Full-Time Head of Languages
An independent school on the Wiltshire/Somerset borders require a Head of Languages from September, 2017. The position would entail managing a large department of over 20 staff as well as being responsible for the following: specifications, schemes of work, departmental review and target setting, departmental budget, oversight of professional development and recruitment.
Essential: Several years experience teaching two languages, ideally both to A level, prior experience holding a position of responsibility such as middle management, a successful track record of managing staff and a passion for teaching.
Desired: The ability to offer French to A level as one of the two languages, a native speaker in one of the languages and a background in the independent or international sector would be a bonus.
The school prides itself on providing an exceptional, all-round education that enables each student to try everything on offer, to find out what they really enjoy and are good at. The capacity to engage pupils at many different levels is central to life at the school and they offer countless opportunities across many different learning contexts both inside and outside the classroom. Talented and committed staff work with pupils to achieve these ends.
How to ApplyIf you are an enthusiastic linguist interested in managing a successful department and understand how to inspire pupils and lead staff, please forward your CV asap to firstname.lastname@example.org or please ask for Devra: on 0207587 5153 for an informal chat. Deadline: 09 Feb 2017
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