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Job details
Employer De La Salle School
Location St. Helens
Salary Main Scale plus TLR1A (£7,546)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts January 2017 or as soon as possible

We are seeking to recruit an outstanding Head of Learning Area in Modern Foreign Languages to deliver exceptional teaching, learning and leadership in our over-subscribed, 11-16 Catholic high school, set in an inspiring £20 million re-build. The successful applicant will be an aspiring or existing leader with the vision and passion to lead a team of committed, well-qualified and experienced language practitioners in maximising the potential of every student. 

You will be an outstanding teacher with the ability to teach Spanish and French to GCSE level. You will have an energy and passion for leading curriculum development, planning and delivering high quality lessons and achieving excellent results for students, instilling in them a love for languages and a desire to learn. Languages is recognised as a highly important EBacc subject at De La Salle, hence almost all of our students continue their language studies to GCSE level.

Our students are aspirational young people and you would be supported by highly professional and committed colleagues. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious applicant to become a fundamental leader at De La Salle, joining our team in its pursuit of excellence.

“Pupils... expressed the view that De La Salle is ‘a family school’.” – Ofsted March 2016

For further information and for an application pack, please go to the school's website at to download and complete the application form.

Please submit all applications via email to Joanne Peet at  

Please note we are unable to accept CVs.

Closing date: Wednesday 7th December, 4.00pm

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. To ensure that this is achieved we expect all employees and volunteers to share this commitment and staff will be recruited and selected in line with safer recruitment policy and practice. The successful applicant will undertake an enhanced DBS check.

De La Salle School,
Mill Brow,  Eccleston,
St Helens, WA10 4QH

About the employer

De La Salle School is a non-selective, co-educational, Roman Catholic secondary school for children aged 11-16. It is situated in St Helens, Merseyside, and currently has 1,200 pupils on roll. It is associated with the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of L...

Information about De La Salle School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Voluntary Aided
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 16 years
Denomination Roman Catholic
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Locations and contacts

Mill Brow
St. Helens
WA10 4QH
United Kingdom
+44 1744 20543