Head of Spanish - Thomas Telford School

Area: Modern Foreign Languages (Teaching)
Management Level: Head of Subject
Closing date for applications: N/A

Position Description


Thomas Telford School, Shropshire


Head of Spanish

Required January 2024

Salary negotiable


Thomas Telford School has always been at the forefront of educational developments nationally, by pioneering radical ways of organising and delivering education since its opening in 1991. We have been consistently graded as ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted and are always among the top performing schools in England.

The Modern Languages Department at Thomas Telford School is a thriving Department; all students take either French or Spanish GCSE, as part of the core curriculum in KS4. French and Spanish are also taught to A Level as part of the Sixth Form provision. Candidates with experience of teaching GCSE and A Level Spanish are particularly encouraged to apply.

Staff at Thomas Telford School are afforded highly desirable working conditions such as:

  • One day per week for planning, preparation and marking
  • State of the art classroom and IT facilities
  • Free use of the onsite Fitness Centre and Swimming Pool
  • Opportunities to work collaboratively with our family of schools (Walsall, Sandwell and Madeley Academies and Thomas Telford UTC) with considerable potential for career progression
  • An environment where students are always positive, have a love of learning and behaviour is exemplary based on an understanding of mutual respect between staff and students
  • 10 Professional Development days
  • Generous performance related pay achieved by almost every employee of the School annually
  • Extensive opportunities to become involved in Sport, Performing Arts and other recreational activities available to students

This is an exciting opportunity to join a forward thinking and high performing organisation.  Thomas Telford School is proud to have a happy and supportive working environment where employees are truly valued.

Application forms and further details about the post can be downloaded from www.ttsonline.net under ’Latest Vacancies’ on the School website. Please send your application form to The Headmaster, Sir Kevin Satchwell, Thomas Telford School, Old Park Telford TF3 4NW or by email to hr@ttsonline.net.


Closing date: Apply immediately


The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All successful candidates will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring (DBS) Check, two employment references and relevant right to work in the UK checks.