• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    7 May 2021 at 12:00 am

  • Date listed

    23 April 2021

Job details

Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Lead Practitioners range 1 to Lead Practitioners range 5, £42,195 to £46,566

Job summary

Are you an enthusiastic and dedicated Head of Department or teacher of MFL looking for a new challenge in an Outstanding Trust?

Come and join our team at Outwood Academy Brumby!

We are seeking a Head of MFL with the drive and vision to deliver excellence in MFL in a school where success in Languages is a clear focus. You will ensure effective teaching and learning is in place in MFL to ensure outstanding outcomes for students and increased numbers studying MFL at GCSE.

Outwood Academy Brumby is one of 23 Secondary Academies in Outwood Grange Academies Trust. Being part of the Trust means that all staff have access to excellent opportunities for professional development at all levels, with scope to build a career across a range of schools. In MFL there is a dedicated team of Directors who provide subject specific CPD and in school support to ensure that quality teaching and learning leads to outstanding outcomes for all students.

The MFL Department at Outwood Academy Brumby achieved great results (66% 5+ and 73% 4+ - progress +0.4) in 2019 and are set to continue this positive trend. We currently offer German in Years 7 & 8 (flexible to change) and French & German at GCSE. We also have a very keen group of students looking to start Spanish GCSE ab initio from September 2021. Therefore we welcome applications from any languages specialism although Spanish to GCSE would be an advantage. The department will have 3 members of MFL staff from September 2021. We are looking for an inspiring leader who has high aspirations for both staff and students, who is committed, and passionate about language learning. Leadership experience is not essential, but applicants must be able to demonstrate the skills required to lead a department.

If you are interested, please apply now! We invite you to contact the Senior Director of MFL, Kirsty Thomas (k.thomas@outwood.com), should you have any questions or require further details. A visit to the school is encouraged and can be arranged if required.

Application packs for the above vacancy are available to download from: www.brumby.outwood.com or contact Marion Leather at m.leather@brumby.outwood.com.

The Outwood Grange Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
757 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report

About Outwood Academy Brumby

Outwood Academy Brumby is an 11 - 16 school occupying a modern building in Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire. It is within easy reach of Lincoln, Grimsby, the east of Doncaster and the motorway network.

Our latest Ofsted judgement is Good with Outstanding Leadership.

Arranging a visit to Outwood Academy Brumby

Email Kirsty Thomas, Senior Director of MFL at k.thomas.outwood.com.

School location

Cemetery Road, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, DN16 1NT

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