop professionally as well. We are therefore looking for a dynamic teacher who shares our love of both literature and learning and will help us to continue to grow and innovate our curriculum.


Our ideal candidate will: 

• Have a passion for the subject and the ability to share this will our students

• Have the resolve to make a real difference

• Have the ability to achieve excellent results

• Have the capacity to work collaboratively as part of a team

We can offer:

• Happy and enthusiastic students who want to learn

• Supportive parents who value education

• A professionally stimulating and supportive working environment

• A strong commitment to professional development and progression

• A commitment to staff wellbeing

Queens’ is a thriving and oversubscribed school with a well-established reputation for academic achievement. At GCSE the Average Attainment 8 Grade was 5.68.  88% of students achieved a ‘Standard’ Pass or higher in English and Maths.  Progress 8 was above average at +0.24.

We provide a safe, caring and challenging environment for learning, committed to the development of every student as an individual.  We understand that while students have different gifts and talents we have a strong belief that everyone can be Great.  

In our last Ofsted Inspection, it was noted that Queens’ has a ‘highly regarded senior leadership team’; ‘pupils are clearly proud of their school and enjoy learning’ and ‘teaching and learning is at the top of the agenda.’

All staff benefit from high quality continuing professional development opportunities and there is a comprehensive Induction programme for NQT’s

Applications to the Headteacher, Jonathan Morrell, to include school application form, covering letter and full contact details of two referees applications@queens.herts.sch.uk

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All posts are exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  Appointments will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service and references from previous employers.  We are an Equal Opportunities employer.




More about Queens' 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: Aldenham Road, Bushey, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD23 2TY, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1923 224465
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Queens’ School was formed in 1969 as a result of the amalgamation of Alexandra School, founded in 1901 and Bushey Grammar School, founded in 1950.  Bushey Grammar school, originally called Watford Central School, was established in 1912. Both sc...