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Prendergast Vale School

Head of English

Job ID. 754508
School Ref No. Eteach/HOE01
We seek an exceptional and inspirational English teacher to lead, manage and provide strategic direction as Head of English
How To Apply
  • School: Prendergast Vale School,
  • Start Date: As soon as possible
  • Salary: MPS / UPS + TLR 1c (£11,136)
  • Contract: Full Time and Permanent
  • Job Expires: 27 March 2017 @ 9:30AM
  • NQTs Considered: N/A

You will be passionate about teaching and learning of English, with the vision, commitment and determination to raise standards across all levels and abilities.

The successful candidate will have:

• An excellent track record of raising attainment and examination results at Key Stage 4
• A track record of outstanding teaching across Key Stage 3 and 4
• Proven ability and enthusiasm to motivate students and staff
• The ability to raise expectations and aspirations of students of all abilities
• An understanding of effective strategies for urban schools
• A desire to share experiences and good practice with colleagues.

You will be an outstanding classroom practitioner with the ability to lead and influence others to achieve exceptional performance, holding them accountable to the highest expectations with respect to their own practice and the learning of the students in their classes. English is a very successful department in our school with 81% of the cohort achieving A* - C GCSE in 2016.

Prendergast Vale School opened in 2011 as an all-through school for 3 to 16 year olds in the heart of Lewisham. The school is part of the Leathersellers’ Federation of schools; you will have the opportunity to work with a forward thinking school leadership team, and access to a rich and varied CPD programme within the school and across the Federation.

Visits to the school are welcome, please contact Shirley Halm, PA to Headteacher.

Interviews: w/c 27 March 2017

Please note CVs are not accepted.

    Safeguarding Recruitment Statement

    Prendergast Vale School 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.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

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    Prendergast Vale School
    Elmira Street
    London
    Greater London
    SE13 7BN

    Phase: Through School (K-12)
    No. of Pupils: 646