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Head of Modern Foreign Languages

Head of Modern Foreign Languages

Wyvern Academy

Darlington, Co. Durham

  • Expired
Main Pay Range - Upper Pay Range plus TLR1c £7699
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
September 2018
Apply by:
19 February 2018

Job overview

Head of Modern Foreign Languages - Full-time / Permanent

The Wyvern Academy are looking to appoint a dynamic, engaging and reflective practitioner to join their MFL Department as Subject Leader.

We would welcome applications from individuals who can rise to the challenge and can demonstrate impact and improvements.  With current changes we need someone who can lead the department confidently, whilst driving improvements in Teaching & Learning.  The ability to teach Spanish to GCSE standard, would be an advantage.

Candidates who have the motivation to work with a vibrant team and the passion to work with children in a supportive and rapidly evolving environment are encouraged to apply.  For the right candidate there will be the opportunity for whole school leadership responsibility.

To discuss the post further please contact Mr Paul McAdam, Assistant Headteacher on the main school number of 01325-351377 or by email at  Visits to the school are welcomed and can also be arranged by contacting Mr McAdam.

Closing Date:  Monday 19 February 2018 at 12.00 noon.

We are passionate about safeguarding the welfare of our pupils and maximising their life chances.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Criminal Records Check for working with children.

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About Wyvern Academy

  • Wyvern Academy
  • Eggleston View, Darlington
  • County Durham
  • DL3 9SH
  • United Kingdom
+44 1325 351377

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Wyvern Academy is a coeducational secondary school with academy status, located in the Branksome area of Darlington, County Durham, England. 

As a Consilium Academy, Wyvern Academy is built on the values of the Consilium charter. The purpose of the charter is to ensure our mission and values translate into practice within our Academies, ensuring that every student benefits from our distinctively inclusive ethos.

At Wyvern Academy, we believe in:

Partnerships – Collaboration is the key to success. We work together to deliver on the promise set out in our mission statement.

Opportunity – Our aim of “Enriching Lives, Inspiring Ambitions” applies to all members of our Trust community, with our inclusive approach delivering a breadth of opportunities to give each individual the chance to fulfil their potential and prosper.

Integrity – Through our student-centred approach, advantage and ability are never seen as a ticket to involvement. We believe in every child’s right to high-quality education and access to amazing opportunities – irrespective of their individual circumstances. Integrity at Consilium means always putting students at the heart of everything we do.

Equity – We are truly inclusive, believing passionately that every student should be given the skills and support needed for them to meet their full potential. We are aspirational for all of our students, and we will ensure every student has the opportunities they need to achieve the highest of ambitions.

Excellence – We don’t settle for second-best, our standards are always high and we support everyone across the Trust to achieve them.

People-Centred – We genuinely want the best for each member of Consilium, that’s why everyone is treated with the highest level of respect. Our inclusive culture inspires us to be bold and engenders trust. It brings us together in ways that help us make a difference

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