Head of English, Effingham, Surrey

Closing date:Expiring soon

Howard of Effingham SchoolEffingham, Surrey

Date posted:
Start date: 1 September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £24,859 - £40,520 pa FTE plus TLR 1b £9,663pa FTE plus excellent CPD opportunities
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

To start September 2019 

This is a rare opportunity to lead an outstanding faculty in an outstanding school.  We are seeking a dynamic and committed Head of English to lead our exceptional English team at The Howard of Effingham. In return, we offer excellent professional development to help you further your career, as well as support and challenge from our highly strategic Senior Leadership Team to help you ‘Bring out the Best’ in our staff and students.     

We seek to appoint an inspirational and suitably experienced teacher to become a key leader within our dynamic and developing organisation. As the lead school in our MAT, enjoying a well-deserved reputation for academic excellence, The Howard of Effingham provides the perfect place for you to take the next step in your career. Our English faculty is made up of an exceptional group of talented professionals who work tirelessly to ensure that our students enjoy English, benefit in all curriculum areas from being highly literate, and secure the best possible outcomes at the end of their courses. Our GCSE and A level results are testament to the effectiveness of this work and each year our GCSE results have placed us among the top comprehensive schools in Surrey. These successes allowed the vast majority of our students who applied to University to secure one of their chosen places this year.

What Ofsted said: Students work well together and enjoy excellent relationship with adults.  Their behaviour in lessons is exemplary and they thrive when given opportunity to take responsibility for their learning.  Ofsted 2009.

We offer an outstanding professional development programme, a successful, supportive and highly strategic Senior Leadership Team and an opportunity to be part of a dynamic and developing organisation.

Tours of the School are warmly welcomed.

THPT value their staff very highly, as reflected in the excellent retention rates across the Trust. THPT also operate an extensive Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty & Service Awards, consideration of relocation packages, travel allowances and grants, access to discount schemes, and much more.

Interviews may take place prior to the closing date by mutual agreement.

Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 

The Howard Partnership Trust is school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.



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More about Howard of Effingham 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: Lower Road, Effingham, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT24 5JR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1372 453694
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We all share the same goal at The Howard, to bring out the best in our young people.  As a result, students achieve highly and make very good progress.  Our teaching staff are highly qualified and all are graduates or teachers with speciali...