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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    23 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

With TLR 2.3 £7033

What skills and experience we're looking for

Up Holland High School seeks a passionate, enthusiastic and committed Head of Department (Progress Leader) for Modern Foreign Languages with the ability to deliver effective teaching and learning in our main language of Spanish. The ability to teach and lead French may allow for a future dual MFL subject offer. You will need to be a leader and practitioner who consistently delivers high quality teaching with the ability to inspire, engage and motivate students. You will need have excellent communication skills, be ambitious and be a strong team player and above all else, you will need to be ‘Dedicated to Excellence’ in all that you do.

The improvement in teaching and learning is a key aspect of our school improvement plan. We are therefore seeking an enthusiastic, dedicated and outstanding teacher of Modern Foreign Languages to support colleagues within the department to raise standards and outcomes.

What the school offers its staff

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is passionate about school improvement, has an outstanding track record as a classroom practitioner, and shares the ambition, aspirations and values of the school. Ideally the candidate will also have had some department or whole school leadership responsibility. Up Holland is a school that encourages ambition and seeks to develop and promote a culture of leadership at all levels.

If appointed you can expect full-support and continuing professional development, as we promote a model of leadership at all levels and a bespoke and tailored CPD programme. We offer a professionally stimulating working environment where teachers have the opportunity to progress and most critically to positively impact on the lives of our students.

Commitment to safeguarding

Up Holland High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake a DBS enhanced clearance, including checks with past employers. Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education online searches will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

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About Up Holland High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
845 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01695 625191

Arranging a visit to Up Holland High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email a.mckernan@upholland.lancs.sch.uk.

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