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Head of English - Washington

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Head of English - Washington

The Head Teacher of a great secondary school in Washington has requested a great English teacher to take on the role of Head of Department, commencing in September. This role is a vacant post that has come about as a result of a resignation within the department; the successful candidate who takes on this position has the opportunity to be appointed permanently on the basis that they perform well.

To qualify for this role, candidates must:

  • Be able to deliver at least one area of English to KS5
  • Have experience taking on managerial responsibilities, though the candidate does not necessarily need to have been a Head of Department previously
  • Substantial experience preparing students for exams, with a good success rate for high attainment
  • Be flexible around planning, preparing and marking classwork
  • Be willing to support other members in department, regularly meeting to ensure that departmental progress made consistently

If you are interested in being considered for this role, or to find out about any other opportunities we may have please get in touch with Leyla on 0191 223 5074 or via email at

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

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