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Head of English - January 2021

  • London

  • Lady Eleanor Holles

  • Full-time


A dynamic and collaborative Head of English is required to lead this large and successful department from January 2021.


A dynamic and collaborative Head of English is required to lead this large and successful department from January 2021. English is a popular choice at A level, with outstanding results, and many students select related subjects for university study (including Oxbridge). The Department also offers a wide variety of extra-curricular activities from debating to journalism to poetry workshops.

LEH is a lively and academically prestigious school, situated on a 24-acre site in Hampton, west of London. The school has its own attractive pay and benefits structure. Some of our most popular benefits are listed below:

• Teachers' Pension Scheme for teaching staff and membership of LEH Group Pension Scheme (with life assurance) for non-teaching staff

• Health Cash Plan

• Free lunches, tea and coffee

• Generous occupational sick pay scheme

• 'Care First' Employee Assistance Programme

• Occupational Health Service

• Learning and development opportunities, including financial support for postgraduate study

• Cycle to work scheme

• Free car parking on site

• Library facilities open to all

• Use of 25-metre swimming pool at specified times

• Staff receive free or reduced price tickets to attend the excellent school drama and music productions

• School fee reductions for LEH; the school also has an arrangement for fee reduction at Hampton School (a leading boys’ independent school adjacent to LEH)

• The school offers a rent or mortgage allowance subsidy for new permanent teaching/non-teaching staff who are at the start of their careers or relocate to the area in order to take up the post

An application pack is available from the school’s website. Applications must be made on the school’s own form and should be sent to CVs will not be considered and should not be submitted.

The closing date is noon on Wednesday, 3rd June 2020

Lady Eleanor Holles School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).


Further Information

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Lady Eleanor Holles

Lady Eleanor Holles School, Hanworth Road, Hampton, TW12 3HF

  • 888 Day Girls (7-18)

020 8979 1601

Closing Date: 02 June 2020

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