Head of French, Medway

Closing date:

Greenacre AcademyMedway
Date posted:
Start date: 01072019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR / UPR + TLR and Recruitment Allowance
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of French - Required to start July 2019


+ TLR (negotiable)

+ £2,500 Recruitment Allowance


Greenacre Academy and Walderslade Girls’ School are part of the Skills for Life Trust, also encompassing three primary schools.  Both are single sex secondary schools who share a large, successful joint sixth form. There is a strong community spirit across both schools with and an ethos of inclusion, supporting learners of all abilities.  

Amongst the many benefits of working within the Trust you will receive;

• Free Private Healthcare Cover

• Free counselling service

• Secure car parking

• Timetabled and purposeful CPD 

• Laptop and technical support

• Personal development and promotion opportunities across the Trust

• Trust wide focus on staff wellbeing

• Marking policy that focusses on progress, not unnecessary teacher feedback

• A supportive environment

• Staff Fitness Classes

Both are well established, successful secondary academies in Medway that will enable you to work alongside strong and motivated teams, who are committed to ensuring that our pupils make outstanding progress.  

We are looking for a skilled MFL specialist eager to help students explore the subject further through creative and inspiring teaching. The ideal candidate would be able to teach Spanish to Key Stage 4 and French to Key Stage 3 or above. 

Our students have demonstrated consistently strong improvements over a sustained period and we are always keen to innovate to deliver the very best education for our pupils. 

Our recent OFSTED in May 2018 resulted in a continued GOOD rating and commented that, “Leaders set high expectations for behaviour and academic progress. As a result, the school is a calm and purposeful learning environment. The Headteacher successfully supports the well-being of staff.” 

The Skills for Life Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS Check) and the receipt of two satisfactory references.  

Use the link below to view the Greenacre Academy video on YouTube. 


To arrange a visit or for an informal chat over coffee with a senior member of staff, please contact Dan Wise on 01634 861596 or wised001@sflt.org.uk.  Alternatively, contact the Hr Department on 01634 8615493 x 332


More about Greenacre Academy
Address: 157 Walderslade Road, Walderslade, Chatham, Kent, ME5 0LP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1634 861593