Deputy Director of Learning: MFL, Hertfordshire

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Onslow St Audrey's SchoolHertfordshire

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS or UPS, depending on experience and qualifications + TLR 2A (£2,667)
Contract term: Permanent


The governors of Onslow St Audrey’s are seeking to appoint a Deputy Director of Learning: Modern Foreign Languages who is an outstanding practitioner, inspirational and ambitious to teach across all key stages. We are looking for someone who can inspire all our young people to learn, contribute and thoroughly enjoy school life whilst raising attainment, achievement and progress.

We are looking for someone who is focused, resilient and good humoured with excellent subject knowledge who can engage our students in developing a passion for MFL. You will report to the Director of Learning and will support the next stage of development for this important subject. Applicants should also possess excellent communication skills, be extremely motivated and have exceptional interpersonal skills.

A good knowledge of current and future developments in MFL and Teaching and Learning is required to ensure that this area of the school is as successful as it can be. This is a good opportunity for an energetic teacher aspiring to develop their career.

The successful candidate must be willing to contribute to the wide and varied extra-curricular programme we offer at the school. The ability to teach MFL up to A-level would be desirable but not essential.

Prospective candidates are encouraged to submit their application as soon as possible as the school reserves the right to close the advert should we feel able to appoint an appropriate candidate.


Onslow St Audrey’s became an academy in January 2012 and the leadership team, staff and governors are completely focused on raising standards and providing an exemplary level of care and nurturing for its students. The position offers an outstanding opportunity to join a vibrant academy and play a key role in our quest for excellence. This is a small, thriving, multicultural, friendly and supportive environment in which to work. We are a member of a post-16 Consortium of five local secondary schools.

The academy is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS.


For a job description, person specification and further details of how to apply, please see the school website or telephone Mrs Wright, HR Co-Ordinator, on 01707 264228 or email: School visits are welcomed and can be arranged with Mrs Wright.

Deadline for Applications: Monday 21st May 10.00am
Interviews: Thursday 24th May 2018

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More about Onslow St Audrey's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Old Rectory Drive, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 8AB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1707 264228
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