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Head of Spanish - Putney High School

Head of Spanish – Putney High School

Job Overview

We have an exciting opportunity within a thriving, well-resourced Modern Foreign Languages Department at one of the country’s leading girls’ schools for a Head of Spanish to play a key role in driving the department forward.

Working with a passionate and talented team, you will teach and promote the subject throughout the senior school up to A level and Oxbridge level, teaching and inspiring our girls to become enthusiastic and skilled language learners.

The MFL Department is particularly interested in digital learning and organises an ever-increasing number of exciting trips, exchanges and events, which reflect our passion for exploring languages.

About the School

As one of the UK’s leading schools, Putney High School is rightly proud of its exceptional academic results and pastoral care. A spirit of intellectual agility and engagement is at the heart of the school’s ethos, with pupils stretched, challenged and supported inside the classroom and beyond.

Established in 1893 Putney High School is set in leafy, tranquil grounds close to the heart of Putney and to the River Thames. With already enviable facilities, the school is now embarking on the next exciting phase of its development.

The school is part of the GDST, the UK’s leading network of independent girls’ schools. We can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employments

For further information and to apply for this exciting opportunity please click the apply button.

A letter addressed to the Headmistress should be included with your application.

Closing date: Friday 9th October 2020 – applications to be received by 9.00am.

Interviews will take place: Week beginning 12th October 2020.

Putney High School is committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.

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