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Head of Department - MFL

Leigh Academy Rainham, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 8GS

This job expired on 5 December 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Start date details

    Easter 2023

  • Closing date

    5 December 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    9 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS commensurate with experience + TLR2a £3,201

What skills and experience we're looking for

Working in a brand new school is a unique and rare opportunity and we are seeking a highly skilled Head of Department - MFL with a can-do ethos, drive, grit and boundless enthusiasm as nearly everyday we experience something new for the first time. It is essential that our Head of MFL is a highly effective teacher with an exceptional understanding of curriculum design, is supportive of others and openly shares best practice, modelling this with their growing team. They need to embrace a forward thinking approach to both curriculum intent and implementation, with carefully sequenced high quality learning experiences for our students that ideally embraces a hybrid of NCELP and EPI teaching.The ideal candidate will have a track record of excellent outcomes and an awareness of the latest MFL pedagogy to continue to challenge our students, making us a beacon for MFL teaching in the UK.

What the school offers its staff

In September 2021, we opened our doors to the 180 founding students of our co educational comprehensive school for 11-18 year olds. Already oversubscribed, our new school is firmly set to be a beacon of excellence for secondary education in Medway. The wellbeing and success of each individual child is at the heart of everything and we are driven by the belief that it is our role to ensure all pupils develop an appreciation of the limitless possibilities ahead of them. Every learner is entitled to an enriching, varied and personalised education; delivered through a broad and balanced curriculum that provides challenge, irrespective of need, starting point or background.

Commitment to safeguarding

Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates - you can read more about this in our Recruitment Guidance. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.
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About Leigh Academy Rainham

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
239 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
01634412200

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