Head of Spanish




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Current School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions apply to the post holder.
Includes a TLR 2:2 (£4783)


Job Description

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, resourceful and committed Head of Spanish. You will be joining our successful Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) Faculty which is based on redeveloped sites following an impressive investment programme across the Academy. We have strong leadership within a supportive faculty and would welcome applications from teachers looking to be part of the leadership groups within the MFL Faculty.

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational leader for Spanish at King Alfred’s. As Head of Spanish, you will implement a vision and strategy to ensure the continued development of the subject at King Alfred’s Academy.

We are looking for someone to inspire our students and promote a love for this subject both in and out of the classroom. Spanish is a popular subject across all the Key Stages. The successful applicant will be committed to continuing to develop Spanish across the curriculum and securing the best outcomes for all students within the Academy.


The successful candidate will:
- have experience in achieve excellent progress and results for students.
- be able to demonstrate they are able to raise the expectations and aspirations of all students.
- show how their management and leadership has had a positive impact on teaching and learning.
- be a thoughtful, dynamic and responsive teacher.
- be willing to contribute to the wider life of the Academy.
- be able to lead, mentor and coach colleagues to develop as teachers.

Cómo solicitar 

To apply, you will need to complete an online application form. This includes a section asking you to explain how you meet the selection criteria, as specified in the job posting. This should be submitted no later than 9.00 a.m. on Wednesday 18th May 2022. However, suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and the school reserves the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.


King Alfred’s is one of the largest secondary schools in Oxfordshire with a strong academic history, combining ancient listed buildings with recent capital investment totalling £17 million. The Academy has recently been reorganised from three sites to two sites; this has enabled very significant investment in the two remaining sites. Facilities for students and staff are excellent and include:  new purpose-built teaching rooms for Faculties, a new Dining Hall, improved leisure and social facilities such as a new sports hall and redevelopment of our Sixth Form Centre.


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