Head of Spanish, London

Closing date:

Channing SchoolLondon

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive Salary
Contract term: Permanent

From September 2018

We require a well-qualified and experienced, Head of Spanish (ideally with either German and/or French) to join our successful and ambitious Modern Foreign Languages department. 

Spanish, German and French are all taught to A Level and Oxbridge entrance, and the department is one of the largest in this academically selective school. There are currently five full time members and three part time members of the MFL department, all of whom teach two languages. In addition, there are assistants for both Spanish and French who provide conversation practice in small groups for Year 11 pupils and one to one sessions for Sixth Form students.    

The Head of Spanish will liaise with the Assistant Head: Director of Modern Languages and Leader of the Adelante Strategy. The Adelante strategy is unique to Channing and aims to make proficiency in Spanish and an appreciation of the Hispanic cultures a feature of a Channing pupil’s education. 

Closing date: Sunday 18 February 2018 at noon 

Interviews being held: Friday 23 February 2018 

Channing School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. To assist in this, the school follows a formal recruitment procedure for the employment of all staff which adheres to the recommendations of the Department for Education (DfE) in "Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education" and the school’s Child Protection Policy. A copy of this procedure is available on request. 

Subject to statutory provisions, no applicant will be treated less favourably than another on the grounds of a protected characteristic. Ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: The Bank, Highgate, London, N6 5HF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 83402328
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