Head of Junior School MFL, Wandsworth

Closing date:Expiring soon

Putney High SchoolWandsworth

Date posted:
Start date: Required from September 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding Head of Junior MFL who can lead the subject confidently and enthusiastically, through their own passionate and dynamic approaches to teaching French and Spanish. 

This role will appeal to both a high performing teacher early in their career as well as an experienced, high performing MFL Teacher or existing Head of Department. The successful candidate will be able to teach French and Spanish up to KS2.

We are a friendly, vibrant and supportive team. As a Junior School Head of MFL, you will participate fully in school life, contributing to the continuing success and happy atmosphere at our over-subscribed school.  

Candidates will be expected to demonstrate at interview what they can add to Putney High’s MFL team in order to develop the vision and progress of the department.

As a school, we organise a range of school trips, events and extra-curricular activities to enrich the curriculum. The successful candidate will plan and lead these for their department. 

About the School:

Part of the Girl’s Day School Trust group of schools, Putney is one of the UK’s leading schools, with a reputation for providing the challenge of a rich and inspiring education for bright students aged 4-18. A spirit of intellectual agility and engagement is at the heart of the school’s ethos, with pupils stretched, challenged and supported inside the classroom and beyond.  

Established in 1893 the school is set in leafy, tranquil grounds close to the heart of Putney and to the River Thames. With already enviable facilities, the school now looks to embark on the next exciting phase of its development.

Salary is in accordance with the GDST national scale, higher than the maintained sector salary scale and generous staff benefits, including a discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools.

For further information and to apply for this exciting opportunity please click the apply button. 

A letter addressed to the Headmistress should be included with your application.

Closing date: Friday 22nd March 2019

Interviews are expected to take place: Thursday 28th March 2019

Putney High School is committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.



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More about Putney High School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: 35 Putney Hill, Putney, London, SW15 6BH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 788 4886
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Putney High School is located on a green and leafy site close to the heart of Putney.  Spacious lawns surrounded by flowerbeds, shrubs and trees create a tranquil and secluded environment.

We are a school with a family ethos where each girl encou...