Head of English


TLR 1c.2 £14,732.00



Applications are invited for the post of Head of English at the William de Ferrers School. We are looking to appoint an inspirational leader to play a key role in leading our English department who have a strong ethos of collaboration and support. 

This is an exciting opportunity to join a successful and experienced department in a warm and supportive school which values the contributions and ideas of all stakeholders and strives for high achievement for all its pupils.

Why work for William de Ferrers School?

  • We have a senior leadership team that encourage innovation from heads of departments and that offers unwavering support and guidance

  • We have a highly supportive and willing team of established English teachers

  • We have students who appreciate the support and investment of teachers

  • We offer comprehensive CPD opportunities

  • We have a dedicated administrative support team

  • We provide excellent networking opportunities with other schools

Ofsted rated William de Ferrers a ‘Good School’ in December 2018.  Our English department was instrumental in achieving this outcome. We are committed to giving the highest standards of education for the young people in our care. We encourage all staff to contribute their ideas to improve the school. 

Visits or telephone calls to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact Mrs Clarkson, PA to the headteacher on 01245 326305 or headspa@wdf.school who will be happy to arrange a visit for you. 

Please click here for details of the job description. Please apply to the Headteacher, headspa@wdf.school, using the school application form as soon as possible but before noon on Monday 30 January 2023.  Please note that we reserve the right to appoint prior to the closing date so early applications are welcomed. We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time.