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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    16 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    4 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000 - £46,525

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

Additional allowances

TLR 2B

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Westlands Secondary School
  • MPS/UPS + TLR 2B
  • Permanent; Full time

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, ambitious and dynamic Subject Leader for our excellent MFL department to maintain the already high standards in this area and to help realise new opportunities and challenges.

The department delivers French and Spanish at KS3 and French at KS4

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has:

  • The ability and passion to motivate and make languages interesting and relevant to pupils.
  • Ambition to further their career in an exciting and dynamic environment.
  • The ability to help students go further than they think possible.
  • The vision to develop the curriculum to maximise pupil potential.

Westlands School is part of Swale Academies Trust, a leading Multi-Academy Trust for school improvement. We are particularly proud of the fact that our curriculum provides a variety of academic, arts, technology and other vocational subjects; helping focus on students of all abilities making exceptional levels of progress, particularly in the key skills of literacy and numeracy.

Please visit https://www.westlands.org.uk/ for more information.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our school. In return, we offer a stimulating, supporting and rewarding working environment, where all staff are valued and where you will have the opportunity to access a range of excellent professional opportunities to support your progression.

Additional benefits include:

  • Excellent on site facilities;
  • Excellent CPD programme;
  • Being part of a highly successful Trust;
  • Employee Assistance Programme;
  • Cycle to Work Scheme;
  • Kent Rewards Scheme – access to local and national retail discounts;
  • Employee Referral Recruitment incentive

For further information on the full main duties and responsibilities and the requirements for the job are detailed in the accompanying recruitment pack.

What the school offers its staff

If you are interested in this post, please contact Gary Sayers, gary.sayers@swale.at or 01795 477475.

Applications should be made by submitting a SAT Application Form directly to the contact about, or via Kent Teach. Please note, we cannot accept CVs.

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at or 01795 905989 (option 2)

We are happy to discuss any support you may need during your application process as part of our reasonable adjustment approach.

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Westlands School may undertake online searches of any candidates as part of the Shortlisting Process.

Interview Date: w/c 22/04/2024

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Westlands School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1784 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Email address
ellen.apps@swale.at
Phone number
01795 477475

Arranging a visit to Westlands School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email ellen.apps@swale.at.

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