Lead Practitioner - Modern Foreign Languages
Leading Practitioner Scale: £47,479 - £52,067
Required: January 2020
Due to the continued success of the subject, we are expanding the department and now seek an enthusiastic teacher of languages to join our supportive faculty. Applicants must be able to teach French and/or Spanish. You will be committed to achieving high standards of teaching and learning through the delivery of motivating and well-planned lessons. You will be a reflective practitioner who is creative, research-engaged and unwavering in having high expectations of all pupils. French and Spanish are popular subjects in our school and in 2019 the MFL faculty achieved its highest ever GCSE pass rate of 82% at Grades 4-9. We are very keen on trips abroad and offer a wide range of extra-curricular activities to enrich the educational experience of our pupils.
The successful applicant will:
- Have a rigorous approach to the delivery of Modern Foreign Languages across both KS3 and KS4;
- Be enthusiastic about languages with the ability to inspire, develop and encourage independence and resilience in our pupils;
- Set high standards within and beyond the faculty;
- Have outstanding classroom management skills, high expectations and a commitment to the best possible outcomes for all students;
- Be highly motivated and self-driven with the ability to work well with other, high achieving professionals.
- Promote collaborative working and demonstrate the ability to lead learning in the classroom effectively.
- Demonstrate the ability and previous experience in driving initiatives with a quantifiable positive impact on the outcomes for pupils.
We can offer you:
- A happy, welcoming environment where children enjoy coming to school to learn;
- A well-resourced MFL Faculty;
- Friendly, supportive and enthusiastic staff;
- Excellent opportunities to further develop your skills.
A full and comprehensive induction programme is followed for all new staff.
Emerson Park is a successful and oversubscribed 11-16 secondary school in the London Borough of Havering. We are set in pleasant surroundings on the edge of the green belt with close proximity to both countryside and central London. We are fortunate to benefit from talented and hardworking staff, supportive parents and committed Governors and enthusiastic students. The academy has a traditional ethos and enjoys a good reputation in the area.
Applications can be submitted online by visiting www.haveringschools.jobs and locating this vacancy. If you wish to discuss the position or arrange a visit to the school please contact the Head’s PA, Mrs Beney. Closing date for applications is 14th October 2019.
We aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all.
Havering Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
The protection of our students from abuse is the responsibility of all staff within our school, superseding any other considerations.
Havering Schools comply with the Department for Education ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ (September 2018) guidance and all potential employees will undergo vigorous vetting checks to ensure their suitability.
Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake a satisfactory disclosure. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from obtaining a position with the Council