Winchester College
March 30, 2021
Independent Senior  
Job Type
Short Summary
Winchester College seeks to appoint a well-qualified, experienced and enthusiastic Assistant Head of English.
Working Pattern
Full time • Required for September 2021
Closing Date
April 15, 2021


Winchester College seeks to appoint a well-qualified, experienced and enthusiastic Assistant Head of English. The successful candidate, who will teach throughout the school, will join a thriving 11-strong department at an exciting moment in its history. The post-holder will play a pivotal role in shaping the teaching of English across all years at Winchester and will suit someone with aspirations to becoming a Head of Department.

Winchester College was founded in 1382, and is one of the world's oldest and most academically ambitious schools offering a full boarding education for 700 boys aged 13 – 18. It is also one of the most innovative: a distinctive and challenging curriculum is complemented by a wide array of sport, music, art, drama and other co-curricular activities. The school prides itself on encouraging pupils to think critically, independently and with originality.

The recent announcement of ‘Winchester College in the 21st Century’, marks the start of an exciting new chapter in Winchester’s development and the College intends to welcome the first day pupils into the Sixth Form in September 2022 and girl boarders in 2024.

Our campus in the heart of Winchester provides the opportunity to work in a historic and stimulating university style environment within easy reach of London. We offer a generous benefits package and excellent professional development opportunities.

Winchester is an international community that celebrates everyone’s individuality, talents and potential. We embrace diversity and inclusion in the workplace and are committed to promoting a fair and supportive environment for all our employees. We work hard to create a culture where different perspectives are valued and our staff feel valued for their individuality, and share a sense of belonging. Our aim is to reflect the diverse nature of society and of our pupil body.

For an informal discussion about this role please email Georgina Dainton, to arrange a convenient time to speak to our Head of English.

For further information about the school, and full details on the above post and to apply, please visit our website by clicking on the apply button.

Only applications completed on the school website will be accepted. Please attach a full CV and covering letter with your application.

Closing date: Wednesday 14 April 2021

Please note that applications will be dealt with as they arrive. Winchester College reserves the right to appoint before the deadline passes.

Winchester College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This appointment will be conditional on successful pre-employment and DBS checks.

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