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Head of Faculty for Humanities and MFL

King Edward VI AcademyLincolnshire

King Edward VI Academy is now recruiting for a Full Time Head of Faculty for Humanities and MFL. This role could be your next career opportunity.

If you are ambitious, inspirational, creative, open-minded and want to be part of our success then we want to hear from you.

We are driven to provide our young people with access to a world-class education and enrichment experiences. Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn and lead.  From the classroom, to cultural visits, sports, music and arts and engaging with our local communities, the rich and varied experiences we create help fuel ambition and unlock potential. The education and experiences we offer equips our young people with the leadership skills, team spirit, resilience and confidence to become outstanding citizens.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Develop a comprehensive curriculum offer within the faculty which meets the needs of all students and the strategic development of the academy including cross curricular and competency learning

To play a key role in the exploration of all accreditation opportunities including international dimensions

To plan and regularly review the organisation of learning

To plan student groups and to lead the development of schemes of work and teaching and learning strategies that meet the needs of all learners in line with the curriculum requirements

To lead the collaborative development of good practice and successful innovation across the academy and with external partners


Responsibility for target setting, tracking , monitoring student progress and achievement within the faculty

Ensure effective assessment for learning, consistent recording and reporting of student progress and the effective use of assessment data

Monitor progress and standards of attainment through analysis of performance data in line with the academy’s assessment cycle

Responsibility for identifying students at risk of underachieving and in need of additional support

Develop and implement effective intervention strategies where required at subject, group or individual student level

Teaching and Learning

Ensure appropriate, challenging and differentiated programmes of study and schemes of work are in place for all subject areas within the faculty to meet student needs

Ensure the principles of personalised learning underpin all developments within the faculty

Support and promote the academy’s Continuing Professional Development (CPD) policy

Secure and sustain effective teaching through structured monitoring and evaluation of all aspects of teaching and learning. Active participation in the academy’s monitoring evaluation and review cycle through lesson observations, feedback to teaching staff, work sampling, student interviews and written reports to the vice principal (curriculum development) as necessary

Lead the development of a stimulating learning environment that promotes the identity of the faculty and celebrates achievement

Promote and ensure good behaviour for learning and positive attitudes to learning both inside and outside the classroom

Support and coach staff in the development of effective classroom practice

Salary & Benefits

Access to Teachers’ Pension Scheme

CPD including Senior Leader and Knowledge Development Courses

Regional networks of Trust colleagues and access to key leaders in Education

Commitment to employee Health and Wellbeing including dedicated Employee Assistance Programme

Rewards and Recognition Scheme

Cycle to Work Scheme

 About The David Ross Education Trust

The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) mission is to give every child attending one of our schools a world-class education.

Broadening the horizons of young people by inspiring students to become their confident, academic best via an education that creates academically gifted, confident, well-rounded young people in the classroom, in the workplace and in their communities. 

Whatever your role you will contribute towards creating a rich and exciting learning environment that also offers our students an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment.

Our aim is to be the country’s top-performing multi-academy trust in the country.  Recognised as a nationwide system leader, the Trust runs 34 schools across the country, ranging from small rural primaries to much larger secondary schools in urban areas, our first All Through school and a special school which caters for pupils aged 2-19 who have a diverse range of special educational needs.

We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

Apply now

To complete our on-line application form, please visit our website. Please note we do not accept CVs without a completed application form.

An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

The David Ross Education Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.

It is our objective to ensure that job applicants and staff are treated solely on the basis of their merits, abilities and potential. We do not discriminate against any applicants on the basis of any protected characteristics.

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