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Head of French

Chigwell SchoolEssex

(Full time/ Permanent) -Required for September 2021

An opportunity exists for an enthusiastic teacher of French to lead the department and be part of a school that is not only highly successful academically but also in sport, music, and drama. The successful candidate will work closely with the Head of Modern Foreign Languages, lead the teaching of French from Year 7 to 13 and be fully involved in the life of the School. This is a full time position.

We are located in the picturesque village of Chigwell just 10 miles from central London and on the Central Line.  Close to the edge of Epping Forest, we enjoy over 100 acres of beautiful grounds. 

Chigwell School offers a competitive salary and benefits package. In addition, the School provides a supportive working environment. There is a well-developed programme of professional development, pupils are enthusiastic, co-operative and able, and colleagues get on well together. There is a strong sense of community. 

Applicants should complete the teaching staff application form which can be accessed directly from our website: (Vacancies) and sent to the HR Manager: 

The Head of Modern Foreign Languages, Mr Jack Twinn, will be happy to answer any questions; he can be contacted at the School by telephone 020 8501 5700 or email 

Closing date: 17th May 2021. Early applications are welcome.

Applications will be considered upon receipt. The School reserves the right to appoint prior to the closing date. 

Chigwell School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and DBS.

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