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Head Of Department And Leader Of Modern Foreign Languages - Full-time

Wilmington Grammar School for Girls, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-5400-222T
  • Posted:12/03/2019
  • Pay:MPS/UPS Plus TLR 1C £9,669
  • Start Date:Sep 2019
  • App Close Date:27/03/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Head of Department and leader of Modern Foreign Languages

MPS/UPS (including London Fringe Allowance)

Plus TLR £9,669


Endeavour MAT is a small Trust with a geographical focus around Wilmington and Dartford. It is responsible for the education of students at Wilmington Grammar School for Girls, Wilmington Grammar School for Boys and Stone Lodge School.

We seek an inspirational leader to join our popular, oversubscribed and outstanding Girls’ Grammar School to stimulate our students and incite a love of foreign languages. The ideal candidate will be an expert teacher capable of teaching at least one language from French, Spanish and Mandarin, up to KS5 level. A second language is desirable. The role will commence September 2019.

We seek someone who will:

  • Bring fun and enjoyment to learning with a proven track record of delivering high quality lessons with excellent student outcomes
  • have the vision and leadership skills to move the department forward
  • be committed to raising standards for all students
  • be capable of developing staff within a team to secure outstanding results
  • be forward thinking and pro-active in identifying key trends and responding to the inherent changes required in the delivery of this subject area

As joint lead of North West Kent Teaching School Alliance, staff joining Endeavour MAT are provided with an abundance of professional development opportunities.

Candidates will find details and an application form on the school’s website www.wgsg.co.uk.

WGSG is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is Wednesday 27th March at noon

Information about the school

WGSG is a successful and forward-looking 11-18 grammar school for girls awarded an ‘outstanding’ judgement from Ofsted. 98% of all pupils gained 5+ GCSE’s grade A- C (including Maths & English) with 56% of GCSE results being A/A WGSG & WGSB are jointly managed as the MAT, The Endeavour Group. Our WG6, is a joint Sixth Form working across both sites.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Rajwinder Rai
  • Address:Wilmington Grange, Parsons Lane, Wilmington, Dartford, Kent, DA2 7BB
  • Telephone: (01322) 226351
  • Email: enquiries@wgsg.co.uk

Fax: 01322 226607


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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.