Teacher of English

Chelmsford County High School for Girls, Chelmsford, Essex


Job details

Subject English Language
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

Required for September 2020

Chelmsford County High School for Girls is one of the most successful girls’ selective schools in the country. This is, therefore, an ideal opportunity for a well-qualified teacher of English, experienced or NQT, to gain experience teaching some of the most motivated and able students in the county.

The successful applicant will join a thriving and dynamic Department, enjoy working with
talented students, and be part of a collaborative team. We are seeking to appoint a
professional who has a passion for English, the ability to drive students to great success, and
the willingness to contribute to the wider life of the school are required.

Our English teaching is of a very high standard, as demonstrated by excellent examination
outcomes at both GCSE and Advanced level. We deliver the AQA (9-1) specifications for
GCSE English Language and English Literature and the AQA course at Advanced level. The
successful candidate will have proven subject knowledge and the ability to inspire our
students. There is a strong record of students going on to read English at university.

For graduates interested in training with us, a letter of application, as well as a CV will also
be relevant.

For an application pack please download from (www.cchs.co.uk).

Completed applications to be emailed to: Mrs Hazel Bates hbates@cchs.essex.sch.uk

Closing date for applications: Friday 3rd April 2020

Interview date: To be advised

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share in this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS Clearance.

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 967 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Chelmsford County High School for Girls website (opens in a new window)
Contact email hbates@cchs.essex.sch.uk

About Chelmsford County High School for Girls

Located in Chelmsford, Essex, Chelmsford County High School for Girls is a selective grammar school for girls aged 11-18. Founded in 1906, it currently has around 900 students. In early 2011, Chelmsford County High School for Girls converted to academy status. It has seen extensive expansion and development over the years, and recently established a new languages centre. Chelmsford County High School for Girls has a wide catchment area and high standards for entry. The school does not produce an in-house entrance exam for prospective Year 7 students, instead using the CEM test also in use by a number of other grammar schools. CCHS accepts new entrants to its Sixth Form, with the admissions criteria here being based on GCSE results. The secondary school has a strong reputation for academic excellence. It maintains this by providing its students with not only a high-quality core curriculum, but also a wide range of extra-curricular activities. Ofsted report “The school makes excellent use of triple specialist status to improve facilities and curricular opportunities and to forge links with the local community. The school’s partnership with others is highly develop, particularly its links with business, industry and higher education. The school is a founder member of the Consortium for School Improvement, a local group that pioneered the ‘leading from the middle’ programme, which ensures that leadership is strong at all levels.”

School location

Broomfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1RW