Subject Leader of Modern Foreign Languages (French and Spanish), Morpeth, Northumberland

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The King Edward VI SchoolMorpeth, Northumberland

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 2.3 £6,646
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Part of The Three Rivers Learning Trust Ltd

(13-19 High School, CEO/ Headteacher: Mr Simon Taylor)

“Teachers are highly skilled and enthusiastic; they are relentless in their drive to help students to achieve their very best” (OfSTED Report 2014)

Subject Leader of Modern Foreign Languages (French and Spanish): (MPS/UPS + TLR 2.3 £6,646, full time but 0.8FTE would be considered) 

An enthusiastic and well qualified teacher is required from September 2019 to lead a highly successful department. This is a key role to further develop excellent teaching, learning and assessment practices and to raise attainment and progress at all key stages. The successful applicant will be able to teach French and Spanish up to Key Stage 4 and ability to teach at least one of these languages up to Key Stage 5. This role will provide significant professional development, academic challenge and the opportunity to work within a vibrant learning community.  

The King Edward VI School based in Morpeth, is approximately 15 minutes north of Newcastle upon Tyne. We provide education for over 1400 students from Years 9-13, with a thriving Sixth Form of around 450 students. As one of the top ranking schools in the North East of England for academic achievement, we pride ourselves on being a fully inclusive and truly comprehensive school.

As an outstanding school (OfSTED 2014), we are actively engaged in supporting the work of other schools, and this role will contribute to our outward facing work. Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for the successful candidate.

Please visit the school’s website for further details about this post and to download a recruitment pack ( )

Closing date:  12 noon on Wednesday 24 April 2019

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More about The King Edward VI School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: Cottingwood Lane, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 1DN, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1670 515 415
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The King Edward VI School is a co-educational academy school based in Northumberland for students aged 13-18. 

The school is part of the Three Rivers Learning Trust. In terms of sports facilities, it has a six-lane synthetic floodlit running tra...