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Head of Spanish - Full-time

Dartford Grammar School, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-5406-270T
  • Posted:14/01/2022
  • Pay:MPS/UPS + TLR 2b + LFA
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:04/02/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBA

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HEAD OF SPANISH  

Required for September 2022 (or an earlier start date by discussion)

(MPS/UPS + LFA + TLR 2c)

An enthusiastic and committed teacher to lead an important department in a school offering excellence within the state sector. In September 2018 the school became a Hub of Excellence in MFL Pedagogy, a new government initiative to raise standards and interest in languages, working as one of nine lead schools in the country.

All students study two Modern Foreign Languages to GCSE standard and all sixth form students study a Modern Foreign Language as part of their post 16 studies.  A willingness to be involved in the extensive programme of exchanges is required. 

The post would be equally suitable for an exceptional candidate seeking early promotion or a more experienced teacher.

Dartford Grammar School is one of the highest performing schools nationally at Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5, with excellent facilities, designated as ’outstandingly successful’ in successive national and international inspections.   The ability to teach across all Key Stages and a willingness to be an active participant in the extra-curricular life of the school are important. 

We are keen to hear from you if you are:

  • an excellent classroom practitioner
  • committed to raising achievement and transforming learning
  • well-organised, proactive and able to work effectively as part of a team

We can offer you:

  • the opportunity to inspire highly able and well-motivated students to fulfil and exceed their potential
  • a dynamic and supportive working environment
  • a well-established Induction Programme
  • opportunities for professional development

Please use the contact details below if you would like the opportunity to tour the school or to discuss the role informally before making an application.

For further details and an application pack please contact the school (telephone: 01322 223039; fax: 01322 291426; e-mail: adennett@dartfordgrammarschool.org.uk

Please return a completed application form, to the Headmaster, Mr J C Metcalf, Dartford Grammar School, West Hill, Dartford, Kent DA1 2HW.

Closing date: Friday 4th February 2022

Interview date to be confirmed

(The school may interview early in the case of an exceptional candidate)

Dartford Grammar School is a selective secondary academy for boys, which admits girls to its sixth form. There are six forms of entry to Year 7, and all of the students joining the school are from the top 25% of the ability range.  The current roll is 1,535, including 618 in the sixth form. 

Information about the school

The Sunday Times IB School of the Decade

Dartford Grammar School is a selective academy for boys, admitting girls to its sixth form. There are six forms of entry in each year group and all of the students joining the school are from the top 25% of the ability range. The students come from Dartford, neighbouring towns and villages, and nearby London boroughs. The current roll is 1,534 including 618 in the sixth form.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01322 291426

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).