Head of Modern Foreign Languages, Waseley Hills High School, School Road, Rubery, Birmingham, B45 9EL

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Waseley Hills High School and Sixth Form CentreWaseley Hills High School, School Road, Rubery, Birmingham, B45 9EL

Date posted:
Start date: 1st September 2018 or as soon after as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 2a £2,639 (negotiable for an experienced candidate)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Are you a committed, enthusiastic professional with the skills and empathy to work with our students?  Do you relish the responsibility of supporting our students with their learning? If so then please read on! 

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational Subject Leader who is passionate about learning and committed to the success of our students.

We have recently changed to Spanish as our first Modern Foreign Language and we have German as a legacy language in upper school. The department is currently small but the capacity to expand and develop MFL across the school.

You will be a passionate languages teacher with the vison and leadership skills to develop the department and contribute to learning and teaching in a wider context. 

The successful candidate must be able to deliver high quality teaching across all Key Stages. You will also have excellent interpersonal skills and aspire to take a leadership role supporting the raising of standards across the school. 

This school is an Academy that embraces all aspects of comprehensive education. The curriculum is well balanced and reflects the needs of the students and the local community.

 The school will offer:

 • Happy and dedicated students and staff 

• An excellent induction and CPD programme 

• Well-appointed and equipped modern classrooms 

 • The opportunity for further career development 

 We welcome applications from candidates who can demonstrate:

 • QTS (or equivalent) 

• A degree in a MFL with Spanish (or equivalent qualification)

 • Good or outstanding teaching  

• A commitment to raising achievement of all pupils 

• The ability to successfully demonstrate wider impact in the life of the school

Waseley Hills High School is an Academy with Specialist Business and Enterprise Status. We are a good school with academic success in many areas and high ambition to build on that success with strong teaching and support staff. We seek someone who would enjoy working in an exciting and rewarding environment and is prepared to contribute fully to school life. 

If you would like to have an informal discussion regarding this post please telephone and make an appointment to speak to the Headteacher about the exciting possibilities that this post offers.

If you are interested in applying, please visit our website www.waseleyhills.worcs.sch.uk  for an application form and further information. (No CV’s or agencies).   

Completed applications should sent to the above address or emailed to applications@waseleyhills.worcs.sch.uk 

The school expects all staff and volunteers to share our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students. 

The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Interview Date: Week beginning 2nd July  2018

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More about Waseley Hills High School and Sixth Form Centre
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: School Road, Rubery, Rednal, Birmingham, West Midlands, B45 9EL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 453 5211
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