7 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024 (or earlier dependent on successful candidates availability)

  • Closing date

    27 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    15 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership scale commensurate with experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

At Stationers' Crown Woods Academy, we believe in the power of education to transform lives. As a forward-thinking and dynamic academy, we are dedicated to providing our students with a world-class learning experience. We are now seeking a passionate and innovative Director of Learning to lead our MFL department to new heights!

As the Director of Learning - MFL, you will be at the forefront of shaping our curriculum, inspiring our students, and driving excellence in teaching and learning. You will play a pivotal role in:

  • Developing and implementing a vibrant and engaging MFL curriculum.
  • Leading and mentoring a team of dedicated teachers to deliver outstanding lessons.
  • Fostering a creative and inclusive learning environment where students can thrive and achieve their potential.
  • Collaborating with the senior leadership team to drive the academy's strategic objectives.

What We're Looking For

  • A visionary leader with a passion for MFL and a track record of delivering outstanding results.
  • Strong subject knowledge and a creative approach to curriculum design and delivery.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate both students and staff.
  • A commitment to continuous improvement and a desire to contribute to the wider success of the academy.

What the school offers its staff

Why Join Us?

  • Opportunity to make a significant impact and shape the future of MFL education at our academy.
  • Supportive and collaborative working environment with a dedicated team of professionals.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Fantastic opportunities for professional development and career progression.

About us: Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy (SCWA) is an academy which possesses all the essential ingredients to become a truly exceptional school.

In line with the ethos of all Leigh Academies Trust schools, our commitment to 'human-scale' education through a schools-within-schools model ensures every student is recognised and valued. At the heart of SCWA is robust pastoral care, which prioritises strong partnerships with parents and carers.

‘Pupils appreciate the close working relationships that they build with staff through belonging to one of the four small schools’ - OFSTED January 2023

As an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, the IB philosophy is at the heart of our curriculum. We offer the IB Middle Years Programme for Years 7-9, a programme designed to nurture happy, curious, well-rounded, independent, globally aware, and resilient students. Moreover, our students enjoy an extensive range of clubs and activities. We are one of the largest Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) Award providers in the South, with hundreds of students achieving Bronze, Silver, and Gold levels every year. Additionally, as one of only six state schools with a Marine Combined Cadet Force (CCF), we offer a unique experience to every pupil.

‘A rich range of visits and activities are made available to pupils’. - OFSTED January 2023

Our dedicated and skilled team of professionals is key to transforming lives and securing the best outcomes for every student. We provide a wealth of professional development opportunities demonstrating our investment in our staff's professional growth.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

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About Stationers' Crown Woods Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1575 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Arranging a visit to Stationers' Crown Woods Academy

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