Saltus Grammar School invites applications for the post of Head of Modern Foreign Languages (Spanish and French) to commence September 1, 2017.
The successful candidate will provide leadership, innovation and direction to the Modern Foreign Languages Department, which encompasses French and Spanish curriculum. The Head of Modern Foreign Languages will lead the Department to inspire a passion for learning and independent thinking through a commitment to academic excellence, personal integrity and service to others.
The successful candidate for this post:
Must have a minimum of five years teaching experience.
Must be a qualified graduate, experienced teacher and have proven success in the delivery of their subject(s) in a differentiated classroom at all levels of the Primary and Secondary Department.
Must be able to teach Spanish to Key Stage 2, 3, 4, 5 and (I) GCSE, A/AS Level or Advanced Placement curriculum.
Must be able to teach French to at least (I) GCSE level.
Previous experience as a Head of Modern Foreign Languages would be an advantage.
Must be able to provide strategic direction and development for the department both at the Primary and Secondary levels.
Must have a proven ability in the use of information technology in the delivery of the curriculum.
Must be able to use an online grading system and be willing to create and update schemes of work and resources.
Must be licensed by or qualified to be licensed by the Bermuda Educators Council. Should an overseas candidate be appointed, this will be organized.
Must have a commitment to the principles of independent education and be willing to contribute to extracurricular activities in the broader life of the School.
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, teachers and the wider community to provide support, motivation and guidance to subject teachers and support staff.
Must be committed to academic excellence and strive for positive relations with all students, parents and colleagues alike.
Must be willing to provide cover for absences and/or advisory.
Must be highly organized and able to thrive in a busy environment.
All applicants must provide a resume along with the following information: title of the post applied for, full name, date of birth, national status, full details of secondary and higher education and other qualifications with dates, full details of teaching and other experience (indicating schools, responsibilities and dates), and also the names, addresses and telephone numbers of two persons who are willing to provide confidential professional references, one of whom should be your current employer.
Candidates are requested to e-mail a letter of application and resume/curriculum vitae to the Human Resources Department at:
Saltus Grammar School is a high achieving, co-educational day school educating students between the ages of 4 and 18. The school is a leading independent school in Bermuda and enjoys an excellent reputation in the local and international community. The school has a Primary Department, which embraces the Foundation Year, the Lower Primary and the Upper Primary years, and the Secondary Department w...hich includes the Saltus Graduate Years. The school’s international curriculum blends the best of both UK and North American traditions. In addition to academic excellence, particular emphasis is placed on the all-round development of students, and sport, music and drama are key aspects of school life.