Head of English, Huddersfield

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Huddersfield Grammar SchoolHuddersfield

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


An exciting opportunity exists to join one of the leading independent schools in West Yorkshire, from September 2018.

Huddersfield Grammar School seeks an inspirational English specialist to lead the English Department in its Senior School. The successful candidate will demonstrate a dynamic and creative approach to teaching, a passion for the subject and the necessary skills and vision to enhance teaching and learning within the department. Previous experience as a Head of English is not a mandatory requirement for this post.

The Senior School at Huddersfield Grammar School is thriving and now comprises of over 250 students, from Years 7-11, with classes sizes limited to a maximum of 20 pupils per class. Candidates for the Head of English post should illustrate a capacity to propel pupils to excellent rates of academic progress and a keen awareness of how to get the very best from students of different abilities.   

As part of a well-regarded independent school, the post-holder will also demonstrate a willingness to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the school. 

To apply, please complete the Application Form in this advertisement and email it to Miss M Barber at Huddersfield Grammar School, at recruitment@huddersfield-grammar.co.uk

Closing date: Wednesday 28th March

Early applications are encouraged, as the school reserves the right to make an early appointment.  

Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. Appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for regulated activity (if the candidate has lived in the UK) and/or criminal/police checks for all other countries inhabited (irrespective of whether they worked in those countries).

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More about Huddersfield Grammar School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 16 years
Address: Royds Mount, Luck Lane, Marsh, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD1 4QX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1484 424549

Huddersfield Grammar School is one of the leading independent schools in West Yorkshire. It is set in beautiful woodland surroundings and a warm, kind and purposeful feel permeates the whole community. 

As a co-educational, all-through school, w...