Curriculum Leader for Modern Foreign Languages (Spanish), Sandwell

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Sandwell AcademySandwell
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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS equivalent plus TLR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Sandwell Academy is one of the top performing schools in the Sandwell region. The Academy is annually over-subscribed and a hugely popular destination for students. We have been ranked Outstanding by Ofsted three times in a row due to the dedication and team spirit of all members for the Academy and the culture of celebrating success.

Due to continued growth we are now seeking a Curriculum Leader for Modern Foreign Languages (Spanish) to join our team from January 2020. We are looking to appoint a highly qualified teacher of Spanish with experience of managing staff. The ideal candidate should be able to teach to Key Stage 5. 

This is an exciting opportunity for ambitious and hardworking professional to develop their career with outstanding professional support within a dynamic team of staff. This post would suit an experienced middle leader who is looking to develop to Senior Leader level in the near future.  

The Department

The MFL department is a popular department in the school, with the majority of students currently studying Spanish at GCSE and a growing number of students choosing the subject in the Sixth Form.  There are six members of staff in the department including Foreign Language Support Assistants. 

Salary & Benefits

  • Salaries are competitive and above national pay scales. Successful candidates are also eligible for performance related pay linked to Academy policy in addition to their salary. 
  • You will enjoy working in state of the art facilities, with a calm positive and respectful environment. 
  • You will be given 80% teaching commitment, allowing you time to develop excellent lessons. Up to 10 days per year are also allocated for professional development.
  • We also offer a cycle to work scheme, shopping discounts and use of a state of the art fitness suite. 

If you are keen to work in a successful and growing academy, which encourages staff to aim high in their own careers, this could be a great opportunity for you. 

Visits to the academy are warmly welcomed and encouraged, please contact Paul Hunt at Hays Education to arrange this.

For more information, and to request an application pack including job description and person specification, please contact Paul Hunt at Hays Education on

T: 0121 236 4476

M: 07921583731


Closing date: 9am Monday 21st October

* We reserve the right to close this vacancy sooner if necessary. Candidates are encouraged to return their application as soon as possible.

Sandwell Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children so you will need to take an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. We are committed to promoting Equal Opportunities and therefore only applications submitted on the Academy’s application form will be considered.

More about Sandwell Academy
Address: Halfords Lane, West Bromwich, West Midlands, B71 4LG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 121 525 1700