Head of MFL, Ealing

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Ealing Fields High SchoolEaling

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Ealing Fields High School, Wyke Gardens, Ealing W7 2BB is seeking to appoint a Head of MFL. 

In the current situation we are not able to hold in-school interviews.  We continue to welcome applications to this role, and in the first instance will arrange a phone conversation and skype interview.  If you’re interested in the role please email your application form and covering letter, and we will be in touch - we look forward to hearing from you!

We are looking for a Head of MFL (Spanish specialist) in a school which offers excellent opportunities for professional development.  As a new school within a highly aspirational and academically successful multi-academy Trust, Ealing Fields High School offers comprehensive CPD, exciting development opportunities and good promotion prospects for its teachers.  The school, now in its fourth year, is currently based in temporary accommodation and moves to its brand new permanent site in Northfields, Ealing, in September 2020.  Ealing Fields is a school with a distinctive ethos where relations between staff and students are extremely positive and it is easy for every member of the community to know each other.  

This is an exciting role for an innovative teacher who is ready to take on departmental leadership as we prepare our students for GCSE and beyond (the school’s first GCSEs will be in 2021).  As the Head of MFL you will be responsible for building the department in terms of curriculum planning and progress monitoring within the framework of the existing Trust curriculum model.  You will ensure that the quality of teaching and learning in the department is consistently high and will contribute to the development of a culture of sharing good practice.  Additionally, you will be responsible for the delivery of a rich wider learning offer in MFL.

The Trust is particularly committed to achieving high standards in the teaching of Modern Foreign Languages, and achieves outstanding outcomes and a very high entry rate in this subject area.  

To discuss the role further please contact the Headteacher, Mark Bedford, at mbedford@ealingfields.org.uk 

We offer: 

  • Exceptional professional development and career progression
  • Positive working relationships at all levels
  • A supportive Leadership Team
  • Opportunity to gain experience within four different Trust schools with a common commitment to professional collaboration


How to apply

Please visit the Vacancies page of the Twyford Trust website to download the job description and an application form: http://www.twyfordacademies.org.uk/recruitment/vacancies  

Applications must be submitted to HR/Recruitment at Twyford School by the closing date and time above.  They can be posted to Twyford Church of England Academies Trust, c/o Twyford Church of England School, Twyford Crescent, Acton, London W3 9PP or emailed to recruitment@twyfordacademies.org.uk Please do not submit applications  by fax.

Closing date: 12 noon on Wednesday 1st April 2020

Interview date: Tbc

The Twyford Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undergo the child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an enhanced disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) and references from previous employers.  For more information about the DBS please see https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check  The post-holder will also be expected to read and  adhere to the Trust’s Child Protection Policy, and any other Safeguarding documents stated within this.



More about Ealing Fields High School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Wyke Gardens, Hanwell, London, W7 2BB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 203 711 0022
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