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Head of MFL

Outwood Academy BrumbyNorth Lincolnshire

Are you an enthusiastic and dedicated Head of Department or teacher of MFL looking for a new challenge in an Outstanding Trust? Come and join our team at Outwood Academy Brumby!

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.

Outwood Academy Brumby is one of 23 Secondary Academies in Outwood Grange Academies Trust. 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 at Outwood Academy Brumby achieved great results (66% 5+ and 73% 4+ - progress +0.4) in 2019 and are set to continue this positive trend. We currently offer German in Years 7 & 8 (flexible to change) and French & German at GCSE. We also have a very keen group of students looking to start Spanish GCSE ab initio from September 2021. Therefore, we welcome applications from any languages specialism although Spanish to GCSE would be an advantage. The department will have 3 members of MFL staff from September 2021. We are looking for 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.

If you are interested, please apply now! We invite you to contact the Senior Director of MFL, Kirsty Thomas (, should you have any questions or require further details. A visit to the school is encouraged and can be arranged if required.

For more information and to apply online, please go to: > Careers.

Closing date: Midday on 14 May 2021.

Outwood Grange Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check.

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