• Application deadline

    17 June 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    28 May 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject
Languages
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
MPS

Job summary

The Grey Coat Hospital
CHURCH OF ENGLAND COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL FOR GIRLS

Head of Modern Foreign Languages MPS + TLR1c to 1a
Required for September 2021 or January 2022

The Grey Coat Hospital is seeking to recruit an outstanding teacher for a very successful and high performing department.

The Grey Coat Hospital, founded in 1698, is a Church of England comprehensive school for girls aged eleven to eighteen with a mixed Sixth Form. The historic foundation of the school and its current ethos are rooted in a confident and generous Christian faith and practice, which welcomes students and staff of all backgrounds and beliefs. The school is situated in the heart of central London close to excellent transport links.

The Grey Coat Hospital is a heavily oversubscribed school with excellent GCSE and A Level results and a superb curricular and co-curricular provision. The school has been consistently recognised by the Department for Education and SSAT for being in the top 5% of non-selective state-funded schools nationally for excellent attainment and achievement at Key Stage 4, and also for the attainment and achievement of its disadvantaged students. In the summer of 2020. 92.4% of students achieved grades 9-4 in English and Mathematics with 96.8% achieving at least five or more GCSEs at this level, 79.6% of students achieved grades 9-5 in English and Mathematics with 91.1% achieving at least five or more GCSEs at this level, 71.3% of students achieved the English Baccalaureate at grades 9 to 5. At A level 50.2% of all grades awarded were at A*-A, 76% were at A*-B and 95.2% were at A*-C. The pass rate was 100%.

The Grey Coat Hospital, when last inspected, was judged to be ‘outstanding’ by OFSTED in March 2009. In 2020 the School achieved ‘excellent’ in the Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools. We are proud of our ethos of continued self-improvement, which characterises every aspect of our culturally diverse school. The school is committed to building on our passion for excellent teaching and learning as well as continuing to place an emphasis on our language specialism and international ethos.

The Head of Department will be expected to play a pivotal role in the further development of the international ethos of the school and fully support the Language College agenda, which often includes exchanges, trips and running training sessions for our community partners.

The school has an excellent programme of support for all new staff and is committed to professional development. We actively encourage teachers to explore innovative approaches to teaching and learning.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all members of staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for all posts.

For further information including a job description, person specification and application form, please refer to the links on our website www.gch.org.uk.

Please address any additional queries to: recruitment@gch.org.uk.

Interviews will take place on the week beginning 14th June 2021.

Closing date for applications: Friday 11th June 2021 - 12:00 noon

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1070 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact email
recruitment@gch.org.uk

About The Grey Coat Hospital

The Grey Coat Hospital, founded in 1698, is a Church of England comprehensive school for girls aged eleven to eighteen with a mixed Sixth Form. The historic foundation of the school and its current ethos are rooted in a confident and generous Christian faith and practice, which welcomes students and staff of all backgrounds and beliefs. The school is situated in the heart of central London close to excellent transport links.

School location

Greycoat Place, London, SW1P 2DY

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