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Head of MFL

Tes Schools RecruitmentBarnsley

Tes are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational Head of MFL on a full-time permanent basis from January 2021. 

If you an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher of MFL looking for a new challenge in an Outstanding Trust? Then this could be the role for you!

We are seeking a Head of MFL with the drive and vision to deliver excellence in MFL in a school where success in Languages is a clear focus. You will ensure effective teaching and learning is in place in MFL to ensure outstanding outcomes for students and increased numbers studying MFL at GCSE.

The school is one of 22 Secondary Academies in an establish family of schools. Being part of the Trust means that all staff have access to excellent opportunities for professional development at all levels, with scope to build a career across a range of schools. In MFL there is a dedicated team of Directors who provide subject specific CPD and in school support to ensure that quality teaching and learning leads to outstanding outcomes for all students.

The MFL Department currently offers French in Years 7 & 8 and French & German to GCSE. We are looking at the possibility of introducing Spanish in the near future. Therefore, successful applicants will offer French as a main language and knowledge of another language is desirable to GCSE. The department will have 4 members of MFL staff from January. 

The successful candidate will be an inspiring leader who has high aspirations for both staff and students, who is committed, and passionate about language learning. Leadership experience is not essential, but applicants must be able to demonstrate the skills required to lead a department.

This is an exciting opportunity to manage the delivery of MFL  across KS3 and GCSE, supporting your fellow faculty members, SLT team and the Head Teacher to enhance attainment, progress and engagement to deliver fantastic results. You will support the whole school effort to improve pupil outcomes across your subject and will inspire learners to advance onto FE/HE Education within your specialist field. You’ll will bring fresh ideas to the table and will contribute to driving improvement across the your Department and the wider school, collaboratively working with the SLT team, key stakeholders and the Head Teacher to share and evaluate best practice.

The school can offer a teachers and leaders fantastic support packages which includes:

  • A super supportive and highly visible SLT team and Head Teacher
  • On-going CPD with programmes of study such as NPQML. NPQSL and Masters Programmes in Education Leadership
  • Progression support throughout the school and wider trust

Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity and 'Quick Apply' below! For more information, please contact  REF KR 1377863