Head of Modern Foreign Languages and Teacher of French, Wakefield

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The Rodillian AcademyWakefield

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS / UPS + TLR 1B
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Pay Scale: MPS / UPS + TLR 1B

Date required – September 2019 

Hours – Full time

At The Rodillian Academy we believe that all children should have the chance to learn a language and are committed to opening up opportunities to learn and speak French as well as visit France and experience French culture, taking our Year 7 students to the South of France each year. We seek an inspiring and ambitious Head of Modern Foreign Languages and Teacher of French to lead the next phase of our journey. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of excellence, an outstanding teaching ability, have the skills to motivate and engage students, have the ambition to build upon the already gained successes in our high achieving department and drive French forward within the school.

The Rodillian Academy is the flagship school of The Rodillian Multi Academy Trust. We are housed in a £27 million building which opened in 2008 with state of the art technologies across all departments. In figures published in January 2018, the Rodillian Academy was ranked with the highest Progress 8 score in Leeds. We have a reputation for high expectations for all, excellent staff/student relationships and a commitment to the personal and professional development of its staff. The Trust is recognised as one of the top performing Trusts in the country and is committed to providing private school opportunities in a modern comprehensive environment. We believe that traditional values of discipline and respect are sacrosanct. We do not tolerate bullying, defiance or rudeness to staff and this has made for a harmonious and safe learning environment for our young people, and a supportive environment for staff.  We are a happy and well run organisation and this is an extremely exciting time to join us. Also, as a growing Multi-Academy Trust, there are always opportunities for career development and progression for ambitious and committed colleagues.

Prospective candidates are welcome to visit the Academy. Please contact Rebecca Farthing, PA to Head of School on rfarthing@rodillianacademy.co.uk to arrange.

An application pack can be downloaded from the Trust website www.rodillianacademytrust.co.uk.

Closing date for completed applications: Monday 20 May 2019 at 12 noon. Interviews will take place later that week.

Applications must be returned to recruitment@rodillianacademy.co.uk

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More about The Rodillian Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Longthorpe Lane, Lofthouse, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF3 3PS, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1924 872 252
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