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Head of English

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Prep Schools

  • Salary:

    £35k - 50k per year

  • Contact:

    Jessamine Green

  • Email:

    jessamine.green@harrishill.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 7587 5153

  • Job ref:

    HQ00041383

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Duration:

    Permanent

  • Closing date:

    2020-04-09

  • Startdate:

    2020-03-12

  • Consultant:

    Jess Green

Harris Hill are recruiting for an exceptional teacher of English to join a wonderful preparatory school in London from September 2020, on a permanent basis. 

The successful and qualified applicant will be responsible for leading English throughout the school and for teaching boys from Years 5-8 including Common Entrance and Scholarship sets. 

The Head of English will be responsible for developing this vital subject throughout the school from the Foundation Stage to Year 8 and will ensure that all areas of English are being addressed including:

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Comprehension
  • Handwriting
  • Spelling
  • Appreciation of literature (including poetry and prose)
  • Speaking and listening

They will work with the Second i/c English to ensure effective subject development. They will also liaise closely with the Head of Middle School and Lower School Year Heads. 

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, forward-thinking and ambitious professional and you will need to be able to teach to a high standard but also be innovative and creative in your approach, to like working with young children and to be committed to a whole school ethos.

Please send your CV to jess.green@harrishill.co.uk or call 0207 0911 641 for an informal discussion around the post. 

Harris Hill is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all partners to share this commitment.

Harris Hill is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all partners to share this commitment.