191 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September2024 /October 2024/January 2025

  • Closing date

    1 January 2025 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Subjects

French, Languages, Spanish

Working pattern

Full time, part time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

MPR/UPR plus TLR 2.2

Additional allowances

TLR 2.2

What skills and experience we're looking for

Head of Modern Foreign Languages – French with Spanish

Pay MPR/UPR + TLR 2.2*

Contract Type Permanent, Full Time or Part Time

Job Description Head of Department

Reporting to Member of SLT

* Possibility of 1-year R&R to aid moving to the area for the right candidate

Woking High School is a high achieving school with Academy status. We have an outstanding team of staff who are all committed to developing our students as individuals. All students are challenged to achieve their best. The Ofsted inspection of December 2019, which judged the school to be good, noted that, ‘Pupils say that the school feels like a family. The curriculum is ambitious and well designed, with strong academic and vocational elements’’. Woking High School has strong routines in places across the school to support student learning, this includes high expectations of student behaviour and excellent pastoral support, enabling students to achieve their potential.

This is an opportunity for an excellent practitioner who is innovative and committed to raising the attainment of our learners though the design and development of a creative and engaging curriculum. The focus of the post will be to lead developments within the Modern Foreign Languages Department.

The successful applicant will be a suitably qualified teacher or leader who is:

  • A passionate practitioner who believes that education empowers not just the students, but staff.
  • An excellent practitioner with an outstanding record of success.
  • Able to lead the development of good practice.
  • Knowledgeable about Teaching, Learning and Assessment.
  • Committed to raising performance through rigorous monitoring and review.
  • An aspiring senior school leader.

Application packs can be downloaded from our websitewww.wokinghigh.surrey.sch.ukor requested from Mrs Alison Search, HR Manager on the below telephone number. You are welcome to telephone the school on 01483 716884 for an informal discussion about the role.

If you are interested in this position, please apply as soon as possible as interviews will be held upon receipt of suitable applications.

Woking 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. As part of the requirements of KCSIE, all roles are subject to online checks including Social Media. These are carried out by a 3rd party – https://www.sp-index.com/. By applying for this role, you agree to these checks being carried out and your data being processed by SP-Index. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

Woking High School is committed to providing all staff with continued professional development to support and develop them in their careers.

What the school offers its staff

TLR 2.2

Commitment to safeguarding

Woking 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.

As part of the requirements of KCSIE, all roles are subject to online checks including Social Media. These are carried out by a 3rd party – https://www.sp-index.com/. By applying for this role, you agree to these checks being carried out and your data being processed by SP-Index. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

Applying for the job

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About Woking High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1199 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01483 888 447

Secondary Academy in Woking, Surry.

Arranging a visit to Woking High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@wokinghigh.surrey.sch.uk.

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