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  • Start date details

    October 2024 or sooner

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    26 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time: Full Time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, dynamic, innovative and committed specialist in Modern Foreign Languages who is passionate about their subject. We want to see our students develop a real appreciation of Languages. The Languages currently delivered are French and Spanish. However, the new Head of MFL would have vital input into deciding the most appropriate curriculum offer for our students.

We are delighted to be recruiting for the role of Head of MFL to lead the subject into the next stage of its delivery of a great quality of education. The Axholme Academy is committed to providing our students with a broad curriculum throughout their learning journey.

We teach an ambitious and rigorous curriculum with a clear focus on supporting all students to achieve positive outcomes and go ‘Beyond Expectations’. You will work with the staff within the MFL department, the Senior Leadership team and the wider Academy team to continually drive standards across the department.

We’d like to hear from candidates who are:

● To provide professional leadership and management for the MFL Department to secure high quality teaching, positive outcomes for students and effective use of resources

● To work towards the Academy vision

● Passionate about making a real difference to the lives of children

● Well organised and motivated to support students of all abilities and needs

● Energetic and have a can-do attitude

● Committed to safeguarding and the well-being of everyone at the school

● Maintain high standards of consistency and accuracy

The post is suitable for both experienced leaders and those for whom this would be their first leadership role. What is important to us is that we appoint someone who is totally committed to the post and can demonstrate the ability to consistently deliver quality leadership and first class Teaching and Learning across the 11-16 age range. We need someone who will work effectively and enthusiastically as our Head of MFL and with other colleagues to continue moving the department forward and raising the profile of MFL throughout the Academy and beyond.

What the school offers its staff

The Axholme Academy is an ambitious, forward thinking and friendly Academy serving the market town of Crowle and surrounding villages. We are increasingly becoming the first choice school for parents in the local area, not just those in our traditional catchment area of the market town of Crowle and surrounding villages but also those traditionally catered for by different local authorities.

In March 2023 Ofsted confirmed that The Axholme Academy continues to provide a good education for students.

The Academy is a founder member of The Northern Lincolnshire Education Consortium Ltd. These links will provide the successful candidates with opportunities for excellent professional development and establish high impact partnerships across the region.

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.

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About The Axholme Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
534 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01724 710368


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