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  • Closing date

    19 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover

Full-time equivalent salary

United PT/EPT Plus TLR

The John Roan School - Head of MFL (Maternity Cover) 1 Yr Fixed Term Contract job summary

Founded in 1677, as one of the oldest state schools in the country The John Roan School has a distinguished history of supporting educational excellence for the young people of Greenwich.

We believe that education should be a positive and transformational experience, regardless of ability or background. We are fully committed to raising achievement for everyone and have the highest expectations of all our students in every aspect of school life. Our vision is for students to be the best that they can be, and our role is to provide them with the platform to achieve this.

At The John Roan School we pledge to provide a rich, broad and varied education such that all students are able to make excellent progress whatever their starting points. In the seven years that students grow and develop with the school, they will experience a diverse curriculum and enrichment programme that stretches them academically and socially.

We have a split site, with a new, state-of-the-art building at Westcombe Park and a dedicated sixth form centre on the historic Maze Hill site. Students at The John Roan School also benefit from access to Braithwaite’, an activity centre in the Lake District and extensive playing fields and sport facilities, as part of our commitment to providing an education with character.

The Head of MFL is a hugely important role as The John Roan School continues to grow and thrive. You will be joining a school that is ambitious for its future as well as the future of all its students and so we are looking for colleagues who share that ambition and are uncompromising in their commitment to doing what it takes to secure the potential of the young people here. You can find further information about the role in the job description at the end of this pack.

The John Roan School values personal development, and on joining the school you will have a wealth of opportunities to develop through our internal CPD programmes and within the United Learning group of schools. We are also ambitious about diversity and inclusion, so very much look forward to meeting candidates whose values reflect those in the job description to follow.

Application closing date: Monday 17th April - Midday

Interview date: WC 24th April

The John Roan School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Therefore, this appointment will be subject to vetting, including online checks and 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)
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 The John Roan School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1106 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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