Director of Languages & Cultures Faculty

Harwich and Dovercourt High School, Harwich
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Job Ref No. ECC4024-174L Position Type: Director Pay Range: Leadership L7 - L11
Position Start Date: 01/09/2021 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 16/04/2021 Midnight Date of Interviews: To be confirmed  

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Director of Language & Culture Faculty

Pay Range: Leadership Pay Scale £49,019 - £54,091 (Point 7-11)

Start Date: 1st September 2021

The Role

We are seeking an outstanding individual to provide the strategic direction and development of the faculty in support of the school's core aims of all lessons being good to outstanding and all students achieving their potential.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

To lead MFL and in doing so be responsible for the development of the Ebacc curriculum.
Represent the Faculty at Middle Leader meetings and on the Extended Leadership Team and contribute to whole school decision making in relation to curriculum and assessment planning;
Lead on whole school issues including developing literacy and numeracy across the curriculum;
(The full details can be found in the attached Job Outline and Person Specification).

We're looking for you if you have:

· Qualified teacher status

· Effective and sensitive communicator to a range of audiences

· Substantial, recent and successful experience of teaching in Key Stage 3 and 4

· Ability to build and maintain effective links with stakeholders

Why work for The Sigma Trust, Harwich & Dovercourt High School?

We can offer you:

· A Competitive Salary

· Robust school CPD training programme that enables you to flourish

· Opportunities to work with colleagues across the Trust to share resources, ideas and build collaborative relationships

· Employee Benefits: Employee Assistance Programme, Pension Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme and Discounted Gym Membership at selected local gyms

Additional Information:

For additional information about the Trust and this school, please visit our website

To Apply

To apply for this post, please complete an application form, available from The Sigma Trust/this website and return it to . Please read the Notes for Applicants document attached.

Closing date: Midnight, Friday 16th April 2021.

The Sigma Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our schools.

Information about the School

Harwich and Dovercourt High School is a vibrant, caring school serving the community. Every student is welcomed, challenged and supported to achieve their full potential and every student has opportunities and experiences to ensure their schooling is fulfilling and enjoyable.

At Harwich and Dovercourt High School we believe in partnerships between students, staff and the home. We believe in responsibility, ambition and commitment, where no challenge is too great and where great futures are nurtured.

Our goal is for every student to be proud of their efforts and achievement and for every parent and carer to be proud of their child, school and community. Our pledge is to work tirelessly in the pursuit of excellence.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Sigma Trust HR Team
Hall Lane
Dovercourt, Harwich
Essex, CO12 3TG
Telephone: 01255 750913

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