Head of German, St Albans, Hertfordshire

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St Albans High School for GirlsSt Albans, Hertfordshire

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of German  

Required for September 2018 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a well-qualified and enthusiastic teacher wishing to develop management and leadership skills to guide a successful subject to new levels of achievement. 

The Head of German is expected to keep abreast of developments in the subject and to work with the Head of Modern Foreign Languages and other members of the department in providing strategic, management and operational direction. 

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate an organised and innovative approach that will inspire and challenge our students at a time of educational change in both GCSE and post 16 provision.   This position would suit a talented linguist and communicator who is able to teach German to A-level plus one other language to ideally GCSE or A-Level.

St Albans High School for Girls is a highly academic girls’ independent day school set in the heart of St Albans, with very good transport links to central and outer London.  

Details of the role and application process are available on the school’s website http://www.stahs.org.uk/vacancies/

The High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.  

Closing date for applications 9am Monday 22nd January 2018  

Interviews to be held Friday 9th February 2018  

Registered Charity No: 311065

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More about St Albans High School for Girls
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Senior & Sixth Form Campus, Townsend Avenue, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 3SJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1727 853800
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