Colston’s is a thriving co-educational day school on the outskirts of Bristol. We are easily accessible from the motorway network and with approximately 750 students aged from 3 to 18. The Upper School occupies a glorious thirty acre campus and has all of its facilities on-site.
This is an exciting opportunity for a talented and enthusiastic individual to manage our Modern Foreign Languages department from January 2018. The department currently offers French and Spanish from Key Stage 3 to 5. The department also supports modern foreign languages teaching in Years 5 and 6 in our Lower School.
The department performs well in external examinations and delivers an exciting programme of extra-curricular provision, including regular trips abroad.
The successful applicant will be a fabulous teacher, a great communicator and will value the opportunity to develop their management skills in this important role at Colston’s. This role will require energy, determination, the ability to work in and lead a team. We welcome applications from teachers of any modern foreign languages, particularly those who are able to teach French and Spanish to A Level.
The Head of Modern Foreign Languages will report to the Director of the Faculty of Languages (English and MFL). It is envisaged that applicants for this post will see this role as a step on their way to a senior management position in due course. You will receive a competitive salary and other benefits include free lunches during term time, free on-site parking and use of the school’s gym facilities. The school also offers a discount on school fees for staff at the school.
A willingness to contribute to the extracurricular life of this holistic school will be advantageous. Applicants are requested to make clear with the supporting statement of their application their co-curricular interests and additional hobbies or experiences that would enhance the experience they bring to the school.
To download an application form and apply for this position, please click on the ‘Quick Apply’ button below.
Closing date for applications: 12pm on Thursday 29th June 2017.
Interviews will be held on Tuesday 4th July.
Colston’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).