Head of Learning (MFL)

St Bernadette Catholic Secondary School, Bristol, BS14 9LS

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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    27 January 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    19 January 2022

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Head of Learning (MFL) job summary


Required: 1st September 2022
Salary: MPS/UPS equivalent + TLR 2c
Location: Whitchurch, Bristol
Contract Term: full-time, permanent

Governors of this outstanding Catholic 11-16 school wish to appoint a well-qualified Modern Languages leader to play a major role in the continued development of Excellence at St Bernadette. You will need to be able to teach French to GCSE and Spanish to the end of Year 9 (GCSE desirable).

We are looking for someone who is:
• Supportive of the Catholic ethos of the school
• Committed to high quality teaching and learning
• Able to challenge and motivate others to achieve excellent practice
• Able to inspire and enthuse staff, students, parents and the wider community
• An excellent classroom practitioner who can consistently deliver and model best practice
• Committed to leading whole school development
• Able to plan strategically and deliver on targets
• An excellent communicator with a proven record of successful leadership

We offer:
• A strong Catholic ethos
• Happy, friendly and talented students
• Enthusiastic, committed and friendly staff and governors
• A commitment to professional and personal development
• A school with strong care, support and guidance

Additional allowances

TLR 2c

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About St Bernadette Catholic Secondary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
738 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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St Bernadette’s is a vibrant, successful and ambitious secondary school located in Whitchurch, South Bristol. The school prides itself on being a community of faith and of learning, where everyone is valued and has a part to play.

As a Catholic school it is our mission to work together to serve the needs of the pupils in our care. The work entrusted to us is to help each pupil to recognise their dignity as a child of God and to help each one to fulfil the potential that God has given them. We do this by providing an education grounded in the gospel values of faith, hope and love; in which pupils can grow in faith; are stretched academically and are given a moral and social awareness that will help them to contribute fully to our school community and to play an active part in society both now and in the future. In this way we work for the common good and to build up God’s kingdom.

Arranging a visit to St Bernadette Catholic Secondary School

Please contact Mrs Joanne Whalley in the first instance on 0117 3772050 or whalleyj@stberns.bristol.sch.uk.

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