Head of Languages

Location: Chelmsford, Essex
Pay Range: Main Scale + TLR
Contract Type: Full time
Contract Term: Permanent/Not Suitable for NQTs (ECTs)  Application Close: 29.09.2023

Head of Languages

Hylands School. Where Teachers love Teaching.
Are you looking for a challenge? A place where you have autonomy to engender real change and be part of a rapid school improvement journey?
A career at Hylands School will without doubt provide you with the progression, challenge and job satisfaction we all seek when we become teachers. As Head of Modern Foreign Languages, you will have the opportunity to shape and grow your own curriculum building a department which we want to inspire a love of learning and global culture.
Being a member of the Hylands family is so about much more than curriculum delivery. The strong supportive relationships you build with our young people is the core of what will enable them to thrive. With the support of our extensive pastoral team, all of our staff are instrumental in driving forwards Hylands rapid school improvement journey supporting our
young people to succeed personally and academically.
We are relentless in our mission to ensure that our school is the outstanding school our students deserve.

In return for your commitment, we offer:

● A strong well-being package
● Access to outstanding CPD within the school and across the Trust
● Clear career progression routes

We look forward to welcoming your application to join us on this incredible journey.
We are part of TKAT, a charitable trust that is inspiring learners and changing lives across 45 schools in the South and East of England. Hylands School is looking to appoint an exceptional professional who will join and lead a successful enthusiastic and talented Languages faculty and be a key driver in our teaching and learning team. The role will involve teaching Modern Foreign Languages at key stages 3, 4 and A level. As well as strategic planning and operational management of all aspects of your curriculum area. Longer term, there are opportunities within the trust for exceptional teachers to become lead practitioners, and have the chance to challenge and support other schools.

Please complete an application form and return it to recruitment@hylands-tkat.org

TKAT Application Form 

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The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and their achievements both inside and outside school. The post requires enhanced DBS clearance, medical checks and satisfactory references.

The school is committed to equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic for example race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit. This includes applications from individuals wishing to work full time, part-time or on a flexible basis


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