Head of Modern Foreign Languages

Batley Girls High School, Batley, West Yorkshire


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £24,373 to £40,490

Job description

Batley Multi Academy Trust’s sole purpose is to provide an outstanding education through our family of schools. Batley Multi Academy Trust currently comprises Batley Girls’ High School, Upper Batley High School, Batley Grammar School, Healey Junior, Infant and Nursery School and Field Lane Junior, Infant and Nursery School.

We are an ‘Outstanding’ 11-19 school and we are very proud of our achievements: ‘Students achieve exceptionally well in this outstanding academy. They make rapid and sustained progress’ (Ofsted, 2013). We have an ethos based around the ideas of Achievement, Respect and Transformation (ART). Respect for self, for others and for learning is at the core of everything we do.

We are dedicated to investing in our staff and passionately committed to their development, providing a supportive environment where people can truly grow and flourish.

We are seeking to appoint a talented and experienced Head of Modern Foreign Languages. The successful applicant will be student centred and a collaborative practitioner. The role has a requirement to teach French and Spanish to KS4.

The role is offered on a full time permanent basis. TLR negotiable for a candidate with proven track record of raising standards and/or leadership experience

This is an excellent opportunity to join a supportive School where development for staff is a priority.
If you are a highly effective classroom teacher with excellent communication skills and are keen to make a difference to the progress and aspirations of our Girls’, then we would welcome your application.

Please apply by completing a Batley Multi Academy Trust application form and a Personal details and Equal opportunities form, available at www.batleymat.co.uk or by contacting the Human Resources department on 01924 350081/ recruitment@batleymat.co.uk, for consideration by our selection panel.

Closing date for applications is Friday 17 April 2020
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 29 April 2020

Essential educational requirements

Experience of teaching Spanish in a Secondary School to KS 4 level.

Experience of teaching French in a secondary school to KS4 Level

Experience of successfully Leading a department

Experience of working successfully in a cross-curricular team.

Experience of monitoring and mentoring Students.

Essential qualifications

Degree or equivalent qualification.

Qualified Teacher Status.

Commitment to further professional development

Essential skills and experience

Excellent classroom practitioner.

Total commitment to multicultural context and multi-faith communities.

Knowledge of resources and teaching methodologies which promote success and engagement in Modern Languages.

Ability to use ICT for teaching and administrative purposes.

Ability to relate to, and motivate, students.
Enthusiasm for subject.

Excellent communication skills.

Ability to contribute to extra-curricular activities as part of a team.

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1229 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Batley Girls High School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@batleymat.co.uk

School location

Windmill Lane, Batley, West Yorkshire, WF17 0LD