Head of French, Guildford, Surrey

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Guildford High SchoolGuildford, Surrey

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of French 

Full time to start September 2019

We are looking for an exceptional language teacher with a dynamic and inspirational approach to teaching.  As an enthusiastic, well qualified graduate you will provide vision and leadership for your department, and enable pupils to reach their potential within a stimulating and positive learning environment.  

The French Department is within the Modern Languages faculty; a dedicated, vibrant and successful team where girls achieve extremely highly at GCSE, AS and A2 level. A large number of students go on to study languages at University including a relatively high number of which at Oxford or Cambridge. The successful applicant would be able to offer French to Oxbridge level.  The ability to teach another language, preferably German would be an advantage.

We can offer you:  

  • a competitive salary, well above the national scale
  • a friendly and supportive staff team who work collaboratively, sharing resources and ideas
  • outstanding, well-resourced facilities
  • regular professional development and well-being opportunities throughout the year
  • your own iPad
  • access to employee benefits and advice services.

For further information or to apply, please see the attached documents below or visit the school website:  http://www.guildfordhigh.surrey.sch.uk/currentvacancies 

The Human Resources department may be contacted via e-mail: Human.Resources@guildfordhigh.co.uk or 01483 543 862.

The closing date for applications is 09.00 on Wednesday 14th November 2018.

GHS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all who work at the School to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to child protection screening appropriate to the post including an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and checks with previous employers.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: London Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 1SJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1483 561440
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