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Head of Faculty Modern Foreign Languages

Head of Faculty Modern Foreign Languages

De La Salle School

Basildon, Essex

TLR1c Allowance
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
April 2018
Apply by:
15 January 2018

Job overview

Head of Faculty Modern Foreign Languages

TLR1c Allowance (£13,025.00)

Required April 2018 or earliest opportunity

De La Salle School and Language College is a thriving oversubscribed fully comprehensive and inclusive 11-16 school.

The Governors are seeking to appoint, for April 2018, or earliest opportunity, an enthusiastic, experienced and well-qualified teacher to develop and lead our Modern Foreign Languages Department. Language results have been excellent for a number of years. Languages is a core subject and is taught to all students through to GCSE.

The Department currently consists of 4 language teachers who are clearly focused on raising standards of teaching and ensuring all pupils make excellent progress. 

The successful candidate will be someone who:

· Has a proven record of excellence, including delivering consistently outstanding lessons to pupils of all abilities.

· Has the vision, drive and skills to contribute to the school development.

· Is capable of maintaining and developing exciting, imaginative and effective curriculum for all Key Stages.

· Has the leadership skills and experience to make a significant impact on sustaining and enhancing the quality of teaching and learning across all age abilities.

· Be passionate about Modern Foreign Languages, and capable of enthusing and inspiring both pupils and staff.

· An ability to teach both Spanish and French would be an advantage.

· Support and follow the Catholic ethos of the School

· Be committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all pupils.

Whilst the successful candidate is not required to be Catholic, you would be expected to support and follow the Catholic ethos of the School.

Closing date: Monday 15th January 12.00pm

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical check and references.

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About De La Salle School

De La Salle and Language College is a small thriving oversubscribed fully comprehensive and inclusive 11-16 school. Our school is situated on the northern side of Basildon in one of the most attractive sites in South Essex. As a Catholic school we respect and value all faiths, beliefs and cultures and welcome students who wish to share in a Catholic education.


Paul Norris

Values and vision

De La Salle School and Language College helps students to understand and appreciate the Catholic religion through love and faith in Christ. Pupils are encouraged to develop respect for religious and moral values in their daily lives. Staff strive to help students gain lively, enquiring and creative minds and a love of learning, urging them to apply themselves to tasks through the virtues of self-discipline and hard work.

All members of the school community are encouraged to grow in awareness of their own unique worth and to use their gifts in responsible, friendly co-operation with others. De La Salle offers a curriculum for children of all abilities. The secondary school is committed to fostering high expectations and to providing the means for these to be fulfilled.

View De La Salle School’s latest Ofsted report

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Applications closed