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Job details
Employer Chellaston Academy
Location Derby
Salary MPR and/or UPR
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Maternity Cover Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

This is an exciting time as we continue to develop the areas of MFL in the Academy.  

Your passion for teaching and ability to inspire will enable you to lead a dynamic team and set high standards by delivering 'Outstanding lessons'.   

We are looking for a forward thinking, emotionally intelligent and innovative leader to join a supportive team that is committed to improving the life chances of young people.  If this is the case, then working at Chellaston Academy, where we pride ourselves on high academic achievement, where personal qualities are valued highly and where the atmosphere is friendly and purposeful, might be for you.    

Post-16 numbers in are high because students enjoy the teaching and relationships are strong.    

About the role:  

You will be responsible for securing the best possible outcomes for our students who study: MFL.  We expect all our students to be challenged, to be inspired and to achieve beyond expectation; this will be your focus.  It is essential that the successful applicant can teach French.  The ability to teach Spanish is desirable. 

Please see the Job Description for further information.    

Chellaston Academy's Key Stage 4 Results for 2016 are as follows:     

Progress 8 Score = 0.24 Attainment 8 Score = 56.55          

Percentage of students achieving a good pass in English and Mathematics = 80%        

Percentage of students achieving the English Baccalaureate = 34%     

Quotes from our Ofsted Report - November 2014           

"Progress in English and mathematics is consistently strong. In both subjects, a very large majority of the students, including the most able, make more than expected progress".   

 "Students’ attitudes in lessons and conduct around the academy are usually exemplary. They report that they feel safe at all times".         

"Leaders, including governors, communicate a strong, sound ethos and high ambition for all academy members".        

 "Leaders and managers, including governors, have worked successfully to develop effective strategies to improve both teaching and the outcomes of students, especially disadvantaged students".          

Come and visit Chellaston Academy and meet both students and staff who make the Academy one of the best schools in the City.    

If you wish to visit the Academy to meet the Headteacher prior to making an application, please contact Donna Grantham, Headteacher's P.A. on 01332 706805 or email:      

Further details about our school can be found on the Academy website.

Closing Date:  Monday, 24th April 2017       

(The Academy is closed to students from 10th April until 21st April inclusive.


Chellaston Academy is committed to safeguarding children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including an enhanced DBS disclosure and other standard pre-employment safeguarding checks.

About the employer

I feel privileged, having been appointed in September 2015, to be only the third Headteacher of this Academy since it opened in 1977. The ongoing continuity that this provides has given the Academy a distinctive and strong ethos in which we expect al...

Information about Chellaston Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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Swarkestone Road
DE73 5UB
United Kingdom
+44 1332 703779