Head of MFL Department, Stockton-on-Tees

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St Patrick's Catholic CollegeStockton-on-Tees

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 2B
Contract term: Permanent

The Headteacher and Directors of the Our lady of Light Catholic Academy Trust are seeking to appoint a Languages teacher who is committed to ensuring that our young people achieve in every way. The Our Lady of Light Catholic Academy Trust are in the process of merging with Nicholas Postgate Catholic Academy Trust within the Catholic Diocese of Middlesbrough.

St. Patrick’s is a successful Catholic School with a very caring environment underpinned by a strong religious ethos. We are seeking to appoint an exceptionally talented teacher to lead our Modern Foreign Languages department. This is an opportunity for an enthusiastic and outstanding teacher to join our small but talented department which offers French and Spanish to pupils across the curriculum range. 

The Head of Modern Foreign Languages has the wide range of academic responsibilities associated with being head of a key Faculty within the College.  The successful applicant will be involved in teaching at all levels in years 7-11.  It is essential that the head of Faculty is themselves an outstanding classroom practitioner. The College is proactive in encouraging EBacc subjects and is committed to developing the Language provision within it.

In addition, as the person accountable for leading, managing and further developing Modern Foreign Languages provision across the College, the post holder must be able to demonstrate a proven track record of raising attainment in Modern Foreign Languages and be proactive in promoting our Catholic ethos.

We can offer:

  • A supportive and committed Headteacher and Leadership Team
  • A College with an exciting future and desire to continuously improve
  • A warm friendly atmosphere based on Catholic and family value
  • Professional development as part of a Performance Management process

This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated, ambitious and hard working person to develop their career in a forward thinking school with high standards of care and achievement. This post is ideal for candidates looking to progress to middle leadership level.

The school is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Closing date & shortlisting:   Monday 21 May 2018 by noon
Interview date:    Thursday 24 May 2018

(Candidates will be informed on Friday afternoon if they have been successful with their application and are being called for interview)

Visits to the College are welcomed, to arrange a visit please contact Mrs S Skilbeck, School Business Manager, on sskilbeck@stpatrickscc.org or on 01642 636683.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Baysdale Road, Thornaby, Stockton-on-Tees, Cleveland, TS17 9DE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1642 613327
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