Head of Modern Foreign Languages, North Yorkshire

Closing date:New this week

St Francis Xavier SchoolNorth Yorkshire
Date posted:
Start date: 6 January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £23,720 - £39,406 + TLR 2.1 (£2,721 pa)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Required from: January 2020      

Teachers pay and conditions apply with TLR 2.1 (£2,721p.a)

Hours:  Full time, permanent  

Number on roll: 544


This is an exciting opportunity to shape the delivery of Modern Foreign Languages at this outstanding school, as the governors seek to appoint an aspirational and enthusiastic Head of Department. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join a small, dynamic and successful team and use their expertise and skills to develop the department further.  


We are looking to appoint someone who is keen to develop their leadership skills and advance their career and the successful candidate can expect to be well supported by the staff and senior leadership team.

The school is a strategic lead in the Middlesbrough Diocese Teaching School Alliance, which is a unique partnership of Independent and Mainstream schools. This will offer the successful candidate new and exciting opportunities including a large supportive network of staff and further career progression. We are committed to your on-going professional development and you can expect to benefit from a high quality CPD programme.  Applicants should be committed to their own professional development, and have aspirations for wider responsibility and school leadership.


The school has an aspirational learning culture for all; our Ofsted report grades the school as outstanding and we are consistently amongst the top 100 performing schools in the country. We enjoy excellent facilities and our ethos fosters the very highest academic standards and a strong sense of community. 


St Francis Xavier is a joint RC/CE 11-16 Mixed Comprehensive serving the picturesque market town of Richmond and the surrounding rural area. We have an excellent reputation in the local community and are consistently oversubscribed.


You are welcome to visit our school prior to application or to have an informal discussion with the Headteacher. Please contact Miss J Chapman, Headteacher’s PA, to book an appointment.  


Application forms and further details are available on the school’s website:  https://sfxschool.org.uk/Vacancies/ 


Completed application forms should be submitted to contact@sfxschool.org.uk.   

** Please apply using the school's application form(s) and submitting to the school's email address. Online TES applications / CVs will not be considered **


Closing date:  9.00am on Monday 30 September 2019


Interviews: Thursday 3 October 2019



St Francis Xavier School has recently converted to become an Academy and joined the St Margaret Clitherow Catholic Academy Trust on 1 June 2019.




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Address: Darlington Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 7DA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1748 823 414