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Head of English as an Additional Language (EAL)

  • Gloucestershire

  • Dean Close Preparatory School

  • Dependent on experience. Pro Rata of Full time salary rage £30,600 to £41,066 per annum

  • Part-time


Dean Close Preparatory School seeks to appoint an experienced and inspiring Head of the EAL to be responsible for the provision of EAL across the Prep School as well as supporting and managing fellow EAL teachers.


The successful candidate is expected to be CELTA or Cert. TESOL qualified (or equivalent) and to have preferably had experience of teaching in UK schools. They will be line managed by the school’s Academic Director and will liaise closely with all teaching and pastoral staff to ensure that there is sufficient support and ongoing monitoring of EAL pupils throughout the Prep School.


  • Part Time –10 hours per week permanent hours plus up to an additional 10 hours per week approximately (paid on a time-sheet basis)
  • Details about hours for this job will be discussed during interview as this role has some flexibility to suit both the school and the applicant, within the working hours of 8.30am – 4.20pm. Presently, the role includes Saturday mornings on occasions.
  • Term time only

Dean Close School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Application process

If you wish to apply, please send a completed application form with a covering letter plus a CV by 10am on the closing date to:

HR Manager by email:

Interviews to be held on 22 May 2019


Further Information


Dean Close Preparatory School

Lansdown Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 6QS

  • 138 Day Boys (7-13)
  • 30 Boarding Boys (7-13)
  • 114 Day Girls (7-13)
  • 28 Boarding Girls (7-13)

01242 512217

Closing Date: 16 May 2019

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