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Assistant Principal - MFL

Witchford Village CollegeCambridgeshire

Salary: Leadership Scale

Required from May 2021

An exciting career development opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Principal of MFL.  This role would suit a dynamic and energetic individual who is looking to develop in their career.  It may be of particular interest for someone who is looking for fast track career progression and has the potential to be an outstanding leader.

The successful candidate will have a strong academic background and a passion for languages. We are looking to appoint an inspiring practitioner who will build upon the success of the MFL Department and lead and develop an innovative curriculum that allows our students to achieve their best possible outcomes.

The Eastern Learning Alliance is a small, successful Trust who is highly supportive of MFL and keen to develop the department at Witchford.  There are plenty of opportunities to develop the department in the direction that you choose and you will be extremely well supported by Trust staff in your leadership role.

The college strongly believes continuing professional development is at the heart of excellent teaching and high standards and has an outstanding programme open to all members of staff, offering tailored CPD to staff at all stages of their careers.

During our expansion we will always be keen to hear from outstanding practitioners, at all levels of experience, who are interested in joining our team. The exact nature of the responsibility will be discussed at interview and is intended to build on the successful candidate’s strengths and areas of interest.

The successful candidate will be:

o exemplary and inspiring in their teaching and be able to lead colleagues to do likewise;

o highly organised, motivational and flexible;

o an inclusive individual, with high expectations of all students, who is committed to all pupils reaching their full potential;

o reflective in classroom and leadership practice;

o dedicated to raising standards and working in partnership with others;

o have high expectations of themselves and others;

o be a good communicator with excellent interpersonal skills;

o have excellent subject knowledge;

o be flexible and a good team player.

Closing Date: 31st January 2021

Application forms can be found at

Queries and completed application forms can be sent directly to Kylie Major – HR Officer

Witchford Village College uses safe recruitment procedures to ensure the welfare of children. All applicants are required to complete a DBS check. All shortlisted applicants should expect to be called for interview no more than 5 working days after the closing date. If you have not heard from us by then you can expect that your application to be unsuccessful.

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