Head of English, Hertfordshire

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Roundwood Park SchoolHertfordshire

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teachers Pay Scale + TLR 1b
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of English 

Teachers Pay Scale + TLR 1b 

Start date:  September 2019 


Roundwood Park is a high achieving 11-18 school in Harpenden, Hertfordshire.  The school carries an Outstanding rating from Ofsted and enjoys an excellent reputation, both locally and nationally.  We have a large and expanding Sixth Form. 

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dynamic Head of English to lead our English Department, joining a team of highly qualified and experienced assistant leaders and teachers.  The successful candidate will be an outstanding practitioner who is able to demonstrate a track record of exceptional leadership and results. 

Visits are very much encouraged before you apply.  If you would like to visit, please contact Janet Wallis, PA to the Headteacher, on 01582 765344 ext 254. 

Please take particular note of the following instructions in respect of the application process:  Your application should comprise a completed Application Form, either using the on-line form provided by the hosting service or the Word document template (from the school website Vacancies page), together with a letter or personal statement addressed to Alan Henshall, Headteacher, of no more than two sides of A4, explaining how you meet the requirements for this role  If you use the Word template, your application should be submitted electronically to Ian Stowe, HR Manager, at i.stowe@roundwoodpark.co.uk . 

We are committed to the safeguarding and promotion of children’s welfare and an equal opportunities employer.  We will need to obtain references in advance of interview for any candidate short-listed, and all job offers are subject to satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service clearance. 


Closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 20th May 2019 Interviews will be held on Wednesday 22nd May 2019 

NB  We reserve the right to interview and close this vacancy early, so please do not delay your application 

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More about Roundwood Park School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Roundwood Park, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 3AE, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1582 765344
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