Head of French or Spanish, Coventry

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Cardinal Wiseman Catholic SchoolCoventry

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main/Upper Pay scale plus TLR2b
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

On behalf of the Academy Committee, we are seeking an inspirational Head of French or Spanish to join our wonderful school and Languages Department at Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School within The Romero Catholic Academy. This is an exciting time to be part of a growing team as we strive for academic excellence for all students in our care.

The position is an ideal opportunity for an experienced teacher seeking a new challenge to further their career progression. The ability to deliver Spanish and French from KS3 would be essential.

At the heart of the Languages Department is a dedication to study languages in great depth, so that students leave being able to communicate fluently and with a sense of expertise. Our aim is to increase the profile of MFL within the school, to increase the uptake of KS4 and KS5.

Cardinal Wiseman is an 11-18 school in the north-east of Coventry which is on a journey of improvement. The school’s A-Level results were the best in the city in 2016, and students achieved 73% grades 9-4 for French/Spanish in Summer 2017.    The school had a successful Section 48 inspection where it achieved "Good" in every category.

This post is crucial to driving improvement in the school to enable even more students to achieve their full potential. If you are a passionate and motivated teacher who is focused on helping students develop a deep subject knowledge we would welcome your application.

We would be delighted to show you around our school, to arrange a visit, please contact Mrs Renata Robins on 02476 617 231 or email admin@cardinalwiseman.coventry.sch.uk. 

Completed applications should be sent to HR hr@romerocoventry.sch.uk, by 12 noon Tuesday 21st May 2019. 

Please note, we reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.

An immediate start could be offered for the right candidate.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students. All offers of employment will be subject to an enhanced DBS checks.

Whilst being a Catholic is not a requirement, you must be willing to support the Catholic life and ethos in our academies.

Although this vacancy is offered on a full-time, term time basis there may be some flexibility regarding working hours, subject to the Team being able to meet service delivery needs. Please make your preferred working pattern clear in your application.

Application forms are available to download from www.romeromac.com/vacancies  Only CES application forms will be accepted. All sections of the CES application form must be completed.

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

This Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.





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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Potters Green Road, Potters Green, Coventry, West Midlands, CV2 2AJ, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 24 7661 7231
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