Head of Modern Foreign Languages, Kent

Closing date:

The Sittingbourne Community CollegeKent

Date posted:
Start date: July or September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS plus TLR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Modern Foreign Languages

Required for July or September 2019

MPS or UPS plus TLR

Full time - Permanent


Recherché!  ịSe busca!  Wanted!

We are looking for an innovative and engaging Modern Languages teacher to lead our committed team. This is an exciting time to join us as we develop intercultural understanding through language learning both in the classroom and as a part of wider school life.

You will be a dynamic and confident practitioner, with the ability to bring learning to life and inspire a love of languages across all Key Stages. Currently we offer French but there is scope for the successful candidate to diversify provision. 

This is a school where language learning is highly valued and very well supported by SLT, teaching and support staff. We are well-resourced; results at GCSE have improved rapidly and our students are keen to learn and progress. We run a variety of trips and have links with a partner school in Boulogne.


Our ideal candidate will:

• be a passionate teacher of MFL and a committed team player;

• demonstrate high levels of ambition and optimism towards student attainment and achievement;

• demonstrate evidence of raising attainment and developing excellence;

• have the resolve and enthusiasm to make a real difference to the lives of students.

Ofsted – ‘Teachers have high expectations of their pupils and expect all pupils to give of their best.’


Application packs available via Kent Teach
Please note – we cannot accept CVs without an application form.


Closing Date:  Friday 19th April 2019 at 12 noon
Interview Date:  TBC


Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Contact Details:   Jenni Van Deelan     Email:  jenni.vandeelen@swale.at


Trust Principal: Mr J Whitcombe MA
Executive Headteacher: Mr S Murphy
Headteacher: Ms Y Peden




More about The Sittingbourne Community College
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Swanstree Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 4NL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1795 472449