Head of Spanish, Warminster

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Kingdown SchoolWarminster

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR2a
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

As a forward-looking and innovative school we are seeking to appoint a highly skilled practitioner to lead Spanish.

What we're looking for

  • Ability to teach Spanish at A level and French to GCSE is essential
  • In order to apply for this role, you must have QTS Status
  • Be a highly innovative and inspirational practitioner;
  • Be an excellent leader with a passion for teaching and learning and totally committed to quality education;

For the successful candidate we can offer:

  • enthusiastic, friendly and hardworking students with excellent attitudes to learning;
  • a caring and supportive community environment;
  • a commitment to professional development;
  • the opportunity to work effectively with other schools as part of a multi-academy trust.

The MFL Department

This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced teacher to join our highly successful MFL Department consisting of 7 members of staff who are passionate about the teaching of Languages.  We pride ourselves in working as a team; we aim to ensure that each teacher of MFL will feel able to contribute fully to the practices of the Department as well as share ideas and resources.

Other members of the Department are encouraged to take on responsibilities to enhance their professional development. These include such things as: PGCE mentoring, trips and visits, gifted and talented students, SEN students, literacy, data analysis and after school clubs. 

The department consists of five MFL classrooms in the Languages block, all well-furnished with PC, projector and whiteboard. All teaching materials are close at hand, including a wide range of shared resources online. We have a comfortable staff room with space to work enabling the team to meet socially and to share thoughts and ideas. 

Our School

Kingdown School is ranked in the top 10 secondary schools in Wiltshire situated in Warminster in the heart of beautiful rural Wiltshire with excellent links to Salisbury, Bath, Bristol and the South-West. Kingdown School is an academy under the Acorn Education Trust providing exciting opportunities to improve local education and draw on the collective experience of a Trust.

Application Process

Please be sure to see links for more information.  To apply please use the "apply" button, and, send a letter of application and your current CV to elf@acorneducationtrust.com

Mrs Elaine Fullick, Kingdown School, Woodcock Road, WARMINSTER, Wiltshire BA12 9DR

Tel: 01985 224264 - E-mail: elf@acorneducationtrust.com

Interviews: W/beg 26th February

Kingdown School, as part of the Acorn Education Trust, is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful in obtaining this post you will be subject to a Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and health screening.

DBS (Disclosure & Barring Services) check will be required for the successful candidate. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Acorn Education Trust CEO: Sara Edwards

Job location

More about Kingdown School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Woodcock Road, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 9DR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1985 215551
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Kingdown School is an 11 to 18 school set in the charming market town of Warminster, Wiltshire on the edge of Salisbury Plain lying between Bath and Salisbury.  Warminster is a bustling garrison town with a population of approximately 17,000. &n...