Assistant Head of Modern Foreign Languages, Buxton, Derbyshire

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Buxton Community SchoolBuxton, Derbyshire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Assistant Head of Modern Foreign Languages 

TLR 2.2 £4447 

Start Date: September 2018 

We are looking for an experienced, qualified teacher of Modern Foreign Languages to join our successful team and work closely with the Head of Modern Foreign Languages as Second in Charge of the department.

It is essential that you are passionate about Modern Foreign Languages education and have a flair for working with young people; we need teachers who are resilient, highly driven and self-motivated, who will go the extra mile to ensure that students achieve beyond their own expectations. Experience of teaching across all key stages at secondary level would be an advantage.  

The role would suit a determined and proactive teacher who understands the need for excellent communication skills and the ability to get the best out of people as part of their role.

The successful candidate will: 

• Hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree. • Implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students across all teaching groups.

•    Support the subject area as appropriate and as directed to by the Head of MFL. 

•     Monitor and support the overall progress and development of students both within their own groups and across the department.

•     Lead on areas within the department including aspects of department meetings. 

•     Provide a motivating and structured learning experience, which will provide students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential.

•     Use ICT effectively in the efficient delivery of teaching in order to enhance students’ learning experiences along with having the confidence to complete professional tasks such as data related activities.

•    Contribute significantly to raising standards of student progress as a teacher and form tutor.

•    Be a team player who is able to make contributions for the benefit of everyone in the department and wider school community.

Applicants should download the application form and send the completed form along with a covering letter of application to Mrs Sandi Flint, Head’s PA at or to Buxton Community School, College Road, Buxton SK17 9EA 

Closing date for applications is Monday 23rd April 2018 at 09.00am 

Interviews will be held on Thursday 26th April 2018.

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More about Buxton Community School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Controlled
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: College Road, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 9EA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1298 23122
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