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Founded in 1928, Aberdour is one of Surrey's leading independent preparatory schools, catering for 370 girls and boys aged 2 - 11 years and situated in 12 acres of beautiful countryside at Tadworth, near Sutton, Epsom and Reigate. The school is superbly resourced and equipped, and won a national award in 2018 for the best use of technology in any UK independent school.
The education we offer is built around our philosophy that every child has brilliance that is just waiting for us to find and develop it. Our PAL system (details on this website) gives us unique advantages that other schools visit us to see.
We offer staff excellent pay and conditions, a very happy and collaborative working environment, and many opportunities for professional development.
|Job||Head of Modern Foreign Languages|
|Location||Burgh Heath, Surrey|
5th March 2021
|Start date||1st September 2021|
An exciting opportunity has arisen at Aberdour Preparatory School for a new Head of Modern Foreign Languages to start in September 2021.
We welcome applications from candidates who have excellent subject knowledge, the ability to inspire and motivate pupils, excellent leadership skills and experience of teaching French across a variety of year groups.
We would consider other languages for exceptional candidates. As Head of Department, you will have overall responsibility for the delivery of high standards of teaching and learning across the team, ensuring resources are used efficiently, especially the use of modern technology to enhance lessons.
To apply for the position, please send a covering letter addressed to the Headmaster, together with a completed application form and CV to, Jo Reid, Aberdour School, Brighton Road, Burgh Heath, Tadworth, Surrey KT20 6AJ or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for applications is 5th March 2021 at 12pm.
Shortlisting will take place on 8th/9th March with interviews taking place the week beginning 15th March, though the school reserves the right to appoint an exceptional candidate at any stage of the application process.
Aberdour School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.