Head of Department for English

The King’s School, Brook Street, Grantham NG32 3JP

Job Location(s)
TLR 1B (9,927)
Job Category
Schools - Teaching
Contract Type
Appointment Type
Hours per week
Contact Name
Louise Wood
Contact Phone Number
01476 563180
Contact Email Address
Closing Date
Job Reference

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding, well-qualified and inspirational member of staff to be the next Head of our English Department. The successful candidate will be required to lead and manage the teaching of English to A Level by:

  • providing strategic direction for the development of English
  • providing leadership of a large department which secures:
  • high quality teaching
  • effective student learning
  • the highest possible standards of achievement for all students
  • effective use of resources
  • the on-going professional development of staff
  • effective self-evaluation

The King’s School is a popular, oversubscribed, all boys grammar school. The most recent OFSTED inspection judged the school to be outstanding, there are approximately 1200 students on roll.

To be considered for this post, please complete a formal application form which is available to download on our website along with a full job description, or available from the School, and return where possible by email to: HR@kings.lincs.sch.uk

The King’s School, Brook Street, Grantham, Lincs. NG31 6RP.  Tel: 01476 563180

Website: www.kings.lincs.sch.uk

Closing date for applications: 9am 30th March 2020

Applicants who have not been contacted by 3 April 2020 should assume that their application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.  Feedback will only be provided to candidates attending for interview.

The King’s School is an equal opportunities employer and committed to the protection and safety of its children. The King’s School is committed to the protection and safety of its students. The offer of a position at the School is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service

In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Here at Lincolnshire County Council, we want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.

All shortlisted candidates will need to verify their eligibility to work in the UK at interview.

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