Job description

Required for September 2024

The Head of Spanish is primarily responsible for all matters relating to the teaching and learning, and development of Spanish within the Modern Languages provision of the Senior School curriculum.

Role & responsibilities

The successful candidate will join an experienced, successful and supportive department and will be equally enthusiastic about teaching languages. They will be, first and foremost, a strong linguist in Spanish with a passion for the study of the Spanish language and of Hispanic literature and culture, and will have a dynamic approach to the delivery of the subject.

The appointee will take on the customary responsibilities for the administration and management of an academic department under the direction of the Head of Modern Languages and will report to the Head of Modern Languages on issues such as staffing, budgeting, curriculum development and pupils’ progress.

We welcome equally applications from teachers in the maintained sector and the independent sector, as well as from those without a formal teaching qualification. Please click under ‘Apply now’ to download the application form and send your completed copy to [email protected].

In addition to completing the UCS application form, applicants should provide a full curriculum vitae and a supporting letter as soon as possible. The closing date for applications is Thursday 21st March 2024 at 12pm. However, please note that we reserve the right to interview and appoint at any stage during this process; early applications are therefore very welcome.

UCS is fully committed to the safeguarding of children. All applicants for this post must be prepared to undergo child protection screening.

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