KS3 MFL Coordinator, Ealing

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Ada Lovelace Church of England High schoolEaling

Date posted:
Start date: 28th August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Professional Grade (MPS/UPS) and TLR 2a (£2,721)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Ada Lovelace Church of England High School

Based at William Perkin Church of England High School, Greenford, Middlesex UB6 8PR is seeking to appoint a

Ada Lovelace Church of England High School is a new 6FE local comprehensive school for pupils aged 11-18.  The school opened in September 2018 and currently has a smaller intake (of 125 Year 7 students) for its first two years whilst co-located at William Perkin CE High School in Greenford.  This figure increases to 196 students per year group when the school moves to its permanent site in Ealing, and the school will have 1,330 students when full.  William Perkin, an Ofsted Outstanding school, is one of four Twyford Trust schools, and the new post-holder will be joining us at a time of growth; the organisation therefore offers exciting development opportunities and good promotion prospects for motivated and energetic teachers who support the ethos of the Trust.  

The position of KS3 MFL Coordinator is an exciting opportunity for an innovative teacher and curriculum planner who is looking to take on a role within departmental leadership.  The successful candidate will have responsibility for leading the department in terms of curriculum planning and progress monitoring for KS3 students, and will work closely with our established and experienced MFL team at William Perkin to ensure that a comprehensive wider learning offer is in place for KS3 students.  The successful candidate will ideally be a teacher of German and French.

As language specialism schools, Ada Lovelace and William Perkin place languages as central to their curriculum.  All students have languages every day and languages is compulsory at GCSE which means that the students make excellent progress.  The new post-holder will be supported by a successful team – William Perkin’s first set of GCSE this year were outstanding, the school as a whole came 8th in the country for Progress 8, and the language department was no exception, coming comfortably in the top 5% of similar schools nationally (Fisher Family Trust data).  Out of 174 entries with a mixed ability cohort, 40% of our students achieved Grade 7 and above; 65% achieved grade 5 and above and 78% achieved grade 4 and above – well above national averages. 

You are warmly invited to visit us - if you would like to do this please contact the Head of Languages at William Perkin, Emily Lewis, at elewis@williamperkin.org.uk 

For more information about the schools please visit the Twyford Trust, Ada Lovelace and William Perkin websites.  For more information about the role please see the Job Description on the Twyford Trust website at:  http://www.twyfordacademies.org.uk/recruitment/vacancies 

The successful candidate will have:

  • A good degree and QTS 
  • Ability to teach 2 languages to KS4 and at least one language (German or French) to A Level
  • Proven record of outstanding results
  • Outstanding skills as a classroom teacher and as a tutor
  • An excellent record of developmental work in current role
  • Some experience of managing or implementing pastoral systems and initiatives
  • Some experience of managing others / managing change
  • Ability to be reflective and driven towards self-improvement
  • Energy and enthusiasm
  • A commitment to the ethos of the school 

We offer: 

  • Exceptional professional development and career progression
  • Positive working relationships at all levels
  • A supportive and lively Leadership Team

How to apply

Please visit the Vacancies page of the Twyford Trust website http://www.twyfordacademies.org.uk/recruitment/vacancies  for more information about how to apply, and to download a Job description, Application Form and Letter to Applicants.

Applications must be submitted to HR/Recruitment at Twyford School by the closing date and time above.  They can be posted to Twyford Church of England Academies Trust, c/o Twyford Church of England School, Twyford Crescent, Acton, London W3 9PP or emailed to recruitment@twyfordacademies.org.uk 

Closing date: 12pm, Wednesday 23 January 2019

Interview date: Wednesday 30 January 2019

The Twyford Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undergo the child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an enhanced disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) and references from previous employers.  For more information about the DBS please see https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check 

You will also be expected to sign and adhere to the school’s SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE and SAFE WORKING PRACTICE AGREEMENT which is available as a download on the school website Vacancies page.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Oldfield Lane North, Greenford, London, UB6 8PR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2088328950