Modern Foreign Languages Faculty Leader

The Cottesloe School, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire


Job details

Subjects German, French
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

MPS / UPS plus TLR 2C

Required for April 2020

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and ambitious leader who is focused on raising aspirations and outcomes forstudents in Modern Foreign Languages. We currently teach French and German and the ideal candidate must be a dual linguist with a proven record in delivering high quality teaching and learning and student outcomes. Applicants from languages outside of French and German are welcomed.

The post will provide an excellent opportunity for an ambitious leader, with proven examination experience, to step into Middle Leadership and develop alongside other talented Leaders within a strong leadership framework.

Please contact Mrs Louise Baldwin (Deputy Headteacher) if you would like to discuss this role further: or 01296 688264.

Completed application forms should be emailed to or posted to the HR Manager. Closing date for applications is 9.00am on Friday 17 January 2020 with interviews shortly after.

For further information about this vacancy and our school please see our website

The Cottesloe School is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and offers of employment will be subject to Enhanced DBS clearance, and satisfactory qualification, reference and health checks.

Essential educational requirements

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Essential qualifications

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Essential skills and experience

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Employee benefits

The role of MFL Faculty Leader attracts a TLR 2C payment of £6,628 pa.

We are a forward-looking school with a Headteacher who leads an experienced and stable senior leadership team who have a passion for creating an inclusive learning environment, which enables all students to meet high expectations.

Through our personalised CPD programme we offer first class commitment to developing individuals to reach their full potential.

We are a caring school with highly qualified and exceptionally committed staff, who recognise the importance of creative and challenging teaching and high professional standards. All staff and students are greatly valued and emphasis on student and staff wellbeing is central to our culture. Our students are courteous and have a high degree of respect for others (Ofsted July 2016 - rated Good in all areas).

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School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Secondary
School size 1074 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
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School website The Cottesloe School website (opens in a new window)
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About The Cottesloe School

School location

Aylesbury Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 0NY