Director of MFL - Spanish, Wakefield

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Delta Academies TrustWakefield

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership range grades 7 –11 (£47,707 to £52,643)
Contract term: Permanent

Delta Academies Trust are looking to appoint a Director of Modern Foreign Languages (Spanish) to join us in September 2020, or earlier if possible.

Salary: Leadership range grades 7 –11 (£47,707 to £52,643)

Hours: Full Time/ Permanent

As the Director of MFL (Spanish) you will be part of a team of lead professionals taking responsibility for the quality of individual MFL provision, curriculum teaching and assessment. You will be jointly accountable for MFL performance improvement, attainment and progress in your discreet subject area of Spanish. You will work across the Trust Academies, with a target group of assigned Academies in the Doncaster area where you will work closely with the Senior Leadership and Subject Leadership Teams to accelerate improvement and raise standards. You will plan and teach high quality lessons, deliver intervention programmes and challenge and support subject teams to achieve stretching targets for outcomes. You will analyse performance data to ensure that students are appropriately targeted for support and work across the Trust to ensure consistency of subject quality and delivery throughout the network of Academies.

Delta Academies Trust are looking to build an elite team of exceptional leaders, teachers, and support staff to transform education in the North of England, in line with our vision of ‘changing lives’.  Our vision is to transform education across the North of England and level up the playing field for those children who live in disadvantaged circumstances.  Our high expectations of students has created a culture and climate conducive to learning and as a result, the 2017, 2018 and 2019 results have seen a very rapid rise.  The support from school leaders allows for innovative practitioners to practice their craft.  

We are committed to investing in staff of all levels and we will ensure you have access to high quality professional development through a formal CPD programme.  As part of career development, we will give you the opportunity to work with a wide range of senior leaders, as well as to undertake formal NPQs etc.

This is an exciting time in our development as we continue to work hard to drive improvement in our academies.  Through strong and purposeful leadership and high quality teaching and learning, we are confident that we can have a positive impact upon the lives of young people, ensuring that all students achieve their potential, realise their aspirations; and are well prepared for the next stage of their lives.

If you share our vision and passion for young people, are passionate about raising educational attainment and standards, and helping young people reach their full potential, you can make the difference at Delta Academies Trust.

For more information and to apply for this position please visit our website at

If you would like a conversation about this post then please call Anna Rooney, Principal, on 07583 098168.

Closing Date: Monday 24 February 2020 at 12 noon

Interview Date: w/c 24 February 2020

Delta Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate and checks of the relevant barred list / prohibition lists.


Delta Academies Trust are holding a recruitment event at Don Valley Academy, Doncaster, DN5 9DD on Tuesday 17 March 2020 from 4pm until 7pm.  There will be a presentation by our CEO, Paul Tarn, at 6pm.

Come along and meet members of staff from our academies and also our Delta Core Team for an informal discussion about how Delta Academies Trust could be the next step in your career.  There will be opportunities to discuss a variety of roles, including secondary teaching, primary teaching, support staff positions and leadership.

You can turn up on the evening or, to register your interest, contact us:

E: or T: 0345 196 0095

More about Delta Academies Trust
Type: English Secondary Schools
Address: Education House, Spawd Bone Lane, Knottingley, West Yorkshire, WF11 0EP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 345 1960033
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