We wish to appoint a dynamic Head of English to this high achieving school, with the ability to teach to GCSE and A Level. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced teacher to work within an ambitious and supportive department in a high achieving school.
Davenant is a Christian Ecumenical school that was founded in 1680. It achieves outstanding examination results, has a strong focus on extra-curricular provision and seeks to nurture “mind, body and spirit”. We are a supportive school with a staff welfare programme that reflects our care.
Davenant is recognised as an “outstanding school” by Ofsted. Academic standards are high (88% Grades 9-4 – one of the highest achieving schools in Essex). Many of our students move on to take degrees at university (including Cambridge and Oxford).
We are situated close to the M25 and can easily be reached either from London or from the Essex/Herts. countryside.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Those appointed will have DBS checks and be expected to share this commitment.
A letter of application, along with an application form, must be submitted to the Headteacher’s P.A., Marylyn Greengrass: Marylyn.firstname.lastname@example.org by the closing date: Monday, 22nd January.