Head of English (Maternity Cover)

Date Posted: Monday 06 February 2023

Vacancy Type: Maternity Cover

Closing date for application: 24/02/2023

Interview date: 06/03/2023

For September 2023, Cheltenham College seeks to appoint an exceptional teacher who can lead the English Department across the full ability and age ranges. The appointee will have outstanding subject knowledge, vision and strong leadership skills as well as possessing the ability to innovate and inspire colleagues.

The successful candidate will teach the subject to A Level and the ability to mentor students to Oxbridge level is highly desirable.

College enjoys a thriving Common Room which offers a staff bar, regular social events and a supportive and collegiate atmosphere. Colleagues are generous in their support of new staff members and driven by a determination to ensure the very best outcomes for their students and colleagues.

The College has its own salary scale, and applicants will wish to contribute to College’s rich co-curricular programme. The Head of English can expect to teach a reduced timetable.

To apply, please forward a completed application form, together with covering letter, electronically, to: recruitment@cheltenhamcollege.org


Closing date for applications is: 12 noon prompt on Friday, 24 February.

Interviews are scheduled to take place on: Monday, 6 March. 


Cheltenham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its recruitment and selection of job applicants and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from suitably qualified individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. We encourage all candidates to ensure that College is aware of your particular requirements should you be invited to interview.