Head of Modern Languages, Reading

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Leighton Park SchoolReading

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary is competitive but will depend on the successful candidate's skills and experience
Contract term: Permanent

HMC Co-educational boarding and day school for students aged 11-18.

Head of Modern Languages, from January 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced and dynamic teacher of Modern Languages, ideally with a German or Spanish specialism to lead and develop a high achieving and popular department from January 2018. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach across the age range and an appreciation of the IB Programme would be advantageous. This leadership position is suitable for a well-qualified teacher looking for further career development. A contribution towards the extra-curricular life of the school will be expected. 

Leighton Park School is set in over sixty acres of beautiful parkland near to the heart of Reading. Founded on Quaker values, Leighton Park offers a distinctive atmosphere where we aim to inspire and support each student to prepare for their future by reaching their potential academically and personally. We aim to appoint a candidate who will contribute and thrive in our vibrant community.

To apply, please complete an application form and email it to apply@leightonpark.com.

Leighton Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, therefore the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our recruitment process.

Closing date for this position is:   24th November 2017

Interviews will be held during week commencing:  Monday 4th December 2017

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More about Leighton Park School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Quaker
Address: Shinfield Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 7ED, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 987 9600
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Leighton Park School is a successful, forward looking independent (HMC) day and boarding school for approximately 480 pupils aged 11-18. Set in more than 60 acres of magnificent parkland, the school has a Quaker heritage, balancing commitment to acad...