Head of Modern Foreign Languages, Essex

The James Hornsby SchoolEssex

Date posted:
Start date: Required January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teachers main / upper pay scales, TLR1A, £7,853
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Modern Foreign Languages 

Teachers main / upper pay scales, TLR1A, £7,853

Required January 2020

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional and inspirational Head of MFL, to lead and develop our Languages department. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for an outstanding classroom practitioner with aspirations to be a senior leader, a current Head of subject looking to make their first move into senior middle leadership or an outstanding Second in Department ready for a bigger challenge.  

The successful candidate will be passionate about languages and about instilling a love for the subject with their team and the James Hornsby students.  The Head of Faculty will work closely with the department and students to encourage an increase in students taking languages at KS4.

We are looking to appoint a colleague who shares our commitment to high standards of professionalism and academic achievement for every one of our students and who will go the extra mile to help them achieve excellence.  If you are an outstanding practitioner with a commitment to high standards we would be delighted to hear from you and look forward to receiving an application. 

Opportunities for further progression will be available across the MAT for enthusiastic and ambitious candidates. 

Visits to the school are welcomed, contact Leigh Christensen to arrange.

Closing date: Midday Thursday 26th September 2019

CVs alone will not be accepted. CV’s submitted by an agency will not be considered

For more information and to download an application form please visit the James Hornsby website: 


Completed applications should be emailed to Leigh Christensen, Personnel Officer


The James Hornsby School is a Zenith Multi Academy Trust school as part of Zenith Multi Academy Trust 

The James Hornsby School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and applicants will be subject to full employment checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure

More about The James Hornsby School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Leinster Road, Laindon, Essex, SS15 5NX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1268 582402
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The James Hornsby School is a mixed, comprehensive, non-denominational secondary school without sixth-form situated in Laindon, Essex. It is supported by the single-academy trust JHS Academy Trust and its school sponsor is King John School in Benflee...