Head of Spanish, Havering

Closing date:

The Frances Bardsley Academy for GirlsHavering
Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPR + TLC2C
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Full Time - Permanent


incl. Outer London Weighting

The ability to teach French will be an advantage 

More maybe available for an exceptional candidate 

Required for September 2020

The Frances Bardsley Academy for Girls 

An 11-18 Academy with Visual Arts Specialism

Brentwood Road

Romford Essex RM1 2RR

Executive Headteacher:  Mr J. Dutnall LLB, BA, MA, MBA

Our Modern Foreign Languages Department has a vacancy for Head of Spanish. We introduced Spanish to the school a year ago and are very excited to see the language grow as part of the curriculum at both Key Stage 3 and at GCSE level. 

We are looking for someone who is:

• Passionate about Spanish and the teaching of languages 

• Able to plan creatively for high quality teaching, learning and assessment

• Able to deliver highly effective and engaging lessons

• Able to motivate and inspire students 

• Organised and efficient

• Motivated to challenge and help develop amazing young women 

The ability to teach French will be an advantage

What we can offer you:

• Excellent professional development and opportunities for promotion

• The opportunity to work with and learn from an outstanding team of experienced teachers in a friendly department

• The opportunity to teach at Key Stage 3 and Key stage 4 

• Students who are enthusiastic and keen to progress

• A fantastic school community set in beautiful grounds

• The opportunity to develop links with schools in other countries 

The Frances Bardsley Academy is a thriving, oversubscribed and highly successful, comprehensive school for girls aged 11-18. We were again judged as good by OFSTED in 2019 and are part of the LIFE Education Trust. 

As founding school of the dynamic LIFE Education Trust we work collaboratively with schools in Havering and Essex and are fully committed to the LIFE vision: “Dare to Achieve.”

We believe in helping staff and students achieve their personal best and are keen to recruit the very best talent for our Trust. If you share our passion for challenging, improving and making our schools the best, we’d love to hear from you.

At FBA, the students are a joy to teach and you will be part of a positive environment, with inspiring and supportive colleagues who strive for excellence. 

Please submit a copy of the school’s application form, which can be found on our website, together with a letter of application and supporting paperwork, to Julian Dutnall, Executive Headteacher by 9.00am on Tuesday 31st  March Interviews will be held promptly. The School reserves the right to interview prior to the deadline date. We encourage and welcome applications from all backgrounds and all parts of the community, particularly people from ethnic minorities who are currently under-represented’. To find out why we are so proud of Frances Bardsley Academy, visit our website: http://www.fbaok.co.uk/or check us out on Twitter @FBA_Official

The Frances Bardsley Academy is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS. 

More about The Frances Bardsley Academy for Girls
Address: Brentwood Road, Romford, Essex, RM1 2RR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1708 447368