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Head of English

Felsted School




Posted: 15/01/2022

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Felsted Prep School
IAPS Preparatory School for Boys and Girls (4 to 13 years)
Permanent | Full Time | Commence for either April 2022 or September 2022 

This ‘Excellent in Every Aspect’ rated independent day and boarding Prep School in north Essex has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, suitably qualified and passionate English Teacher to lead the department. 

Our vibrant and creative English Department consists of a Head of Department, four specialist teachers and class teachers who teach English to their form group. There is a very strong team ethic, with the informal sharing of ideas and best practice a key feature. We are dedicated to promoting high standards and hard work that will foster a lifelong appreciation of language and literature. It is essential that the successful person is committed to delivering exceptional learning to our students, has excellent subject knowledge and is willing to fully contribute to the co-curricular activities at the School, including boarding, sports and activity programmes. 

Felsted School has its own salary scale which compares favourably against other independent schools and is well above that of the maintained sector. 

Further information can be found on our website (url removed)/academic/academic-overview and within the ‘Role Information Pack’. If you would like more information about the role, please contact Jane Moore, Head of English (jom@(url removed)).

Benefits include free parking; contributory pension scheme; subsidised membership to the School’s healthcare scheme with BUPA; free lunch on full days worked; free hot drinks and breaktime refreshments; annual salary reviews; free use of the Felsted Gym and pool facilities; subsidised on-site Coffee Shop and membership to Felsted Connect, an online platform engagement tool where employees have access to hundreds of exclusive discounts and offers from online and high-street retailers. More information on our rewards package can be found on our website (url removed)/employment-opps/rewards.

Felsted is a leading boarding and day independent school based in a stunning village campus in North Essex. Founded in 1564 by Richard Lord Riche, who had been a Lord Chancellor under King Edward VI, Felsted today provides an exceptional holistic education to approximately 1100 boys and girls aged four to eighteen. We celebrated our 450th anniversary in 2014, one of only a handful of schools in the country that have claimed this historic milestone. We employ more than 160 teachers and 440 operational staff in a community orientated environment, ensuring our pupils receive the very best in learning and co-curricular activities. 

Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 24 January 2022 at 9:00am.
Interviews will be held week commencing 31 January 2022.

If you would like to apply for this position, please visit our website (url removed)/employment-opps to complete our online application process.

Felsted is committed to equal opportunities and maintaining a safe and secure environment for all pupils and a ‘culture of vigilance’ to safeguard and protect all in its care, and to all aspects of its ‘Safeguarding (Child Protection and Staff Behaviour) Policy’. All employees are subject to pre-employment checks including a Disclosure and Barring Service check

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