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Dame Alice Owen's School - Teacher of Spanish - Required for January/April 2021

Alliance member: Dame Alice Owen's School

Closing date: Friday, 4th December 2020

TEACHER OF SPANISH (MPS/UPS)
 
We welcome applications from both NQTs and experienced teachers
 
Full-time, fixed term contract (Maternity Cover) from January 2021/April 2021
until the return of substantive post holder.

Closing date: Friday 4th December 2020
Interview date: TBC
 
We reserve the right to make an appointment before the closing date, so early applications are encouraged.
 
The governors of this highly successful, partially selective, mixed school invite applications for the post of Teacher of Spanish. We seek a highly motivated and energetic candidate to join our very successful and very well resourced Modern Languages department as part of a team of 12 specialist language teachers (teaching French, German and Spanish) and 3 language assistants. The vast majority of students are expected to take a language at GCSE and Spanish is a very popular option. You will also need to be able to teach students up to and including A level.
 
In 2019, 96% of all students secured five or more A*-Cs at GCSE, and 84% of A level entries were graded A*- B. 70% of GCSE Spanish results were graded 7-9, with over 94% at 5 or above; 90% of A Level Spanish results were graded A*-B.
 
The school is situated on an attractive 35-acre site in the Green Belt, has excellent facilities and is committed to an extensive programme of staff development. Central London is easily reached by rail from Potters Bar and the school is close to motorway links.
 
Please visit https://damealiceowens.herts.sch.uk/ About us > Vacancies to download an application pack. For an informal discussion, contact Christopher Tanner (Head of MFL) or Tony Meekin (Head of Spanish) via tannerc@damealiceowens.herts.sch.uk and meekina@damealiceowens.herts.sch.uk.

To apply, please send your completed application forms together with a covering letter stating why you are well placed to take this position at our school to recruitment@damealiceowens.herts.sch.uk by 4pm on Friday 4th December 2020.
 
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.
 
CVs will not be accepted for any posts based in schools.

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