3 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£50,807.00 - £56,082.00 Annually (FTE) Leadership 4-8

Head of Department - Modern Foreign Languages job summary

South Dartmoor Community College is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational Head of MFL. This is a full time, permanent position. The successful candidate will work closely with the Senior team and fellow Heads of Departments to deliver high quality lessons and opportunities to Key Stage 3, 4 and 5 students. The successful candidate will be a hard-working individual; passionate about MFL and a teacher with high expectations and an unwavering determination to get the best outcomes for students.

This last year we have secured some of the best results in the South West for student progress. It has a strong staff team in place to ensure every child is enabled to fulfil their potential including specialist teachers at all levels. We have an excellent academic record and our pastoral support is second to none. Our students report that they feel very happy and safe at the school. We are proud of our students and they are proud of their school. The relationships between staff and students are strong. Community engagement is also an important feature; we have an active Parent/Teacher Association (FOSDA—Friends of South Dartmoor Academy).

Westcountry Schools Trust is a multi-academy trust of 26 schools, currently employing approximately 2,500 staff and growing. We are a dynamic organisation with our students and staff at our heart. Our values inform our work and we hope you agree these are key to success: Collaboration, Aspiration, Integrity, Compassion.

Working for the Trust includes some key benefits, please see our website for full details.

If you would like to discuss the position please contact: Jen Veal, Executive Headteacher. Email: jveal@southdartmoor.devon.sch.uk.

If you believe you can demonstrate the dedication, skills and passion required, we look forward to receiving your application. Application forms; full job description and person specification are also available via our website www.southdartmoor.devon.sch.uk.

Completed applications should be submitted to Mrs Cleo Perry, PA to the Executive Head Teacher and HR Administrator via MyNewTerm.

Closing Date: Tuesday 21 May 2024 at 8.00 am

Interviews: Thursday 23 May 2024

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.

Information about our key policies is available at: https://www.westst.org.uk/our-policies (this includes our DBS Policy, Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy, and Recruitment and Selection Policy).

Commitment to safeguarding

South Dartmoor Community College are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will require an enhanced DBS check.

Information about our key policies is available at: https://www.westst.org.uk/our-policies (this includes our DBS Policy, Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy, and Recruitment and Selection Policy).

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About South Dartmoor Community College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
821 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

The College this year, secured some of the best results in the South West for student progress. It has a strong staff team in place to ensure every child is enabled to fulfil their potential including specialist teachers at all levels. We have an excellent academic record and our pastoral support is second to none. Our students report that they feel very happy and safe at the school. We are proud of our students and they are proud of their school. The relationships between staff and students are strong. Community engagement is also an important feature; we have an active Parent/Teacher Association (FOSDA—Friends of South Dartmoor Academy).

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