Curriculum Leader of MFL

Audenshaw School, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M34 5NB

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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    19 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    4 May 2022

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Curriculum Leader of MFL job summary

• Are you currently or aspiring to become a specialist leader of languages?
• Are you first and foremost a passionate linguist who wants to promote a love of languages to students and staff alike?
• Do you hold a strong set of values and want to be part of a working environment that reflects this?
• Do you want to lead and inspire a team of colleagues that are committed to self-development and hold a real passion for subject pedagogy?
• Are you a champion for every single student achieving excellence and hold the highest of ambition for what students can achieve (both inside and outside the classroom?)

The Board of Governors of Audenshaw School wish to appoint a Curriculum Leader of the MFL Department to join our ‘Good’ School (Ofsted February 2018).

Our school is a fully inclusive, single academy trust. We place a significant emphasis on the full 5-year journey and, as a collective student and staff body, set the very highest of standards.

In what is our 90th year, we pride ourselves on the shared values of Respect, Responsibility and Resilience in all that we do. Aligned with these values, kindness and positivity are cornerstones that enable our young people to realise their full potential. For the right candidate, this is an extremely exciting time to join Audenshaw School. Behaviour is strong, with exceptional conduct around the school as pupils and staff greet visitors - and each other - with kindness and respect.

If you are an outstanding, enthusiastic and ambitious teacher of MFL, or, current leader, who holds QTS and has the ability and passion to inspire those around you, please get in touch! We welcome applications from candidates who can demonstrate an unwavering passion for teaching languages, and a commitment to promoting high quality teaching and learning within the department and beyond.

With the appointment of our new Principal (as of January 2022), this is an exciting opportunity to come and join our team at a stage where Audenshaw School will continue to strive for the highest of quality in all that we do. This is a chance for an outstanding individual who has the relevant experience, commitment and drive, who is passionate about encouraging every child to reach their full potential within a supportive academic environment.

As part of the Audenshaw teaching staff, and as a Curriculum Leader, you will be fully invested in and have opportunities to develop, collaborate and undertake both bespoke qualifications or courses aligned to the role. More broadly, you will be signposted to frequent and relevant professional development opportunities – we promote every single teacher being a ‘life-long learner’. You will also be instrumental in supporting curriculum design and implementation that secures high levels of enjoyment and progress for all. As an employee of Audenshaw School, you will have free use of our health and wellbeing service which gives you 24/7 access to mental health, financial and legal advice and support.

Please do feel welcome to arrange a visit as we want to ensure all prospective candidates have an opportunity to see the school either ‘in action’ or at a time that suits you. Visits to the School are warmly encouraged and can be arranged with the Human Resources Department on recruitment@audenshawschool.org.uk or by calling the school on 0161 336 2133.

Any other informal questions or conversations that prospective candidates may have can be arranged as part of an informal telephone conversation with the Principal upon request.

This School 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’s appointment will be subject to satisfactory enhanced clearance by the Disclosure & Barring Service.

The closing date for the vacancy is Thursday,19 May2022
Interviews will be held week commencing 23 May 2022

Additional allowances

TLR 1a £8,291

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About Audenshaw School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1039 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
0161 336 2133

Audenshaw School is a mainstream, non-denominational, state-funded secondary academy for boys aged 11-16. It is situated in Audenshaw, Manchester, and has approximately 1,050 students on roll.

The school was founded in 1932 as Audenshaw Grammar School for Boys.

Arranging a visit to Audenshaw School

Visits to the School are warmly encouraged and can be arranged with the Human Resources Department on recruitment@audenshawschool.org.uk or by calling the school on 0161 336 2133.

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