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Head of MFL

Ark Soane AcademyEaling

Head of Modern Foreign Languages

Location: Acton, London — a five minute walk from Acton Town tube station

Start: September 2021

Opportunity for an exceptional teacher to be a founding middle leader, shaping a brand new Ark secondary school in Ealing

Ark Soane Academy is a new secondary school in Acton opening in September 2020 to year 7 initially and growing each year. Our aim is to transform children’s lives through an excellent education. Our teachers will be supported to uphold the very highest standards of behaviour through centralised systems, and to teach exceptional lessons through shared planning.

We are recruiting a founding team of exceptional staff to achieve our vision and work together to create a genuinely outstanding school. The new founding lead teacher of MFL will shape the provision in that area and will recruit and develop an exceptional team of linguists.

Middle leadership experience will not be a determining factor. The successful candidate will grow with our school: we will develop you, providing one-to-one support, coaching and access to extensive network training. You will also have the opportunity to collaborate on, and lead, network-wide projects.

The ideal candidate will

·         Have a strong academic background, with good A Levels or equivalent, and a good degree

·         Combine subject matter expertise with a passion for teaching languages.

·         Have the commitment, skills and character required to build a successful department

·         Share the Ark Soane vision and be aligned with the six pillars underpinning it

·         Value and support practices driving continued progress across the network of Ark schools

To apply please go to Please submit your application by 24th February 2021. For further information, a confidential discussion or any technical queries please contact Peter Haylock, the Executive Principal, at

Closing Date:               24th February

Interviews:                   To be confirmed

Salary:                             Competitive

Contract:                        Full time hours, permanent contract

We value diversity and are committed to safeguarding and promoting child welfare. The successful candidate will be subject to DBS and any other relevant employment checks.

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