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Curriculum Leader of Languages

Curriculum Leader of Languages

Connaught School for Girls

Waltham Forest

Salary:
M4 – UPR 3 with a 1B Allowance
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
January 2018
Apply by:
11 October 2017

Job overview

The school is seeking to appoint a talented Curriculum Leader of Languages, with Spanish (to GCSE) and French (to at least KS3) experience, to join our school and lead our excellent languages department where all students study at least one language and progress and attainment across the school is well above national average.

The post of Curriculum Leader of Languages combines the strategic leadership of the curriculum area with sustained focus on the highest standards of teaching, learning and assessment to secure outstanding student progress and attainment.

If you have a passion for learning and believe that you are able to lead and manage a team of staff to raise achievement in our languages department and secure excellent outcomes, we would welcome your application.

Connaught School for Girls is an over- subscribed, multi-cultural school in Leytonstone for girls aged 11-16.

Being a small school enables us to offer our students a personalised learning experience:

  • We are a high achieving school producing excellent rates of student progression and examination results
  • We are fully committed to girls education as we believe the girls thrive and develop in a single sex environment
  • Standards of student behaviour is outstanding
  • Our school ethos is one of inclusivity and high expectations.

If you think this is the post for you, please complete the application pack found on our website.

Candidates are invited to contact Annette Kent (Head’s P.A) to arrange an informal tour of the school which does not form part of the shortlist procedures.

In line with our Safeguarding Policy and commitment to promoting the welfare of our students, this appointment will be subject to DBS checks and satisfactory references

The closing date for applications is 3.30 p.m. on Thursday 12th October 2017 and interviews will be held shortly thereafter.

CONNAUGHT ROAD
LEYTONSTONE
LONDON E11 4AB
Headteacher: Ms Sally Walker
020 8539 3029
Fax 020 8558 3827
E-Mail school@connaught.waltham.sch.uk
Website www.connaught-school.co.uk

About Connaught School for Girls

Connaught School for Girls is a girls' secondary school situated in Leytonstone, London. It educates around 600 girls between the ages of 11 and 16. In February 2013 the school became an academy.

The first school on the Connaught Road site was a temporary mixed school which opened in 1900. After several reinventions, it became a community secondary comprehensive school for girls in the 1970s.

Connaught School for Girls has been as specialist Languages school for over ten years and has three language departments - French, German and Spanish.  All pupils study two languages during their first three years and over a quarter study two languages at GCSE by either taking GCSE French in years 9 and 10, and an additional GCSE language in years 10-11, or by studying GCSE Urdu in lunchtime and after school classes in years 9-11.

Headteacher

Mr Alexander Silk

Values and vision

Connaught School for Girls’ motto is “seize the day”. The school’s vision is to inspire every girl to raise her expectations, aiming to provide an inspiring curriculum which challenges pupils’ thinking, fosters creativity and ensures the development of essential literacy and numeracy skills.

The school prides itself on offering an orderly and calm teaching and learning environment. Its small size helps to create close relationships between pupils and teachers.

Ofsted

“Pupils enjoy coming to Connaught School for Girls. The school is a friendly and welcoming place to be. As a result, pupils’ attendance is high. Pupils are proud of their school and its diversity. The school has a strong community spirit which is enhanced by the many extra-curricular activities on offer.”

View Connaught School for Girls’ latest Ofsted report

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