Head of English, Merton

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Wimbledon CollegeMerton

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Start date: 1st January 2020 (or earlier if possible)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Inner London + TLr1b [£9,666]
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and innovative teacher to lead our excellent English Department which comprises of ten teaching staff.  Each member of the department is seen as an integral part of the team, working together, sharing ideas and developing resources cohesively.  The successful candidate will have the capacity to bring innovative ideas to the classroom and show a strong record of raising student attainment through their teaching.

The English Department is a close team who work hard to teach lively and engaging lessons, seeking to help pupils of all abilities develop their competence and enthusiasm for the key areas of reading, writing and speaking and listening.  Enrichment is provided by extra-curricular activities in drama, debating, public speaking, a journalism club and theatre trips.  Underpinning all our work is the school’s ethos of ‘cura persona’ (the care of the individual).

Wimbledon College prides itself on its exam results at both GCSE and A level. This is a fantastic opportunity for exceptional teachers and you do not need to be a practising Catholic to apply. Visits to the school are welcome by appointment




More about Wimbledon College
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Edge Hill, London, SW19 4NS, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8946 2533
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Wimbledon College is a voluntary aided school based in Merton in London for boys aged 11-18. It is a Roman Catholic school. At the school, there are 1260 pupils including 300 in the sixth form.

All pupils at the school belong to one of the school’s e...