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Head of English

Watford Grammar School for Boys, Watford, Hertfordshire

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Leadership
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £26,948 to £42,780 per year plus £10,203 TLR1.2

Job summary

Required for September 2021
Head of English (TLR 1.2 £10,203 per annum)

An enthusiastic, well-qualified English specialist to lead a dynamic and energetic department which thrives on continual development of its teaching and learning processes. Examination results and uptake at A level are excellent and the subject enjoys a very high status within the school.
For a successful candidate we are able to support the completion of an MA.
Our admissions policy prioritises children of staff.
Accommodation at a competitive rate may be available.

Further information is available on our website at https://www.watfordboys.org/vacancies.aspx Completed application forms to Ian Cooksey, Headmaster, head@watfordboys.org. The school is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS Check. The closing date for applications is 9am Monday 1st March 2021.

Employee benefits

• Low academic curriculum contact time (80%)
• Places prioritised for children of staff in admissions policy
• Flexible approach to staff leave in current policy framework
• Increased holidays through the disaggregation of 2 INSET days
• Governors’ contribution of £1500 per year to the Common Room for events
• Free biscuits, tea/coffee and milk
• Dining allowance for parents’ evenings and INSET days
• Free flu jabs
• Cycle scheme for staff

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England
Education phase
School size
1427 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
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About Watford Grammar School for Boys

A leading, partially selective UK State School for boys aged 11-18, with an enviable national reputation for academic achievement and excellence across a broad range of sporting, musical and artistic pursuits. Expanding from 7 to 8 form entry from 2018. 'An outstanding school' - OFSTED 2001 and 2006.

School location

Rickmansworth Road, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD18 7JF

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