Peter Symonds College

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Head of English Literature

Peter Symonds College is currently recruiting for a committed, outstanding teacher/leader to become our new Head of English Literature. You will be joining a committed, talented team who work tirelessly to provide the best possible outcomes for our students.

The details for this post are as follows:

Reference (please quote):
£28,125 - £44,256 + Responsibility Allowance
Full time
Start Date:
January 2024
Interview Date:
W/C 20 November 2023
Closing Date:
Sunday 12 November 2023 (Midnight)

Information About The Post

Peter Symonds is a vibrant sixth form college in Winchester which has been rated by Ofsted as ‘outstanding’ in every respect. We have a large team of committed and talented staff who are at the heart of the success of the College.

This is a rare and exciting opportunity for an outstanding teacher to join our College as Head of English Literature and develop and secure the best outcomes for our students. The subject area of English is really thriving across the A levels of English Literature, English Language and English Language and Literature. Each course has its own Head of Subject who collaborate closely, creating a most stimulating and satisfying workplace.

You will be a graduate of English Literature or a closely allied subject and an experienced teacher in this or a related subject. You will have an enthusiastic approach and a commitment to continuing the high standards in the subject area. You will be able to demonstrate the impact of successful leadership in raising student attainment in your current role and will be joining a supportive team who look to drive standards across the College.

Closing date:  23:59 Sunday 12 November 2023

Interview date: w/c 20 November 2023

If you require further assistance please phone the Personnel Department on 01962 857557 or email quoting the reference number. 

More details and information on how to apply are available on our website. If you require further assistance please phone the Personnel Department on 01962 857557 or email quoting the reference number.

We are dedicated to safeguarding the students in our care. To that end, a Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced disclosure will be required in the event of an individual being offered a position within our College. Our staff undertake regular safeguarding and Prevent training and are subject to ongoing safeguarding scrutiny.

How To Apply

Please download and complete the application form (two parts). Once complete, please email it to quoting the job title and reference number in your email. If you require an acknowledgement please also request that in your email.

If you require any assistance or further information, please email us on the address above or telephone Personnel on 01962 857557.

Due to the number of applications we receive, we regret that we are unable to respond to all applicants personally. If you have not heard from us by the interview date you should assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. However, we would be very pleased to hear from you again in respect of future vacancies. Thank you for your interest in working at Peter Symonds College.