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Head of English

Head of English

  • Location

    East Sussex

  • Sector:

    Prep Schools

  • Salary:

    £40k - 42k per year + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Independent Schools

  • Email:

    stuart.willis.31B2EF063.0@applythis.net

  • Contact phone:

    02078207300

  • Job ref:

    HQ00038260

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    Permanent

  • Closing date:

    2018-11-12

  • Startdate:

    2019-01-07

A co-educational preparatory school on the East Sussex / Kent boarders is looking to appoint a Head of English for January 2019. This role is suitable for either an experienced Head of department or a driven teacher looking for their first leadership opportunity

The school fosters a positive attitude to life, encouraging children to engage with all aspects of their education. The school wants their children to be happy, to develop a sense of self; to contribute to their community and also the wider world. The school is situated on a beautiful 47 acre site and has boarding facilities. Thereby accommodation would be offered to candidates who would be willing to accept a pastoral duty. A commitment to extra-curricular activity is expected from every teacher within the school.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a track record preparing pupils for common entrance and scholarship exams in English
  • Hold a relevant degree or equivalent
  • Hold QTS
  • Have in depth knowledge of the Prep school sector and its demands


To discuss the role in further detail, please send your CV through to stuart.willis@harrishill.co.uk or submit your CV by clicking apply. A screening call will take place before further role details are released.

Harris Hill and the clients we work with are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS, as well as other safeguarding checks.

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