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Head Of English - Full-time

Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-4045-109T
  • Posted:18/06/2020
  • Pay:MPS / UPS plus TLR 1B
  • Start Date:January 2021
  • App Close Date:06/07/2020 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBA


After many successful years at TWGSB, our Head of Department has decided to retire. We are therefore looking for a highly motivated, experienced, creative and innovative English teacher to lead our dedicated English team from January 2021.

The candidate will have a proven track record of success, and be able to demonstrate delivery of transformational change in a previous or current role. The ability to teach across all key stages is essential.

The English department is well established at TWGSB and is extremely well resourced. Staff benefit from a positive working environment, with strong support for professional development.

The team has a range of experience within it, including Lead Practitioners and NQTs.

Our core purpose is to enable our learners to achieve their full potential by igniting their curiosity and determination. We welcome applications from creative and dynamic teachers who can contribute to this vision.

Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys is a successful and popular selective 11–18 school in the heart of picturesque Tunbridge Wells. The town has easy access routes to/from London, the south coast and Gatwick Airport. We are fortunate to have a well-regarded nursery across the road if you have preschool-aged children. 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people, and expects all members of staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.

Further details and application form available from the school website: www.twgsb.org.uk or by contacting kclucas@twgsboys.kent.sch.uk


Please note that we will only accept CVs that are accompanied by an application form. Applications will be considered as and when they are received.


Recruitment during COVID-19: Despite the current nationwide challenges, recruitment will continue with as little disruption as possible. Applications will be reviewed and interviews conducted in a timely manner, although interview activities may vary. Further information on the interview itself and the associated activities will be made available if your application is shortlisted.


Closing date: Monday 6 July 2020


Information about the school

Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys is a 11-18 boys selective school with 1290 on roll (250 in the Sixth Form). The School is situated adjacent to the Tunbridge Wells Sports Centre which houses many facilities. There are several highly regarded local nursery schools should you require childcare.

The School enjoys a stable staff, good resources and very strong parental support.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Katrina Clucas
  • Address:Tunbridge Wells Grammar School For Boys, St Johns Road, Tunbridge Wells , Kent, TN4 9XB
  • Telephone: 01892 529551
  • Email: kclucas@twgsboys.kent.sch.uk


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.