Head of Languages (French and Spanish)

The Cornelius Vermuyden School, Canvey Island

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Job Ref No. ECC5420-246 Position Type: Head of Department/Faculty Pay Range: MPR plus TLR 2c
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 23/05/2022 4pm Date of Interviews: Expected to be held w/c 23 May 2022  

Job Description

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The Governors at Cornelius Vermuyden are seeking to appoint an exceptional teacher and inspirational leader to join our outstanding school and lead the MFL department from September 2022.

The successful candidate will have:-

  • creativity and dynamism to develop outstanding and innovative classroom practice;
  • a passion for learning and teaching within MFL;
  • a proven track record of student achievement in this area.

The successful candidate will be expected to:-

  • oversee and teach MFL at KS3 and KS4;
  • make a positive contribution to school life and extra-curricular activities;
  • further develop this well-established department into the next phase.

The successful candidate will have the drive and passion to enthuse our students and make a real difference to their outcomes and life chances. They will be able to plan and deliver motivating and challenging lessons whilst setting appropriate and stimulating work for all abilities. They will be committed and ambitious for their own professional development and team members that they lead.

If you are passionate about ensuring that young people enjoy and make exceptional progress in MFL and have the ability to lead a team of committed teachers, we would welcome your application.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an oversubscribed, purpose built school, located in 38 acres of land. We have a fully resourced ICT suite for our hardworking and friendly students, as well as a range of state of the art mobile devices, and we are determined to work with our students to give them the best life chances possible.

Cornelius Vermuyden is a highly successful school, with a national reputation for innovative educational practice using our state of the art facilities. The school also boasts a purpose built Teacher Training Room for sharing practice.

Cornelius Vermuyden School promotes the values of Trauma Perceptive Practice (TPP) in all that we do:-

  • Compassion and Kindness
  • Hope
  • Connection and Belonging

Furthermore, we expect all of our staff to model and uphold these values to our school community.

Please apply using the accompanying application form. Alternatively, you can visit the school's website, www.corneliusvermuyden.com, and use the application form under Key Materials in the vacancy section under Staff Information. Please send your completed application to MrsABeckman, Headteacher's PA, either by email to abeckman@corneliusvermuyden.com, or by post to the school's address.

CVs alone will not be accepted. CVs sent via a recruitment agency will not be considered.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if there is a good level of response. We would therefore recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.

Please note that only those applicants who are asked to attend for interview will be contacted.

Information about the School

Cornelius Vermuyden is a vibrant and distinctive learning community in which all students receive the support, challenge and encouragement that they need to become successful, confident and mature young people who are well-prepared for life beyond school. Located on a beautiful site on Canvey Island and easily accessible to all parts of Essex, Southend and London, the school provides a secure and happy environment for positive and exciting learning experiences.

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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Information about the school

Contact Information

Mrs A Beckman
Dinant Avenue, Canvey Island
Essex, SS8 9QS
Telephone: 01268 685011 ext 124
Email: abeckman@corver.rmplc.co.uk

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