Head of MFL

Academy@Worden, Leyland, Lancashire

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Leadership
Subject
Languages
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
MPS/UPS + TLR of £2796 + Recruitment allowance of £5000 in the first year and a retention allowance of £2500 for a further two years.

Job summary

The Governors are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, energetic, enthusiastic and inspirational leader, with a real passion for languages, to take on the leadership responsibility of this thriving department that teaches French as its core language.

Worden is a small but oversubscribed school and this position would suit an experienced leader looking for a new challenge as well as one looking for their first head of department position.
The successful candidate will speak French as a first language and have the ability to offer another language up to KS4.

The KS4 outcomes of the MFL department are excellent. Over recent years the percentage of pupils achieving a grade 5 and above at GCSE are as follows:
• 80% in 2018
• 78% in 2019
• 83% in 2020.

The successful candidate will work closely with the other languages teacher as well as the Head of Faculty for Humanities to develop independent learning, thinking, literacy and numeracy in order to drive further improvement.
In addition, the successful candidate will grow and expand the department with the aim of making it a faculty in its own right.

Applying for the job

Using the attached application form.

Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Secondary
School size
550 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01772421021

About Academy@Worden

Worden is a comprehensive Converter Academy that has a proven track record of sustained improvement and growth. In January 2020 the school underwent its second consecutive, and successful, section 8 inspection. Erica Sharman, HMI, confirmed that Academy@Worden continues to be a good school. She also highlighted ‘that we have a strong and enthusiastic leadership team who have brought about improvement in all areas of the curriculum, including pupils’ personal development. Leaders have improved outcomes for pupils in the GCSE examinations. The progress that pupils make by the time they leave Year 11 is now higher than the national average’.

Arranging a visit to Academy@Worden

Phoning the school on 01772 421021 or email Mark Reed on reedm@wordenacademy.co.uk

School location

Westfield Drive, Leyland, Lancashire, PR25 1QX

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