• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    26 April 2021 at 5:00 pm

  • Date listed

    19 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Mandarin, Spanish
Working pattern
Will consider full-time, job share
Contract type
Main or UPS

Job summary


HEAD OF MFL (from September 2021) - Full time /part-time (job share considered)

Salary: Main/upper pay range plus TLR


We require a passionate and motivated MFL teacher to lead and develop the department in the school’s formative years and beyond. Candidates should have previous experience of teaching Mandarin and/or Spanish to GCSE and ideally to A level. Candidates should have a proven track record of raising the quality of teaching and learning, demonstrate excellent subject knowledge and have the ability to deliver inspirational lessons.

The ethos of our school will focus on enabling every student and every staff member to make outstanding progress. You will have the capacity and will be afforded the time and support to take on whole school responsibilities. This will allow you the opportunity to enhance your leadership skills and accelerate you career.

Please submit your application via Teachinherts or directly to recruitment@kwschool.co.uk

Please note that we will not consider any applications from recruitment agencies.

We are committed to the safeguarding and promotion of children’s welfare and an equal opportunities employer. We will need to obtain references in advance on any candidate short-listed for interview and all job offers are subject to satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service clearance.

Employee benefits


Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Free School
Education phase
School size
179 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01582 314777

About Katherine Warington School

Katherine Warington School is a new comprehensive, co-educational and non-denominational academic secondary school with 360 Year 7 / Year 8 students. We will add further students in each subsequent year then open 250 strong Sixth Form. By 2025 we have grown to our capacity of 1150 was established through the partnership Harpenden Secondary Schools Trust which includes three outstanding schools Harpenden: Roundwood Park, St George’s Sir John Lawes additional partners: University Hertfordshire Rothamsted Research Centre (a world leading non-profit agricultural science research centre). Further details about school, including prospectus, can be found on website: www.kwschool.co.uk.

Arranging a visit to Katherine Warington School

Pre-application visits are not possible at this time due to Covid restrictions. However, a virtual visit can be made by visiting: https://vimeo.com/461788474

School location

Lower Luton Road, Harpenden, AL5 5FH

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