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Vacancies at Sherrardswood

Sherrardswood Vacancies

Sherrardswood School, founded in 1928, is a highly regarded and successful independent co-educational day school with approximately 320 pupils aged 2 to 18. Our location and beautiful grounds provide the ideal setting for creating a secure and happy atmosphere, which encourages each child to develop their gifts and unlock their potential.

At Sherrardswood, we are currently recruiting for the following positions:

 

1 x Head of English

1 x GCSE and Key Stage Three Science Teacher

1 x Year Six Teacher

 

 

Head of English

Dates:                        Apply by 3rd May 2019, job starts September 2019

Salary:                       Commensurate with experience

Contract type:           Permanent, Full Time

Location:                    Welwyn, Hertfordshire

Due to the promotion of our current Head of English to the role of Assistant Head: Academic, we are currently seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and inspirational English teacher to lead our thriving English department.  This is a large and successful department within our school with a track record of excellent results.  Our students thrive in an exceptionally positive learning environment and enjoy many opportunities to encourage their love of literature, theatre, poetry and media.  Candidates should have an evident passion for their subject and a desire to drive the department forward.   The English team are happy and hardworking and are looking forward to welcoming a new team leader to join them.  For those candidates who have been Second in Department or responsible for a Key Stage, this would be the perfect next step on the career ladder.

Sherrardswood is a welcoming, caring and enthusiastic community.  Relationships between staff, parents and students are supportive and productive. All of our teachers are offered the Teacher Pension Scheme, school lunch, opportunities to accompany trips both in the UK and internationally and a competitive salary. 

All enquiries should be addressed to Mrs Debbie-Jane Thompson on 01438 714282 or headmistress@sherrardswood.co.uk

Closing date: 12.00pm on Friday 3rd May 2019
Interview date: Tuesday 7th May 2019.

 

 

Science Teacher

Dates:                        Apply by 3rd May 2019, job starts September 2019

Salary:                       Commensurate with experience

Contract type:           Permanent, Full Time

Location:                    Welwyn, Hertfordshire

Due to the increase in numbers within our school, and an increase in the number of qualifications being offered, we are currently seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and inspirational Science teacher to deliver Science lessons to Year 6 through to 11.  Science at Sherrardswood is fun and interactive.  We have fully stocked and excellently resourced laboratories.  The students thrive in an exceptionally positive learning environment and enjoy many opportunities for practical work, industry and museum visits to enhance their learning.  We have excellent relationships with the Stevenage pharmaceutical companies.  Our track record of GCSE success is outstanding.  Candidates should have an evident passion for their subject and a desire to inspire this passion in the students.

Sherrardswood is a welcoming, caring and enthusiastic community.  Relationships between staff, parents and students are supportive and productive. All of our teachers are offered the Teacher Pension Scheme, school lunch, opportunities to accompany trips both in the UK and internationally and a competitive salary. 

All enquiries should be addressed to Mrs Debbie-Jane Thompson on 01438 714282 or headmistress@sherrardswood.co.uk

Closing date: 12.00pm on Friday 3rd May 2019
Interview date: Tuesday 7th May 2019.

 

 

Year Six Teacher

Dates:                        Apply by 3rd May 2019, job starts September 2019

Salary:                       Commensurate with experience

Contract type:           Permanent Full Time

Location:                    Welwyn, Hertfordshire

Due to the retirement of one of our Year Six teachers we are currently seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and inspirational teacher to work with our Year Six students to help prepare them for Senior school life.  Year Six is a crucial year for all students, as they reach the top of the Prep school, undertaking roles such as Prefects and House Captains whilst also preparing for the transition to Senior school that follows.  We have two forms in Year Six, with a maximum of twenty children in each.  Our teachers are dedicated and caring, and our school has a strong sense of community.  Our Year Six are taught in a separate building with its own patio area, nestled between the Music House, Languages Block and the soon to be completed Art Block.  Our students thrive in an exceptionally positive learning environment and enjoy many museum visits, theatre trips and activities to enhance their learning. 

Relationships between staff, parents and students are extremely supportive and productive. All of our teachers are offered the Teacher Pension Scheme, school lunch, opportunities to accompany trips both in the UK and internationally and a competitive salary. 

All enquiries should be addressed to Mrs Debbie-Jane Thompson on 01438 714282 or headmistress@sherrardswood.co.uk

Closing date: 12.00pm on Friday 3rd May 2019
Interview date: Tuesday 7th May 2019.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. The successful applicant will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check and references. We are an equal opportunities employer. Sherrardswood School has been providing nurturing and focused education for boys and girls since 1928.