Academic Subject Leader of Modern Foreign Languages, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

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Mount St Mary's CollegeSheffield, South Yorkshire

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: In accordance with the Mount St Mary’s College Main Pay Scale for Teaching Staff and the Additional Management and Responsibility Allowance
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Do you have ambition and determination to secure positive outcomes for young people? 

Are you an inspirational practitioner and leader of people? 

Are you looking for your next challenge? We may have just what you are looking for! 

Nestled in beautiful and spacious private grounds in a North East Derbyshire village, Mount St Mary’s College is staffed by a community who are genuine in their compassion and commitment to the needs of the student.

We have an opportunity for an outstanding Modern Foreign Languages Teacher to lead and manage the Modern Foreign Languages Department at Mount St Mary’s College, one of North Derbyshire’s most successful Catholic Schools. Mount St Mary’s College is an 11-18 Independent Jesuit School of over 300 pupils. 

Leading a team of teaching staff, the post-holder will be an outstanding practitioner, required to teach French and Spanish up to A Level across all age and ability ranges.

As Academic Subject Leader, reporting to the Deputy Head (Academic), you will be an outstanding teacher, delivering consistently good and outstanding lessons, an excellent team player with the highest standards of professionalism and expectations of students. You will have up to date subject knowledge and a track record of success in maximising student progress across all key stages.

Teachers at Mount St Mary’s College are passionate about their subject areas and collectively form a dynamic team with on-going reflection of their own performance. They set themselves the very highest standards and commit to ‘going the extra mile’ to ensure pupils enjoy their lessons and make outstanding progress.

Our standards and expectations are high and we expect our staff to lead our continuing drive for excellence in the classroom. We are seeking to recruit inspirational and outstanding teachers ensuring that Mount St Mary’s is a truly outstanding establishment.

You will be an excellent and innovative classroom practitioner with the ability to inspire and motivate students and teachers alike and will adopt inventive and dynamic approaches to further the success of the department. They will also be a proven people manager with responsibility for planning and ensuring delivery of the highest-quality lessons and achieving excellent results for their department.

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to make a difference to the lives of young people and move the Modern Foreign Languages Department forward at this exciting time. 

A willingness to support the ethos of the school is essential. There are many opportunities for professional development through contributing to extra-curricular activities and whole school initiatives.

For further details and to download an application form, please visit 

Completed applications should be returned by the closing date to

Closing date: Noon, Tuesday 17th April 2018

Interview date: Monday 23rd April 2018

CVs will not be accepted. 

Please note if you do not hear within 4 weeks of the closing date, you can assume you have been unsuccessful.

Mount St Mary’s College values diversity and strives to promote equality at all levels, including its employees, students and customers. Applications are welcome from all sections of the Community.

Mount St Mary’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

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More about Mount St Mary's College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Spinkhill, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S21 3YL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1246 433388
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