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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    1 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    18 January 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Main Pay Scale / Upper Pay Scale

Additional allowances

TLR 2B allowance (£5,024.00 per annum)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Deputy Head of Faculty- MFL / Head of French

TLR 2b

  • Do you have a genuine passion for teaching French and enjoy sharing your enthusiasm for the subject with students?

  • Would you like the opportunity to work as part of an innovative and dynamic MFL Faculty?

  • Do you want to work in an outstanding school which is dedicated to making a real difference to the lives of every one of its students?

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and talented practitioner to join our Modern Foreign Languages faculty to teach French up to KS4. The ability to teach Spanish would be an advantage.

You will join a collaborative and supportive faculty, where there are high standards and excellent examination results. Your exceptional subject knowledge, together with your ability to motivate students and your passion for French language and culture, will enable your classes to achieve the highest standards at both Key Stage 3 and Stage 4. You will enjoy keeping up to date with curricular developments and the latest pedagogy and practice.

This is a fantastic opportunity to begin or continue your leadership journey in an outstanding school. We are committed to supporting and developing our staff through a comprehensive, dynamic, research-focused CPD programme. Staff wellbeing is one of our whole school priorities and we actively work towards a healthy work-life balance for everyone.

An application form and recruitment pack are available to download from the school website www.wsfg.waltham.sch.uk Completed application forms should be returned to m.madhani@wsfg.waltham.sch.uk. Please note CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date: Wednesday 1st February 2023 (9.00am)

What the school offers its staff

Walthamstow School for Girls is a wonderful place to work, learn, lead and teach. We are passionate about education being a vehicle for promoting equality for all and our mission is to empower young women to become the leaders of the future. We are a truly comprehensive school, proud of our diversity and committed to social justice. We are also a Teaching School Hub, with responsibility for 239 schools across Haringey, Redbridge and Waltham Forest, providing exciting opportunities for networking and development for the successful candidate.

Commitment to safeguarding

Walthamstow School for Girls is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

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About Walthamstow School for Girls

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
895 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number

Walthamstow School for Girls is a mainstream, non-denominational secondary school for girls aged 11-16. It is situated in Walthamstow, East London, and it has 900 pupils on its roll.
It was founded in 1890, originally as a private school, situated on West Avenue. It later moved to the current location on Church Hill and has since had various additions made to it with the most recent new building being added in 2010.


Helen Marriott

Values and vision

Walthamstow School for Girls' motto is “Neglect not the gift that is thee”. The secondary school has an exceptional track record of academic excellence, which is achieved through high expectations, inspirational teaching and learning experiences.

The school offers strong pastoral support, plus regular monitoring, target setting and dialogue with students and parents/carers. It is consistently among the top-performing non-selective schools in the country and the pupils take great pride in their school.

North East London Teaching School Hub

Walthamstow School for Girls is proud be the lead school of the North East London Teaching School Hub, working collaboratively across Haringey, Redbridge and Waltham Forest.

Our aim is to ensure that every child has a great teacher who inspires and unlocks their potential. We aim to achieve this by providing exemplary training and development, for leaders and practitioners which meets the needs of all the schools in our area, so that every child has access to the highest quality education and develops a desire for lifelong learning.

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