Head of MFL, Great Dunmow

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Helena Romanes School and Sixth Form CentreGreat Dunmow

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TPR/UPR + TLR
Contract term: Permanent

Are you an outstanding and inspirational leader? 

Do you have a passion for teaching languages and want to make a difference?

If so, we are looking to appoint a talented individual with strong leadership and interpersonal skills as our Head of MFL from September 2018. The successful candidate will be a Spanish or French specialist, with the ability to teach the other to at least Key Stage 3. They will be expected to model and inspire excellence in the classroom, and to show a clear track record or potential for department leadership. They will be expected to contribute to the development of the department, its staff and resources, and promote Modern Foreign Languages more widely, both inside and beyond the classroom

As a successful and knowledgeable teacher you will deliver lessons that engage, enthuse and inspire students to succeed enabling the best possible outcomes. We are an inclusive school and have students of all abilities and from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. The school offers French and Spanish and the ability to teach at least one of these languages to KS5 is essential.

Spanish: GCSE 66% A*-C

French: GCSE 72% A*-C

The ideal candidate will:

· be a great and ambitious leader

· achieve outstanding student attainment outcomes

· possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students.

If you are seeking a challenging and highly rewarding position, enriching the lives of the students who attend The Helena Romanes School and members of the local community, then we are keen to hear from you.

The school is an Ofsted rated ‘Good’ (March 2016) 11-18 comprehensive school situated in the beautiful North Essex countryside, within easy reach of Cambridge, London and the South East. Stansted Airport is approximately 7 miles from the school.

We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating diversity, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

The successful candidate will be subject to full employment checks including references, an enhanced DBS Disclosure certificate and medical clearance.

All applications must be made using our application form which can be found on our website and CV to Simon Knight, Headteacher at the above address.

Visits to the school to meet with our students and staff are welcomed. Please contact Sue Este, HR Manager, to arrange a convenient appointment or to answer any questions that you may have. Email:- seste@hrseducation.co.uk



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Parsonage Downs, Great Dunmow, Essex, CM6 2AU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1371 872560
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