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Vacancies

Watford Grammar School for Girls is an academic, over-subscribed school. In a recent Ofsted inspection the school gained "outstanding" (Grade 1) in all categories and was judged to be "an excellent school" where "the quality of teaching is excellent; results are outstanding and well above national averages".

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English Key Stage 4 Co-ordinator
Full-time TLR 2A (£2560) MPS/UPS
Required September 2014
 

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified teacher to join this very successful department who enjoy sharing good practice, a love of their subject and creative teaching. The girls make excellent progress and achieve very good examination results. These are exciting times for English and we are looking for a candidate keen to embrace the changes ahead and seek creative ways to move the KS4 curriculum forward.

The position will require an enthusiastic, well organised candidate who will have the vision to ensure that an already well-established department continues to flourish.

Closing Date: noon 23rd April 2014 

Interviews: 28th April 2014

Application Pack


Applications should be made to the PA to the Headmistress, or call Mrs Sue Dabiran on 01923 223403

All employees at the school are subject to safeguarding checks, including an Enhanced DBS clearance.


English with Drama
Full-time MPS/UPS
Required September 2014
 

We are looking for an enthusiastic teacher who can offer both English at least to KS4 and Drama/ Theatre Studies to KS4 and 5. Drama is a separate department but works well with English sharing good practice and creative teaching. Students make good progress and achieve excellent results.

This would be an ideal position for an NQT looking for a first position in a good school but would equally suit an experienced teacher, what is important is commitment to students, the subject and the school.

Closing Date: noon 23rd April 2014 

Interviews: 28th April 2014

Application Pack


Applications should be made to the PA to the Headmistress, or call Mrs Sue Dabiran on 01923 223403

All employees at the school are subject to safeguarding checks, including an Enhanced DBS clearance.


Head of Geography
TLR 1a £7396 (MPS/UPS fringe area)
Required September 2014
 

Due to the promotion of the present HoD we are looking to appoint a well-qualified and enthusiastic teacher of Geography to lead the department. The successful candidate will be able to take the department, which was awarded the SGQM in 2013, forward with creativity and vision. We are looking to maintain and build upon the success and good practice of an already thriving department.

Closing Date: 23rd April 2014 

Interviews: 29th April 2014

Application Pack


Applications should be made to the PA to the Headmistress, or call Mrs Sue Dabiran on 01923 223403

All employees at the school are subject to safeguarding checks, including an Enhanced DBS clearance.


Teacher of Economics
Full-time MPS/UP
Required September 2014

We are looking for an enthusiastic teacher who can offer Economics at Key Stage 5. The school has a large academic Sixth Form where girls study only Advanced Levels. Economics is offered at KS5 and is a popular subject. There are three AS groups in the present Year 12. A significant number of students continue with the subject to University. The department works hard to produce excellent results and offers many opportunities through a wide extended curriculum.

This position is suitable for an NQT looking for a first position in a very good school or a more experienced teacher. It is also open to those with QTLS who are members of the IfL, who will be recognised as Qualified Teachers. 

Closing Date: Noon 23rd April 2014 

Interviews: 1st May 2014

Application Pack


Applications should be made to the PA to the Headmistress, or call Mrs Sue Dabiran on 01923 223403

All employees at the school are subject to safeguarding checks, including an Enhanced DBS clearance.


Teacher of Mathematics
KS5 Co-ordinator
Full-time MPS/UP plus TLR 2A (£2560pa)
Required September 2014

A well-qualified and creative teacher of Mathematics is required to join this extremely successful department. Excellent results are produced through inspired teaching ensuring the girls enjoy and understand the subject; hence a large proportion choose to continue to study Mathematics and Further Mathematics to A level. 

This role is co-ordinating KS5 hence the successful candidate should have a strong academic background, must be able to teach up to A level and be willing to contribute to the team and the wider aspects of the department.

Closing Date: 23rd April 2014 

Interviews: 30th April 2014

Application Pack


Applications should be made to the PA to the Headmistress, or call Mrs Sue Dabiran on 01923 223403

All employees at the school are subject to safeguarding checks, including an Enhanced DBS clearance.


SCHOOL DIRECT

Working in partnership with a number of local schools Watford Grammar School for Girls is acting as a Lead School for the School Direct route into teacher training. 

Ever thought about Teaching? 

Are you:
Passionate about your subject?
Seeking a rewarding career?
Qualified to degree level?
(relevant subject, 2:1 or above)
Looking for a new challenge?

Watford Girls - Watford Boys - Queen Elizabeth Barnet
Yavneh College - Rickmansworth School - Dame Alice Owen School

This group of schools is seeking to appoint well-qualified applicants to train as teachers through the School Direct (salaried and unsalaried) Programme for the academic year 2014-15.

Places are offered in the following subjects:

Mathematics
Physics
Chemistry
Modern Foreign Languages (French, German, Spanish)
History
Geography.

Working in partnership with the University of Hertfordshire, the schools can offer a high quality and comprehensive training programme. All schools have a proven track record in providing a stimulating and supportive environment for teacher training. Successful applicants will spend most of the week in school, with some time at the University of Hertfordshire in Hatfield.

Applicants are required to have a good degree in a relevant subject to the one they wish to teach. For the salaried route, 3 year career experience is a requirement. All candidates should have some school experience.

Information can be found on the Department of Education website – please follow this link Click here.

You may also click on the school names at the top of this document to go directly to the school websites for more information. Although the initial application is made to Watford Girls as the Lead School, the School Direct place will be offered in one of the collaborating schools.

Application is made though UCAS from November 1st 2013. Early expression of interest can be made to the headteachers of the schools in the consortium and information can be gained from Jane Hart -

The following links may also be useful:

For verification of equivalency of overseas qualifications - NARIC
For skills test information – DfE Skills Tests

All schools and Hertfordshire University are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Criminal Records Bureau.

 


 

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