Head of Modern Foreign Languages, Royal Wootton Bassett

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Royal Wootton Bassett AcademyRoyal Wootton Bassett

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: No

  

Head of MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES (Maternity Cover)

FULL TIME from September 2018

From September 2018, we need an inspirational Head of Modern Foreign Languages (Maternity Cover) who is also an outstanding, competent, enthusiastic, motivated and dedicated teacher of any combination of Spanish, German or French, to join a hugely popular, vibrant and innovative Department with outstanding results. 

The ideal candidate will be able to deliver any of the above highlighted languages at KS3, 4 and possibly 5. The successful candidate would be part of an effective and growing department and will have opportunities to teach students from Year 7 and upwards. 

You will:

· Be an exceptional leader, committed to improving your team.

· Have superb subject knowledge.

· Have a passion for teaching assessment groups. 

· Work as a team member to lead and deliver teaching and learning so that students continue to be aspirational, engaged and motivated.

· Be an excellent communicator who develops positive relationships with students and staff alike. 

This position would suit any candidate who is either seeking their first steps into middle leadership, or is currently an experienced middle leader.

Royal Wootton Bassett Academy is a very successful and very proud 11-18 school with 1,769 students on roll including 324 students in our very popular and successful Sixth Form. Royal Wootton Bassett has appeared in The Times Top 20 Secondary Schools in the South West. It is geographically situated in a pleasant location with Bath, Bristol, Cheltenham and the Cotswolds all within commuting distance.

In December 2010, the school was awarded Outstanding in every category by Ofsted. They described our students as “…an absolute delight.” and “in every area of the School they carry out exemplary practice.” In November 2013, the Academy was again awarded Outstanding in every category by Ofsted where they stated “Around the school, students are polite and courteous to each other, to members of staff and to visitors. Students listen attentively in lessons, and almost always respond rapidly to teachers’ instructions”. As far as we are aware, Royal Wootton Bassett is the only school in the country to be awarded this prestigious accolade in succession.

This appointment is subject to the Academy receiving two satisfactory references, one of which will include your current/last employer. Royal Wootton Bassett Academy is committed to Safer Recruitment and Safeguarding and this appointment is also subject to you providing relevant documents to the Academy proving your legal right to work in the UK, clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service of an enhanced check for regulated activity, confirmation of your professional qualifications and confirmation of your QTS status.

Further details about the Academy, this post and an application form can be found by visiting our website www.rwba.org.uk or telephoning Mrs Anita Ellis, Deputy Headteacher, on 01793 841907, or emailing Mrs Sharon Lazenby at slazenby@rwba.org.uk.

Closing Date – 23rd March 2018

Interviews - Week commencing 26th March 2018

Royal Wootton Bassett Academy, Lime Kiln, Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, SN4 7HD

Employers Information – 

Royal Wootton Bassett Academy

Org Type: Mainstream

Phase: Secondary

Funding Status: State – Academy

Gender: Mixed

Age Range: 11-18

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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Lime Kiln, Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN4 7HG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1793 841 900
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