Head of Modern Foreign Languages St Francis Xavier School, Richmond, North Yorkshire

Job description

Required from: January 2020
Teachers pay and conditions apply with TLR 2.1 (£2,721p.a)
Hours: Full time, permanent
Number on roll: 544

This is an exciting opportunity to shape the delivery of Modern Foreign Languages at this outstanding school, as the governors seek to appoint an aspirational and enthusiastic Head of Department. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join a small, dynamic and successful team and use their expertise and skills to develop the department further.

We are looking to appoint someone who is keen to develop their leadership skills and advance their career and the successful candidate can expect to be well supported by the staff and senior leadership team.

Essential educational requirements

• Qualified teacher Status
• Ability to teach French and German to KS3 and KS4

Essential qualifications

Qualified teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

• To have a proven track record of achieving outstanding outcomes for students.
• To be an outstanding classroom practitioner with the ability to make lessons active, lively and focussed on pupil needs

• Successful involvement in departmental initiatives.

• To have knowledge of, and confidence in, the use of pupil performance data
• Understanding of strategies to raise achievement across Key Stages
• To have experience of successful interventions to raise achievement
• To have a good knowledge of current educational issues and initiatives.

• Willingness to participate in extra curriculum activities within MFL, including participation/organisation of Language trips.
• To be able to work with other adults including outside agencies.
• To have an understanding of leading, managing and motivating staff
• To display enthusiasm and an ambitious vision for MFL education
• To have an understanding of safeguarding.

Employee benefits

TLR 2.1 (£2,721 pa)

About St Francis Xavier School

A joint Catholic and Church of England School. Part of the St Margaret Clitherow Catholic Academy Trust (joined June 2019)

Darlington Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 7DA
LA Maintained School
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