11 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    4 February 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    14 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Teacher
Subject
Spanish
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
MPS/UPS + LFA

Job summary

HEAD OF SPANISH
Required for September 2022 (or an earlier start date by discussion)
(MPS/UPS + LFA + TLR 2c)

An enthusiastic and committed teacher to lead an important department in a school offering excellence within the state sector. In September 2018 the school became a Hub of Excellence in MFL Pedagogy, a new government initiative to raise standards and interest in languages, working as one of nine lead schools in the country.

All students study two Modern Foreign Languages to GCSE standard and all sixth form students study a Modern Foreign Language as part of their post 16 studies. A willingness to be involved in the extensive programme of exchanges is required.

The post would be equally suitable for an exceptional candidate seeking early promotion or a more experienced teacher.

Dartford Grammar School is one of the highest performing schools nationally at Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5, with excellent facilities, designated as ’outstandingly successful’ in successive national and international inspections. The ability to teach across all Key Stages and a willingness to be an active participant in the extra-curricular life of the school are important.

We are keen to hear from you if you are:
• an excellent classroom practitioner
• committed to raising achievement and transforming learning
• well-organised, proactive and able to work effectively as part of a team

We can offer you:
• the opportunity to inspire highly able and well-motivated students to fulfil and exceed their potential
• a dynamic and supportive working environment
• a well-established Induction Programme
• opportunities for professional development

Please use the contact details below if you would like the opportunity to tour the school or to discuss the role informally before making an application.

For further details and an application pack please contact the school (telephone: 01322 223039; fax: 01322 291426; e-mail: adennett@dartfordgrammarschool.org.uk

Please return a completed application form, to the Headmaster, Mr J C Metcalf, Dartford Grammar School, West Hill, Dartford, Kent DA1 2HW.
Closing date: Friday 4th February 2022
Interview date to be confirmed
(The school may interview early in the case of an exceptional candidate)

Dartford Grammar School is a selective secondary academy for boys, which admits girls to its sixth form. There are six forms of entry to Year 7, and all of the students joining the school are from the top 25% of the ability range. The current roll is 1,535, including 618 in the sixth form.

Additional allowances

TLR 2C

Applying for the job

For further details and an application pack please contact the school (telephone: 01322 223039; fax: 01322 291426; e-mail: adennett@dartfordgrammarschool.org.uk

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1546 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01322223039

About Dartford Grammar School

Dartford Grammar School is a selective secondary academy for boys, which admits girls to its sixth form. There are six forms of entry to Year 7, and all of the students joining the school are from the top 25% of the ability range. The students come from Dartford, neighbouring towns and villages, and nearby London boroughs. The current roll is 1,532, including 616 in the sixth form.

Arranging a visit to Dartford Grammar School

Please use the contact details below if you would like the opportunity to tour the school or to discuss the role informally before making an application.

For further details and an application pack please contact the school (telephone: 01322 223039; fax: 01322 291426; e-mail: adennett@dartfordgrammarschool.org.uk

School location

West Hill, Dartford, Kent, DA1 2HW

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