Head of English Faculty

Maidstone Grammar School for GirlsMaidstone Kent

Head of English Faculty

TLR 1C £10,198 pa

Full-time, MPS/UPS, Required from September 2021


We are looking to appoint a creative, enthusiastic and inspiring Head of English Faculty to lead this important area of the curriculum from September.  This is an excellent opportunity for the right person to join this outstanding school.  The successful candidate will have the ambition and innovation to manage this Faculty (English, School Library and Media Studies).  The successful candidate will have a passion for teaching English and be committed to promoting high quality teaching and learning within this department and promote literacy across the curriculum.  Applicants need to have experience of teaching English Literature to A level standard.  

Maidstone Grammar School for Girls is a very successful selective girls’ school of 1220 students with a mixed sixth form of approximately 340.  Since July 2019 we have been appointed by the Department for Education as a Computer Hub in recognition of the expertise the school has evidenced in Computing Education. The School has been an Advanced thinking School since 2015 The post offers the opportunity to work with intellectually able young people in a supportive and friendly environment.  Staff benefits include strong support for professional development and healthcare scheme.

“Maidstone Grammar School for Girls is an outstanding school” (Ofsted)

Full details and an application pack are available from the school’s website https://www.mggs.org/joining-us/join-our-team/vacancies/

Applicants should complete our application form and email, along with a covering letter, to the Headteacher’s PA, Miss Starns via email: mstarns@mggs.org

Applications welcomed immediately

Applications will be considered in the order in which they are received. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and Maidstone Grammar School for Girls reserves the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.

Closing Date: 8am on Wednesday, 20th January 2021

Interviews: Tuesday, 26th January 2021

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children.  This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Maidstone Grammar School for Girls

Maidstone Kent

Maidstone Grammar School for Girls
Buckland RoadMaidstoneKentME16 0SFUnited Kingdom
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