Curriculum Leader for Modern Foreign Languages TLR 2.2

11-16 Mixed Comprehensive, (NOR 600)
Required for January 2018

The governors of this very good, ambitious and still developing Catholic school wish to appoint a dynamic and inspirational teacher who is capable of leading our Modern Foreign Languages Department. We are seeking candidates of the highest calibre to lead a team comprising 3 teachers. Languages currently taught at St Mary's are Spanish and French. The person appointed should have a proven track record at GCSE level and significant experience teaching
a) French and Spanish or
b) French or German and Spanish
Candidates with other language specialties will be considered. If you are interested in developing professionally and can validate relevant experience this post offers a great opportunity to work in a school with an exciting future and where there is a great appetite for learning among the pupils.

St Mary's was judged to be a Good school by both OFSTED and Liverpool Archdiocese in June 2016. The school has made rapid and sustained progress since then and candidates are advised to visit the school to appreciate what that means in terms of climate, pupil conduct and our ambition.

If successful, you will be joining a very hard working team of professionals who are supportive of each other, enjoy their work and have a clear understanding of the drive to help all pupils achieve. The building and facilities offer outstanding provision and we are committed to ensuring teaching and learning matches this.

The successful candidate will:
* Be an excellent practitioner.
* Have the knowledge and experience to teach across the whole range of age and ability.
* Be enthusiastic, resourceful and keen to ensure that the highest possible standards of student achievement, personal development and well-being are achieved.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.

Application forms and further details are available below or by contacting the school. We invite prospective candidates to visit us on a working day and experience the school ethos. Please call us if you wish to take advantage of this opportunity. Closing date for applications is 9.00am Thursday September 28th 2017. Interviews will take place on Friday 6th October 2017.

St Mary's Catholic High School,
Royal Avenue,
Leyland,
PR25 1BS
01772 421909

l.martin@lsmchs.com

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