Head of Modern Foreign Languages, West Sussex

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Great Walstead SchoolWest Sussex

Date posted:
Start date: 01/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Modern Foreign Languages with the ability to teach both French and Spanish.

To start September 2019

Great Walstead is a thriving Prep School with a particularly friendly and supportive staff, parent and pupil community.

We are looking for a well-qualified, committed and energetic individual to lead this excellent department and drive forward innovative and dynamic practice within the department. The successful candidate will have a proven record of excellence in the classroom and the ability to model good practice and lead the teaching of French and Spanish at all levels throughout the School. Not only will they manage the operational aspects of the department they will also inspire staff and pupils through their passionate approach towards teaching and learning.

The successful candidate will:

  • be able to teach up to Common Entrance and Scholarship level
  • take a lead role, developing and leading an exciting curriculum which enables the highest level of pupil progress and attainment
  • possess a clear understanding of the current curriculum, assessment and pedagogical developments relating to Modern Foreign Languages at all key stages
  • be a Form Tutor
  •  have exceptional subject knowledge.

GWS has an extensive programme of extra – curricular activities and a willingness to contribute to this aspect of school would be essential

Further details and an application form can be obtained at the School’s website:


Closing date: Noon, Tuesday 23 April 2019.

Interview date: w/c 29 April 2019.

Great Walstead School, Lindfield, Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH16 2QL Telephone 01444 483528 vacancies@greatwalstead.co.uk 

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all of our staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure via the DBS and to register with the update service

Registered Charity No 307002

More about Great Walstead School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 13 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: Lindfield, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16 2QL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1444 483528
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