Head of English - St John Bosco College
Required for September 2019 or sooner
“The school’s vision that ‘it is not enough for young people to be loved, they must know that they are loved’ permeates the school’s culture” Ofsted May 2017
We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and skilled Head of English to join this Catholic 11–18 comprehensive school judged “good” by Ofsted in May 2017 and by the Archdiocese of Southwark in 2014. We are looking for a talented, highly-motivated teacher who can deliver high quality lessons consistently across KS3-KS5. This post would be ideal for an outstanding English teacher looking to step up to Head of Department.
In return, we offer the opportunity to develop your career in a thriving school with excellent modern facilities for teaching languages. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop their teaching and leadership skills through our excellent CPD programme and will have opportunities for career development within the school. We are committed to reducing teacher workload and are currently changing school systems on assessment, homework and planning to ensure that staff time is spent effectively.
St John Bosco College is located in the heart of Battersea, a short walk from Clapham Junction station and easily accessible by road and public transport.
The successful candidate will:
• Be able to teach English Language & Literature at KS3-5
• Be able to lead English under the direction of a senior member of staff and develop the subject across the school
• Be actively supportive of the Catholic values and beliefs of St John Bosco College and to make a positive contribution to the wider life of the school.
If you would like to come in to have a look at the school before applying please contact Ms Ansley, PA to Headteacher via the main school telephone number or email firstname.lastname@example.org
An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below. (Please ignore the apply button) or from the school website www.sjbc.wandsworth.sch.uk
Completed application should be returned to the school either by email or post.
Closing date: 20 March 2019 (at noon)
Interview Date: week commencing 25 March 2019
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Please note that we do not accept CVs
St John Bosco College
Parkham Street, Battersea
London SW11 3DQ
Tel: (020) 7924 8310
Fax: (020) 7738 1867
Headteacher: Paul Dunne MA
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils