Lead Spanish Teacher, Wandsworth

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Bolingbroke AcademyWandsworth

Date posted:
Start date: April or September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GBP £31,242 - £51,913 per year ((UPS dependent on experience) TLR 2A £2,796)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Lead Spanish Teacher

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dedicated teacher to develop their career within our passionate and ever courageous community

We are a courageous, compassionate community - empowering excellence. We are a value lead organisation, being bold within every aspect of our lives at school.  

We want all staff to thrive and demonstrate leadership and determination when leading our students and pupils within our rich and diverse community. We opened in 2012 with the vision to create a centre of excellence in the community.

We empower our teams by valuing personal and team development. This is through weekly CPD sessions, frequent line management meetings and allowing staff to develop their own ideas and projects. Our staff’s wellbeing is key to creating a friendly supportive community within the school. Guided by our internal wellbeing committee we have a wide range of initiatives designed to improve the motivation and lives of our staff.  This is supported by the Ark rewards scheme offering reduced 

This role at the centre of our school and within a successful and dynamic MFL department. This is an opportunity to show what non-selective education can achieve for all pupils and students in our community.

Reports to:      Head of MFL 

Start date:     September 2020

Salary:             Ark MPS (£31,242 –£42,520) 

                                    TLR 2A £2,796

Closing Date:    Tuesday 7th April 11.00am



Key Responsibilities

Leadership and Management

• Be an outstanding teacher, able to motivate and challenge learners of all abilities across Key Stages 3-5.

• Have experience leading the curriculum including line managing other staff.

• The ability to lead others and inspire by in of the curriculum. 

Strategic Activities 

• To establish, develop and lead the Academy’s Spanish provision at Key Stage 3-5. 

• Develop plans and processes for the classroom with measurable results. Interpret and develop results to make improvements in pupil achievement.  

• To review and evaluate current exam boards against Ark standard creating strategic action plans.

Teaching and learning

• Exude a passion for language which is evident in their day to day classroom practice.

• To design an engaging and challenging curriculum that inspires pupils to appreciate the subject and its application and which meets the needs of the pupils. 

• To deliver outstanding teaching and learning of Spanish, thereby helping pupils achieve excellent academic results. 

• Have a proven track record of success and raising pupil attainment in Spanish.

School ethos and culture

• Be committed to Bolingbroke Academy’s ethos of high expectations.

• Demonstrate high levels of ambition and optimism regarding what the Academy and its pupils can achieve.

• Provide a nurturing classroom and academy environment that helps students to develop as learners.

• Enrich the curriculum with trips and visits to enhance the learning experience of all pupils.

Personal specification 

• Have a passion to learn and develop your practice through regular CPD and feedback.

• The ability to question and challenge the status quo and find new and progressive solutions to existing systems. 

• Have strong experience teaching and achieving great results at Key Stage 5.

• The ability to work in a way that promotes the safety and wellbeing of students and pupils.

More about Bolingbroke Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Wakehurst Road, Battersea, London, SW11 6BF, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 7924 8200
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Bolingbroke Academy is a new 11-18 academy in Wandsworth, opening with its first cohort of year 7 pupils in 2012 and set to grow year on year.

Bolingbroke Academy was founded after a campaign for a non-selective local school by Battersea parents and ...