Head of Languages

Montpelier High School, Bristol, BS6 5RD

7 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    January 2023

  • Application deadline

    4 October 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

MPS - UPS and TLR 2.2 (£4750 p/a) + Health Care Cash Plan and Benefits Package

Head of Languages job summary

Full time, permanent, to start January 2023. 

Salary:  MPS - UPS and TLR 2.2 (£4750 p/a) + Health Care Cash Plan and Benefits Package

The Trust is currently recruiting for inspirational, dynamic and conscientious Head of Languages to join the team at Montpellier High School. The successful applicant would be an innovative teacher who possesses a genuine love for languages and would need to be proficient in either Spanish or French or preferably in both languages. We are especially interested in applicants with the knowledge of Arabic and experience of home language coordination. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate an excellent teaching record, an inclusive approach and commitment to fostering love of learning and love for languages.

In return you will join a wonderful team and have every opportunity to further your professional development and career with an excellent benefit package including: Wellbeing Health Cash Plan, Retail Discounts, ICT Loans, Professional Induction Incentive plus others.

You will be: An experienced teacher who can inspire, influence, and who:

  • Has a great teaching experience with clear evidence of development in languages department to improve student experience and outcomes
  • Has high expectations and empathy for all pupils so they develop a love of learning, strong sense of belonging, aspirations and a belief in all possibilities
  • Has an understanding of high quality teaching and learning to raise standards and deliver positive outcomes for all students
  • Is passionate about the opportunities the curriculum can bring to all students
  • Can demonstrate behaviours consistent with the trust’s values

Closing date: Tuesday 4th October 2022 Interviews: To be confirmed

We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Venturers Trust is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all staff.

Applying for the job

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About Montpelier High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
935 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Montpelier High School is a diverse and vibrant girls school 11-16 with a mixed Sixth Form. 59% of our students are from a minority ethnic group. There is real diversity within this non-white community with 15 out of 17 of the possible ethnic groups represented in our school. Over thirty languages are spoken at school with 20% of our students being EAL. Our deprivation factor, levels of SEND and FSM are in line with national averages. Our mission is ‘to inspire all students to become confident, ethical and compelling individuals with the aspiration and qualities to shape a better future for all.’ We are on a journey to ensure that our curriculum intent addresses the unique needs of our students, summed up as:

- Bristol a strong city of activism and innovation;
- Diverse community our community drives us to an inclusive curriculum, full of positive representation.
- Female empowerment, students of all genders empowered to demand equity and re-address gender gaps.

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