Head of Languages, Chingford, London

Closing date:

Chingford Foundation SchoolChingford, London

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 2C
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

  

HEAD OF LANGUAGES

START DATE: SEPTEMBER 2018

SALARY: MPS/UPS PLUS TLR 2C (£6,515 per annum)

TENURE: PERMANENT

The School

Chingford Foundation School recently received the accolade of appearing in England’s top 100 schools for sustained improvement in its academic outcomes. This places the school in the top 3% of non-selective, state-funded schools. We are also pleased to host a Sixth Form Centre which was rated as ‘outstanding’ by OFSTED.

The school has many distinctive characteristics:

■ We are a large 11 – 18 mixed school with an impressive heritage, which we exploit and celebrate.

■ We have a style and approach which ensures details in academic and pastoral matters are not overlooked and are given an equally high priority in a safe and harmonious environment.

■ Our combined specialisms in Arts, Humanities and Sports subjects mean that innovative, high quality provision is available to enable students to develop their specific aptitudes and skills.

■ The school benefits from an attractive, historical location in which to provide a modern education for students. Its excellent facilities occupy spacious grounds and buildings which also provide a center for community activity.

■ In November 2014, OFSTED judged the school to be ‘good’ with outstanding features. The Sixth Form was given an ‘outstanding’ rating. 

The Department and Role

We are currently seeking a dynamic Head of Languages who can lead colleagues enthusiastically and ignite students with a passion for the study of languages. The person appointed must have the capacity and skills to teach French up to A-Level. The capacity to offer another language may be an advantage.

All our students study French and Spanish at Key Stage 3, and the large majority study at least one language up to GCSE Level. Latin is offered as a GCSE option, alongside French and Spanish. We also offer both French and Spanish at A-level.

What Do We Offer?

■ Supportive, collaborative Department and School

■ Leadership training and development opportunities

■ Exceptional CPD

■ Outstanding support and Guidance for NQT’s

■ Outstanding career development


If you would like to join a school that aims to provide a secure, caring and stimulating learning environment through expert teaching and support staff ensuring all students achieve their full potential. Where staff are hard-working, committed, supported and valued, then please download an Application Form and further details from the school website (www.chingfordfoundation.org) and email to jobs@chingford.waltham.sch.uk or post to the above address. 

Closing date: Monday, 26th February 2018 at 10am.

Interviews: shortly afterwards

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure Check.

The Trust requires that all adults who work with pupils promote pupil safety and wellbeing; adhering to Trust policies to ensure effective Child Protection and Safeguarding provision, either directly or indirectly. 

Please note that if you are not contacted within two weeks of the above closing date, that you can take this to mean that you have not been shortlisted.

   



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Nevin Drive, Chingford, London, E4 7LT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 85291853
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