Subject Leader of Modern Foreign Languages
REQUIRED FOR SEPTEMBER 2021
SUBJECT LEADER OF MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES
FULL TIME, PERMANENT
SALARY: MPR + TLR 2b (£4,784 per annum)
Blackfen School is a progressive and vibrant learning community that focuses on raising the aspirations and releasing the potential of every young person in our care. In 2019, 60% of students in year 11 achieved five or more GCSE 9-4 grades, including at least a 4 in English and a 4 in Mathematics. Our Progress 8 score was 0.018. At A level in 2019, 96% of the grades were A*-E with 30% at A*-B and 63% at A*-C. Similarly, high levels were achieved in Level 3 BTEC qualifications.
Our flourishing Sixth Form offers a wide range of courses at AS and A2 level, as well as vocational level 2 and 3 courses.
Under the arrangements for Summer 2020 examinations, students in Years 11 and 13 continued to make very good progress.
Our Governors wish to appoint a well-qualified, motivated and innovative Subject Leader of Modern Foreign Languages for our Social Sciences Faculty. This is an opportunity to join a vibrant and enthusiastic department at an exciting time.
Ambition for excellence, a passion for student achievement and the desire to develop professional skills within a supportive learning community will characterise applications for this post.
The successful applicant will have experience of teaching Spanish to GCSE and French to A level. The ability to teach across the age and ability range is required.
Please see below to download application pack and information.
This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers. The school therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that the post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment / selection and probationary stages.
We in Blackfen School for Girls are committed to practice that which protects children from harm. Staff and volunteers in this organisation accept and recognise our responsibilities to develop awareness of the issues which cause children harm. We believe all children have a right to attend school and learn in a safe environment. Children should be free from harm by adults in the school and other children.
We shall apply safer Recruitment and Selection to all posts to ensure that all those who work in a school environment are fully aware of our commitment to safeguarding children and are able to show competence and fitness for purpose in this area.
CLOSING DATE: NOON, FRIDAY 7 MAY 2021
INTERVIEW DATE: WEEK COMMENCING 10 MAY 2021