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Job details
Employer Parkfield School
Location Dorset
Salary TLR 2b
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts January 2018

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 18th October 2017
Location: Hurn 
Parkfield School is looking to appoint an excellent and motivational Head of English for January 2018. The position is available to experienced English teachers who have enthusiasm for teaching, learning and the progression of young people.

We are an all-through school which teaches students aged 4-16 and have just moved into our fabulous new premises at Hurn.

The successful candidate should have Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and have the ability to teach KS3 and KS4 and as an all through school there will be the opportunity to contribute to teaching in KS2. The right candidate will also possess the ambition and desire to play a significant role in the further development of the entire English curriculum.

Parkfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position will be subject to an enhanced disclosure application to the Home Office Disclosure and Barring Service 

Important information for all applicants

In accordance with the Safer Recruitment guidance produced for schools in England applications will only be accepted by using the school application form. CVs will not be accepted. If you require an application form please contact the school at

Supporting statements should clearly explain:

  • why you wish to apply for the position at Parkfield School.
  • how your qualifications and experience reflect your suitability against the Job Description and Person Specification.
  • how you would be an asset to Parkfield School – please refer to the job advert.

Queries relating to any of the posts advertised should be addressed to the Principal, Mr Ian Golding, at

Visit the school website for further details and an application form at:
Parkfield School is committed to safeguarding, promoting fundamental British values and the welfare of children and young people. Parkfield School expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are committed to the development of community cohesion and the prevention of extremism and radicalisation.

About the employer

Information about Parkfield School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through
Funding status State - Free School
Gender Mixed
Age range 4 - 16 years
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