Head of English, Hertfordshire

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Edge GroveHertfordshire

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £26,418 - £44,128Plus Responsibility Allowance as per the Edge Grove Pay Policy available on website https://www.edgegrove.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Edge-Grove-Pay-Policy-September-2019.pdf
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking for an inspirational and energetic practitioner to be responsible for all aspects of English across the whole School.

The successful candidate will be either primary or secondary trained with an appropriate degree and a teaching qualification and able to teach up to Year 8 including Scholarship level.

The post is offered on a full-time basis and therefore the ability to teach another subject including games/PE would be desirable.

At Edge Grove we are looking for excellent teaching skills, drive, imagination and the ability to motivate pupils in order to bring out the best in them.  The person appointed will work well in a small team and show initiative when working with colleagues and pupils. 

Following the appointment of our current Head, Ben Evans, to Windlesham School in Sussex after 8 years of outstanding service, we are very pleased to welcome Lisa McDonald as our new Head from September 2020.  

Lisa is currently Deputy Head of the British International School in New York which is a sister school to Abercorn School in central London and educates over 300 pupils from the age of three to sixteen. It teaches the English National Curriculum within the framework of the International Baccalaureate and serves a culturally diverse student population. Pupils go on to the top schools in New York with a number returning to boarding schools in the UK, both processes that Lisa is closely involved with.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 13 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: Edge Grove, Aldenham Village, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD25 8NL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1923 855724
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Founded in 1935, we are a vibrant and successful day and boarding prep (IAPS) school for boys and girls aged between 3 and 13, characterised by a genuine commitment to the pursuit of excellence. There are currently 525 pupils at the School with a fam...