Teacher of MFL (German), Market Harbrough, Leicestershire

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The Robert Smyth AcademyMarket Harbrough, Leicestershire
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Scale (M1 to M6)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Our staff are our most valued asset. As part of the Tudor Grange Trust, all of our staff have access to a wealth of support provided by outstanding practitioners.

The Role

An outstanding teacher of MFL (German) is required ideally for a September 2018 start, however we will consider January 2019 for the right person, to join a committed and hard-working department. 

The Faculty

We are a supportive team who fully believe in languages as an essential part of the curriculum and currently offer French, German and Spanish at KS3, 4 and 5. We follow the AQA board for both GCSE and A level.

We are committed to the development of language learning and raising attainment at all key stages. We encourage our students to aim high, and we are looking for an individual who is able to motivate and inspire students, maintain good classroom discipline and play an active role in the development of the teaching and learning within the faculty. We enjoy well-equipped rooms with touch screen TVs and have our own MFL computer suite. 

Our GCSE results in MFL have been strong and improving in 2017:

86%  A* to C in French 

73.3% A* to C in German

70%  A* to C in Spanish

The Academy

The Robert Smyth Academy developed from Market Harborough’s oldest school and was founded in 1607. It is now a vibrant, fast growing 11 – 19 Academy with nearly a thousand students, including ‘new’ Year 7 students in 2016 and well over 400 students in the sixth form. The area around Market Harborough, which is an attractive and a growing market town, is increasing in its diversity and offering significant potential for the Academy to grow. 

In 2016 and 2017 the Academy’s Key Stage 4 and 5 results were very pleasing and underpin the progress that has been made. The OfSTED inspection in September 2017 deemed the Academy as ‘good’. This, together with other progress being made, is the foundation of the Academy’s journey to being ‘outstanding’. The Academy also enjoys a very positive reputation in its community and particularly for its considerable extra-curricular offer in many areas, most notably in art, music and sport.

If you join us, you will benefit from:

  • Teaching pupils who are well motivated as the school enjoys strong parental support
  • Working in a Trust with structured professional development opportunities
  • A real chance to develop in a forward thinking, highly successful academy
  • Developing yourself in our ‘can do’ culture and positive ‘want to’ climate

Staff Wellbeing

We actively place staff wellbeing at the centre of everything we do.  Our staff are our single biggest asset, and the success of our students depends on them.  So we take care of and invest in them properly.

A few of the things we offer are:

  • A comprehensive CPD programme for all staff whether they are NQT, RQT or aspiring leaders.
  • A supportive, open and approachable management team 
  • Friendly colleagues who are always happy to help each other

We really value our staff and will do whatever we can to meaningfully demonstrate that

Staff Incentives

· Free tea, coffee

· On-site parking for staff

· The Academy participates in the childcare voucher scheme

Informal visits and conversations about the post are most welcome

Shortlisting: Friday 15th June 2018

Interviews will be held Week Commencing 18th June 2018

Application Process

Please click on the Apply Now button to download the application form.

Completed applications must be returned to Mrs Alishia Read at the Academy by 12 noon on the closing date either via email to aread@robertsmyth.tgacademy.org.uk or to Robert Smyth Academy, Burnmill Road, Market Harborough, Leicestershire,LE16 7JG

For further details please visit https:://www.robertsmyth.tgacademy.org.uk

The recruitment process is robust in seeking to establish the commitment of candidates to support the school’s measures to safeguard children and to identify, deter or reject people who might pose a risk of harm to children or are otherwise unsuited to work with them. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check. All applications will be considered on their merit and the post will be offered subject to the usual health, criminal record and reference clearance. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting.    �t�6a1



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Address: Burnmill Road, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 7JG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1858 440770