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Job type: Full Time, Part Time, Permanent

Start date: September 2024 or January 2025

Apply by: 19 May 2024

Orwell Park is a co-educational prep school for day pupils and boarders. The outstanding beauty of the grounds and historic buildings contribute to an inspiring experience, which combines the legacy and traditions of the past with the dynamism and energy of the present and the future. High expectations, and learning strategies tailored to the individual child, lead to high levels of attainment. 

We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Head of English as an Additional Language (EAL) to join our team.  The successful candidate will lead our EAL department, overseeing the provision of support and resources to ensure that all students for whom English is an additional language are fully integrated into school life and achieve academic success. This role encompasses Key Stages 1, 2, and 3 (ages 5 to 13), requiring strong leadership, excellent communication skills, and a deep understanding of language acquisition and education.

Closing date for applications: Sunday, 19th May 2024

Interviews likely in later in w/c 20th May

We reserve the right to interview suitable candidates as they apply and if successful close the interview process early. Post available from September 2024, but will consider January 2025 start dates.

The position is currently full-time, however, we are open to considering applications for part-time or developmental roles, with potential for progression into the Head role in the future

Further details including an application form may be downloaded from the website (

Orwell Park is committed to safeguarding children and all successful applicants are required to complete Disclosure Application Forms, which means providing criminal conviction information.

Source: Head of EAL, Suffolk – Tes Jobs