Academic Leader for MFL, Blackburn with Darwen

Closing date:Expiring soon

St Bede's RC High SchoolBlackburn with Darwen

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019 or sooner if possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPR plus TLR 2b £4,529
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Required for September 2019 or sooner if possible

MPS/UPR plus TLR 2b £4,529

The Governors are seeking to appoint a talented, dynamic and inspirational full-time Academic Leader for Modern Foreign Language.

Applications are welcome from qualified teachers who are outstanding practitioners. It is not essential that the candidate has previous experience as an Academic Leader/Department Head but they must be able to demonstrate recent successful leadership skills.

The Governors of the school are committed to expanding the number of pupils studying a foreign language, 40% of the cohort currently take Spanish at GCSE. The successful candidate will be expected to provide strategic direction to help the department move forward keeping true to our core values and mission.  The role will involve line-management of the departments 3 members of teaching staff will have overall accountability to ensure the pupils in MFL make outstanding progress.

St Bede’s is a successful and over-subscribed mixed, 11-16 school with a long history of academic success.  We have an excellent reputation in the community for achievement and pupil behaviour.  

Candidates successfully shortlisted will be invited to look round the school during the day of their interview.

The application form, job description and further details for this post can be downloaded below or from the Vacancy Section of our school website:  www.stbedesblackburn.com

Applications are to be completed on-line and returned to careers@stbedesblackburn.com by the closing date of 10am Monday 21st January 2019

St Bede’s is committed to safeguarding children and young people and therefore this post is subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance.

Closing date for applications: 10am Monday 21st January 2019




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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Livesey Branch Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 4SR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1254 202519
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St Bede’s Roman Catholic High School is a mixed, non-selective, 11-16, voluntary-aided comprehensive secondary school, situated in the west of Blackburn in Lancashire. The school, which has 985 students on its roll, moved into new and refurbished bui...