Head of Department - English, Surrey

Closing date:

All Hallows Catholic School and Sixth Form CollegeSurrey

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: UPS / MPS + TLR + London Fringe
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Do you want to lead a forward thinking English Department?  This is a  popular and high performing department where our students thrive and are both happy and successful. Learning and teaching is at the forefront of everything we do and as a teacher at All Hallows you will be able to develop your professional skills within your strong departmental team.

All Hallows is an Ofsted outstanding school in all areas with progress that puts us in the top 100 schools in the country. We are in the top five per cent of schools in terms of progress between Key Stage 2 and the end of Key Stage 4, using the Progress 8 measure.

Ofsted says:

· “Students work hard, concentrate in lessons and participate enthusiastically”

· “Very harmonious and respectful relationships between students and between students and staff”.

· “Students’ progress is outstanding”

We offer a supportive and friendly environment where students are exceptionally well behaved and keen to learn.   

We wish to appoint a well-qualified, ambitious teacher to the above post. The English Department currently has 11 staff, and has an excellent record of success, with 83% of students achieving the higher GCSE grades (9-4) in English Language and 85% in English Literature in 2019. The department also has a strong track record of results at A-level, teaching A-level English Literature, English Language and Media Studies. This is a supportive department, where ideas are welcomed and best practice is shared.    

All staff are highly valued and are offered an extensive CPD package with a relentless focus on continually developing and improving expertise, and striving for excellence both in the classroom and beyond. 

All Hallows benefits from very strong transport links to London and the South East and you will have access to numerous sporting facilities after school hours including a swimming pool, fitness room and dance studio.

If you are considering applying to teach at All Hallows you would be very welcome to visit the school, alternatively apply via the attached application form.

We recommend early applications as the school reserves the right to close the advert prior to the stated deadline date    

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check and uphold the Catholic Ethos of the school.   Closing date Monday 3rd February 2020.

Telephone 01252 319211   

Website: www.allhallows.net 

Email: recruitment@allhallows.net   

More about All Hallows Catholic School and Sixth Form College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Weybourne Road, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 9HF, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1252 319211
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