Head of English
September 2024 start — Permanent and Full-time Position
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 aged 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 Higher 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 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 at 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.
Closing date for applications: Monday 26th February 2024 at 9.00am
Interviews will be held on: Thursday 29th February
Early applications are encouraged. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date
and Lady Margaret School reserves the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is