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Head of MFL (French and Spanish)

Tes Schools RecruitmentLambeth

Head of MFL (French and Spanish).

Tes is currently supporting a friendly and supportive secondary academy, based in Lambeth. The school is looking to add a Head of MFL (French and Spanish) to their progressive and supportive MFL Department ideally starting in September 2021.

The role will include managing the delivery of MFL (French and Spanish) at KS3 and GCSE across year groups 7 to 11. You will lead your department to enhance provision and will get the chance to lead on exciting project work throughout the year. Project work may include revising schemes of work and ensuring the curriculum is engaging to all learners alongside projects that support student attainment, well-being and engagement within the wider school. However, as Head of Department you will have full autonomy to ensure your department meets targets and exceeds needs of our learners. You will lead by example, supporting and empowering your department’s teachers, staff and pupils to achieve to the best of their ability.

The Head of Department will also line manage the MFL department, supporting the SLT link and Headteacher to ensure the department achieve to its maximum potential.

“We are delighted that you are interested in the role of Head of MFL at the academy, here in the heart of Brixton. At the academy, we believe that education is transformational; that is why what we do matters and why we are always seeking to improve our practice. We are now seeking to recruit to the exciting post of Head of MFL to join our community here at our academy. The successful post holder will lead, develop, and manage the effective delivery of an outstanding curriculum, which enables the highest level of student progress and attainment. You will lead the professional community of MFL teachers and promote outstanding teaching and learning and a strong school culture within a nurturing and rigorous environment."

The school is offering:

• A super supportive and highly visible SLT team and Headteacher;

• on-going CPD with programmes of study such as NPQSL and MA in Educational Leadership

• progression support throughout the school and wider group

• support package for NQT’s/RQT’s including CPD and NQT mentorship;

• the chance to take on further responsibility such as Leadership roles in the future.

The school expects:

• A UK teaching qualification such as PGCE/PGDE, SCITT, BEd or MEd with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

• a relevant Geography Degree or a related subject

• experience delivering MFL (French and Spanish) up to GCSE level pushing and engaging learners to progress within the subject

• experience managing a department: specifically people and financial management

• a love and passion for education.

Please include REF: 1437982 in the email subject line.

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To learn more about this role please email tom.nutley@tes.com for an information pack that includes the school's name, role specifics (JD/PS) and context. Please include REF: 1437982 in the email subject line.

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