Head of MFL

Ada Lovelace Church of England High School, Greenford

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Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £48,824 to £53,091

Job summary

Head of MFL – to start September 2020

Closing date: 12 noon on Wednesday 29th January 2020

Interview date: Wednesday 5th February 2020

Ada Lovelace Church of England High School, one of four schools in the Twyford CE Academies Trust, is a new seven-form-entry secondary school for pupils aged 11-18 in Ealing, West London. As a new school within a highly aspirational and academically successful multi-academy Trust Ada Lovelace offers exciting development opportunities and good promotion prospects for talented and energetic teachers who support the ethos of our schools. The school offers comprehensive T&L and CPD opportunities for all teachers.

The school, now in its second year, is currently co-located at William Perkin CE High School (Ofsted ‘Outstanding’), and moves to its brand new permanent site in north Ealing in September 2020.

The role of Head of MFL is an exciting opportunity for an innovative teacher and curriculum planner who is ready to take on departmental leadership. The successful candidate will have responsibility for building the department in terms of curriculum planning and progress monitoring within the framework of the existing Trust curriculum model. The new post-holder will ensure that the quality of teaching and learning in the department is consistently high and will contribute to the development of a culture of sharing good practice. Additionally, they will be responsible for the delivery of a rich wider learning offer in MFL.

The new post-holder will be an outstanding classroom practitioner with an ability to lead training in teaching and learning. They will be an experienced curriculum and assessment planner, will have experience of achieving outstanding student outcomes across a range of abilities and will be an excellent analyst of student performance data. They will be enthused by the prospect of leading and managing others to achieve common goals.

For an informal discussion about this position or to arrange a visit please contact the HR/Recruitment team at recruitment@twyfordacademies.org.uk

For more information about the schools please visit the Twyford Trust and Ada Lovelace websites. For more information about the role please see the Job Description on the Twyford Trust website at: http://www.twyfordacademies.org.uk/recruitment/vacancies

The successful candidate will have:

· A good degree and QTS

· Proven record of outstanding results

· Outstanding skills as a classroom teacher and as a tutor

· An excellent record of developmental work in current role

· Some experience of managing or implementing pastoral systems and initiatives

· Some experience of managing others / managing change

· Ability to be reflective and driven towards self-improvement

· Energy and enthusiasm

· A commitment to the ethos of the school

We offer:

· Exceptional professional development and career progression

· Positive working relationships at all levels

· A supportive and lively Leadership Team

· Opportunity to gain experience within 4 different Trust schools with a common commitment to professional collaboration

How to apply

Please visit the Vacancies page of the Twyford Trust website http://www.twyfordacademies.org.uk/recruitment/vacancies for more information about how to apply, and to download a Job description and Application Form.

Applications must be submitted to Recruitment at Twyford School by the closing date and time above. They can be posted to Twyford Church of England Academies Trust, c/o Twyford Church of England School, Twyford Crescent, Acton, London W3 9PP or emailed to recruitment@twyfordacademies.org.uk Please do not submit applications by fax.

The Twyford Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undergo the child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an enhanced disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) and references from previous employers. For more information about the DBS please see https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check. The post-holder will also be expected to read and adhere to the Trust’s Child Protection Policy, and any other Safeguarding documents stated within this

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School overview

School type Free School, Church of England
Education phase Secondary
School size 256 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Ada Lovelace Church of England High School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@twyfordacademies.org.uk

About Ada Lovelace Church of England High School

School location

Oldfield Lane North, Greenford, UB6 8PR