Head of English – Lady Margaret School, CofE Academy, Fulham

Date posted: 9th Feb 2024 Closing date: 26th Feb 2024 Borough: Fulham Position: Head of English
Interview Date: 29th Feb 2024 Salary: Inner London Teachers' Scale + TLR 1B (£11,406) School: Lady Margaret School

Lady Margaret SchoolLady Margaret School

Parsons Green, London, SW6 4UN

Website      020 7736 7138

Email: admin@ladymargaret.lbhf.sch.uk

Head of English

September 2024 start – Permanent and Full-time Position

Salary: Inner London Teachers’ Scale + TLR 1B (£11,406)

We are delighted that you have taken an interest in our teaching vacancy: This is an exciting opportunity to join a successful school with a friendly and supportive staff.

About Lady Margaret School

Lady Margaret School is a Church of England academy for girls ages 11-18 situated on Parsons Green in West London. Established in September 1917, there are currently 763 girls on roll, of whom 166 are in the Sixth Form. It is an outstandingly successful school in welcoming girls of all academic abilities and ensuring that they achieve their full potential. Its success is based on a culture of high expectations and aspirations, excellent standards of teaching and a strong commitment to its Christian ethos. However, it remains an inclusive school and girls from other faiths or those who have no religious beliefs at all are welcomed.

Our exam results reflect the hard work of our students and staff. In 2023, 92% of our girls attained GCSE English and Mathematics at grades 9-4. At A Level, our results are consistently outstanding, with high numbers of girls progressing to a wide range of High Education courses. In 2023 80% of grades were A*-B. Students at LMS have an excellent record of securing places at top universities.

About the Role

We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic professional to lead our English Department from September 2024. The successful candidate will be a well-qualified and experienced Teacher of English (including KS5) who is ready to take on a key leadership role, or an existing Head of Department who is seeking a new challenge.

What you can expect from us 

  • A supportive school that has staff well-being at its core
  • Enthusiastic and engaged students and a culture of high aspirations
  • Excellent career progression opportunities in addition to the high quality CPD which is part of our established systems for staff support and development.
  • A comprehensive benefits package including pension, employee assistance programme and Cyclescheme
  • A convenient location served by excellent transport links, close to local amenities and green spaces

How to Apply

Find the Application pack on our website here;

Job Description here

Closing date for applications: Monday 26th February 2024 at 9.00am

Interviews will be held on: Thursday 29th February 2024

To Apply: Please visit our website to complete our own application form: https://ladymargaret.lbhf.sch.uk/our-school/vacancies

Early applications are encouraged. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and Lady Margaret School reserves the right to withdraw this position if an early appointment is made.

Lady Margaret School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to appropriate child protection screening including checks with previous employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.