Head of English required for January 2019
Abercorn School is an independent, co-educational day school for pupils aged 2-13 set across three prestigious Central London location – Marylebone, St John’s Wood and Portland Place. Established in 1987, the School aims to offer its pupils the best start in education by providing a friendly, caring and inspiring academic atmosphere where a true love of learning is nurtured and from which pupils can go on to successfully gain places at the onwards schools of their choosing.
Abercorn School strongly believes in empowering children to teach them the skills to become independent lifelong learners. Our practice focuses highly on child initiated learning, listening to and interacting with children to find out their interests and develop a passion for learning. We encourage a culture of collaboration to communicate and develop ideas and to think critically and creatively.
This is an outstanding opportunity for a dedicated and enthusiastic person who wishes to work as a Head of English in a top London Prep School. The position will involve working with upper primary and middle school years pupils. The ideal candidate should have experience working with full primary/middle years.
An application form, job description, person specification, Safer Recruitment policy and privacy notice may be obtained below. Please send your completed application to Maryse Keeling at email@example.com.
Abercorn School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. All appointments are also subject to the receipt of satisfactory references. All applicants must provide evidence of eligibility to work in the UK.
Abercorn School reserves the right to interview suitable candidates prior to the application closing date. Applicants are therefore encouraged to apply early.
Closing date for applications: 11 December 2019, interviews to be held as soon as possible
Salary: Above national scale
Location: Central London W1B
Start date: 7 January 2019