Head of French

Closing date for application: 28/09/2022 9:00am

Vacancy Type: Maternity Cover


Christ’s Hospital has pioneered social mobility and challenged social inequality to provide an unrivalled start in life for disadvantaged children for nearly five centuries. As economic and social inequality continue to grow in the UK, Christ’s Hospital’s mission is ever more relevant.

An opportunity has opened up for a well-qualified and enthusiastic Head of French for January 2023 for up to 12 months to join a strong modern languages department.  Christ’s Hospital offers its staff an extraordinary chance to be part of an educational culture which is time-tested, modern and always evolving.

The successful candidate must be able to work well within a team and ideally have previous experience of managing or leading others.  They will be required to teach French to A level.  The ability to teach Spanish, German and/or Mandarin to GCSE would be advantageous.

Applicants should evidence in the personal statement how they meet the requirements of the role and person specification. Salary is commensurate with experience and paid in accordance with the Christs’ Hospital Teachers’ Salary scale up to £43,701 per annum as well as an allowance of £7,400 for being a Head of Department.  Full participation in the broader life of this busy boarding community is essential and accommodation on site is provided.

For full details of the role requirements and to apply, please go to: https://www.tes.com/jobs/vacancy/head-of-french-maternity-cover-horsham-west-sussex-1695424.

We welcome applications from all sectors of the community as we aspire to attract staff that match the social and cultural diversity of our student intake. We consider the most important factor to be the right skills, abilities and attitude for the job which will ultimately improve the well-being and education of the pupils.  Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

We cannot accept CVs unless accompanied by a completed application form.

Applications should be received by 9am on Wednesday 28 September 2022.  Interviews will be held in the following week.

Christ’s Hospital is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced disclosure application with the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service).  More details on the disclosure process can be found on www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

Christ’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Registered Charity No. 1120090.




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