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Job details
Employer The Leigh UTC
Location Kent
Salary MPS/UPS + Fringe Allowance
Contract type Part Time
Contract term Permanent Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Posted
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts 1st September 2017

About the role:  The Leigh UTC and Inspiration Academy are seeking to appoint an experienced MFL Teacher with a German specialism for September 2017; a brand new role for the Academy to reflect the growth in student numbers as we widen our intake to Key Stage 3.  The Leigh UTC will be the first school within Leigh Academies Trust to offer German so it is essential that our successful Teacher is experienced, self-motivated and can demonstrate previous successes. Considering our sponsor companies are typically of German origin, our choice to offer German will hopefully prove to support our students in the long term with their career prospects. 

Our successful candidate will join us on a permanent basis and must be able to teach at Key Stages 3, 4 and 5.  We can offer the MFL teaching role on a part-time (2 days per week).  It is not essential that our successful has QTS but must have robust experience working in the education sector in a similar capacity.  Please consult the Job Description attached for a more detailed overview of the responsibilities and duties of the role - these are in line with the National Teaching Standards.

Recent Ofsted success!  The Leigh UTC was recently judged as Good with Outstanding Leadership in our first inspection since opening.  Our key successes and features that our successful candidate can be part of are as follows;
- The promotion of pupils’ personal development and welfare is outstanding
- Pupils, including the disadvantaged and those who have special educational needs and/or disabilities, catch up from previous underachievement and make strong and often rapid progress in a range of subjects and disciplines
- Application to learning is often exemplary
- The Leigh UTC makes a real difference for its pupils and surrounding area. Pupils become motivated to find and follow their passions. They leave well equipped to succeed in engineering and related technical and design careers and contribute to the economy.
- The Principal, with his leaders and staff team, model a high-quality working environment. This rubs off on pupils, who value the supportive ethos, work-like atmosphere.

About The Leigh UTC:  Having opened in September 2014 with state-of-the-art facilities, The Leigh UTC provides an exciting, innovative, business-led, problem-solving curriculum throughout Key Stage 4 and 5, enabling students to achieve relevant work-related qualifications and transferable skills for future training or employment. The project-based approach develops a deeper understanding of real issues and creates life-long real world learning in a 21st century engineering society.  The most unique feature of The Leigh UTC is its business ethos that are emphasised by our students' behaviours and supported by our sponsors.

About Inspiration Academy @ The Leigh UTC: The mission of the Inspiration Academy is to develop curious, academically-skilled young people from Year 7 to 9 (Key Stage 3) who aspire to be principled, compassionate learners.  Through a rigorous, broad and balanced personalised learning programme, with a focus on science, technology, engineering and maths, the Inspiration Academy will afford its students the experiences, skills and values that will prepare them not only for examination courses within The Leigh UTC, but also for career pathways and global competition in the 21st century.  Our curriculum strives to create students who are self-motivated, competent, willing to take risks and lifelong learners.

Being part of the Leigh Academies Trust:  Being part of a successful multi-academy trust allows the academy to share best practice and collaborate with colleagues from a number of other academies in the local area.  As part of the 'cluster' structure all of our academies are grouped together in key geographical area to enable them to be able to support each other and share resources.  It also offers staff better access to career opportunities as the Trust is committed to developing and promoting from within wherever possible.  We also want the Trust to be an organisation where people can enjoy teaching and become the type of teacher they aspire to be.  For more information on working for the Trust please visit our careers pages.

Diversity at our core:  As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals we all bring something unique to the role regardless of age, gender, race, beliefs or disabilities which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise.

The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.  Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.

About the employer

The Leigh UTC opened in 2014 and is part of Leigh Academies Trust.  Sponsors include University of Greenwich, Bluewater, Eurostar and Kenard Engineering.  The Leigh UTC provides an exciting, innovative, business-led, problem-solving curricu...

Information about The Leigh UTC
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status State - University Technical College (UTC)
Gender Mixed
Age range 14 - 19 years
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Locations and contacts

The Bridge Development
Brunel Way
Dartford
Kent
DA1 5TF
United Kingdom