Head of Languages, Bath and North East Somerset

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Beechen Cliff SchoolBath and North East Somerset

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Start date: 1st September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS plus TLR 1B £9 928
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Full-time, permanent

MPS/UPS TLR 1B £9 928

The Head of Languages at Beechen Cliff is an exceptional opportunity for an ambitious, self-motivated teacher who has the drive and leadership skills to inspire an exceptional team of dedicated teachers.  The student body in this distinctive and traditional high achieving state-funded day and boarding school are predominantly able and motivated.   We need a Head of Languages starting 1st September 2020 with a commitment to excellence and a focus to develop a love for languages at all levels.  Beechen Cliff heads of faculty have a significant degree of autonomy and operate within the school’s ‘can-do’ culture – and as such the successful candidate will be encouraged to be creative, aspire to the unconventional and foster a ‘buzz’ both within and beyond the classroom.  In addition, the Head of Languages will have to demonstrate the ability to deliver outstanding academic results through the delivery of a high quality curriculum, a rigorous diagnosis of individual students’ strengths and weaknesses and the implementation of targeted intervention programmes.

The Languages results are strong and student uptake at GCSE and A Level is very good. The successful candidate will be expected to teach both French and a second language at KS3 and at least one language to GCSE and beyond including A level.  It will also be an advantage for applicants if they are able to teach more than one language to GCSE and A level.


The School has a vibrant extra-curricular life, which includes sport, music, drama, outdoor activities, debating and public speaking.  A willingness to contribute will be a clear advantage.  

Midsomer Norton Schools Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will need to undertake and enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure Barring Service along with relevant pre-employment checks, including checks with past employers.

Applications should be made by via the TES Quick Apply by noon on Monday 27th January 2020.  Interviews are currently planned to take place on Wednesday 5th February 2020.




More about Beechen Cliff School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Alexandra Park, Bath, Somerset, BA2 4RE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1225 480466