Director of MFL, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Delta Academies TrustEast Riding of Yorkshire

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale 7 – 11 (£45,742 - £50,476) or Leadership Scale 3 – 7 (£41,367 - £45,742)
Contract term: Permanent

Do you have the ambition and determination to secure positive outcomes for our young people? Do you want to work in a forward-thinking and aspirational academy group that places learning at the heart of everything it does?

Delta Academies Trust is a learning institution where difference is recognised and understood, diversity is celebrated and encouraged, strengths are promoted and developed, and weaknesses are supported and overcome.

We are looking to appoint an inspirational Director of MFL who specialises in Spanish, to work within the Core Improvement Team of educational professionals deployed directly academies to support the raising of standards. Working closely within a team of Subject Directors, as well as with the senior leadership teams of each academy, you will provide challenge and support to ensure that academies secure rapid and sustainable improvement in your subject area.It is desirable for the successful candidate to have examiner experience knowledge and understanding of the Ofsted inspection process, and be able to take a strategic lead on a day-to-day basis to respond to the particular needs and context which may range from leading at a strategic level or running a department. Accreditation of AST / SLE status or similar AST / SLE work experience would be an advantage along with strong organisational and highly effective planning skills, applicants with experience of working at Senior Leadership level are encouraged to apply.

You will be an outstanding teacher, with a track record of excellent results and will have the potential to embed good practice and build capacity. We require a colleague who is committed to high standards of learning and student progress, who can help our students to reach their potential. 

As an Associate Director of MFL, you would be an existing Head of Department or Lead Teacher with the desire to develop leadership potential, working closely with a Director whilst maintaining close links with classroom practice.

For an informal discussion about this position, please call Elaine Gelder on 07931 693 019.

Closing Date: Monday 16 October 2017 at 12 Noon

Interviews to take place by arrangement

An application pack can be downloaded from or by contacting our recruitment team on 0345 196 0095 or email

The Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Job location

More about Delta Academies Trust
Address: Education House, Spawd Bone Lane, Knottingley, West Yorkshire, WF11 0EP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 345 1960033
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