Head of Modern Foreign Languages, Ascot, Berkshire

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

St George's SchoolAscot, Berkshire

Date posted:
Start date: Either January or April 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: A competitive salary will be offered to the successful candidate.
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

St George’s is an independent boarding and day school with approximately 270 pupils aged from 11-18 years about 45% of whom are boarders (both full and tailored) and with a Sixth Form of approximately 80 pupils. The school operates as an Educational Trust administered by a Board of Governors, is a member of the Girls’ Schools Association (GSA), Boarding Schools Association (BSA), and is ISC accredited.

We are a welcoming school with a warm sense of community and visitors often comment on the perceptible supportive and cheerful atmosphere. We believe that a happy and successful school is one where all pupils have the opportunities to develop their strengths. The richness of opportunities within and outside the classroom are fundamental elements of the St George’s experience and this allows the girls to foster the confidence, independence and academic curiosity that lead to success. Our academic results are impressive, with the ‘value-added’ in public examinations a real strength. 

Required for either January or April 2020, an enthusiastic, dynamic and motivational Head of Modern Foreign Languages to lead our thriving MFL department.  The successful applicant will have a proven track record of teaching French and Spanish at GCSE and A Level and possess the ability to enthuse pupils to fulfil their potential in Modern Languages.

A competitive salary will be offered to the successful candidate.

Letters of application together with the completed St George's School application form must reach the School by 4pm on Thursday 19 September 2019 and be sent by post or email to:

Mrs Liz Hewer, Headmistress, St George’s School, Wells Lane, Ascot SL5 7DZ


Applications will NOT be considered for the next stage of the recruitment process without submission of a completed St George’s School application form .

It is intended that first round interviews will be held on Thursday 26 September and second round interviews during the w/c  30 September.

St George’s School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children at the School. Therefore, this appointment will be subject to a successful disclosure check from the Disclosure and Barring Service. This will give details of all spent and unspent convictions and other record-able matters. A policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders is available, if required, from the School Office. The supplied references will be taken up and the School may approach previous employers for information to verify particular experience or qualifications. A medical questionnaire will be required to be completed by the successful candidate.

More about St George's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Wells Lane, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 7DZ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1344 629900
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St George’s is a girls’ independent boarding and day school for girls aged 11 to 18 years. We are located approximately 25 miles west of central London on a beautiful, leafy 30 acre site, within walking distance of Ascot High Street. We are a welocmi...