Head of English, Reading, Berkshire

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Pangbourne CollegeReading, Berkshire

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Start date: Required for September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking to recruit an outstanding Head of English with the management skills to lead and develop this highly successful department. You will be an excellent classroom practitioner and bring passion and enthusiasm to the role, along with the ability to teach proactive and focused lessons at KS3, 4 and 5. Teaching up to A-Level is essential and the ability to teach Film Studies is desirable. You will hold a relevant degree and teaching qualification along with the desire and dedication to ensure high standards of pupil progression and attainment. 

As Head of Department, you will have strong people and administration skills to provide strategic direction and development of English and literacy within the College, cultivating teaching and learning by ensuring high expectations of staff and pupils within a happy and purposeful environment. We welcome applications from candidates in either the state or independent sectors.

We offer excellent working conditions set in beautiful grounds. Our salary package will recognise your experience, qualifications and commitment. You will be expected to fully contribute to the wider life of the College by supporting the extra-curricular activities and the boarding programme.

For further information about the College and an application pack, please visit our website www.pangbourne.com/vacancies 

Applications should be sent to recruitment@pangbourne.com and must be received by 12:00 midday on Monday 26th February 2018. Please apply as soon as possible as applications will be considered upon receipt; we reserve the right to interview/appoint before the closing date.

In line with our recruitment policy and for the protection of our pupils, you will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and employment reference checks. Pangbourne College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You must be eligible to work in the UK.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Pangbourne, Reading, Berkshire, RG8 8LA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 984 2101
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