This job expired on 28 March 2023

  • Start date details

    June 2023

  • Closing date

    28 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS/UPS + TLR 2a: £3,017

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate for this position will receive an Outwood Welcome Bonus of £5,000 in addition to the annual salary. This will be paid in the first month's salary.

The MFL Department offers French and German therefore successful applicants are required to be able to teach French and German ideally both to GCSE. The TLR for this post is nominally TLR 2a (£3,017) but is negotiable for an exceptional candidate.We are looking for individuals who love their subject, have a passion to develop this in others, and are committed to putting Students First..

We are seeking a Head of MFL with the drive and vision to deliver excellence in languages lessons for all year groups. You should possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students and share our single goal of ‘Students First’. 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.

A Recruitment and Retention Allowance will be available for exceptional candidates.

In MFL there is a dedicated team of Directors who invest in staff with support, coaching, mentoring, and a wide range of top-quality subject specific training programmes to ensure that quality teaching and learning leads to outstanding outcomes for all students.

The MFL Department offers (SPECIFY LANGUAGE/LANGUAGES) therefore successful applicants are required to be able to teach (SPECIFY LANGUAGE/LANGUAGES)to GCSE. We welcome applications from ECT teachers or experienced professionals. We are looking for individuals who love their subject, have a passion to develop this in others, and are committed to putting Students First.

What the school offers its staff

Outwood Academy Bishopsgarth is rated Good by Ofsted and we are delighted to be based in the market town of Stockton-on-Tees, in vibrant County Durham.

The Academy became part of the Outwood Family of Schools in 2016 and as a member of the Outwood Family we believe in putting Students First, raising standards and transforming lives.

We are a welcoming and supportive academy, with a relentless determination to provide the very best education for every child. We place students at the centre of everything we do, with a focus on creating a culture of success and a positive climate for learning.

Our people are at the heart of our success. Outwood Grange Academies Trust is at the forefront of education and training; we are part of the School-Led Development Trust that will lead the new National Institute of Teaching. Being part of the Trust therefore means that all staff have access to excellent opportunities for professional development at all levels, and with scope to build a career across a range of schools.

Further details about the role

As a Trust, we are always planning ahead and are excited about welcoming new recruits to come and join us who share our vision of “Students First, Raising Standards and Transforming Lives”.

Every effort will be made to try and accommodate any specific requirements so that no-one is at a disadvantage. We are really keen to ensure that you have as much information to proceed with your application as possible, so if you would like a conversation either about the academy or the position, please email Nicola Harris-Jukes, Senior Director of MFL on n.harris-jukes@outwood.com, who will be happy to assist.

For more information and to apply online, please go to: www.outwood.com> Careers.

Closing date: 8.00am on 28 March 2023.

Interview date: 31 March 2023.

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Outwood Grange Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are made in accordance with safer recruitment practices and the statutory guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education. Online checks will be carried out on all shortlisted candidates, and all appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and checks regarding suitability to work with children.

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About Outwood Academy Bishopsgarth

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
497 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

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