8 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    Easter or September 2023

  • Closing date

    3 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    18 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Main Scale (Fringe) + TLR

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are delighted to introduce you to Orchards Academy, a secondary school that is at the heart of the local community. At Orchards we aim to provide a caring yet challenging curriculum and environment in which the talents of each student are nurtured and enabled to flourish. Where there is a relentless drive to enable students to achieve their full potential. Orchards Academy is excited to be recruiting a dynamic teacher of Spanish who is ready to step into middle leadership as Head of MFL. This is an exciting opportunity starting with a blank canvas to build a department from the ground up. The ideal candidate will be supported in this role to grow and mould their own department and develop into an outstanding middle leader. Amongst other things this individual must; - Be passionate about MFL and the opportunities it offers pupils. - Be able to demonstrate a track record of successful outcomes. - Have an understanding of the GCSE specification. - Have the drive to make a real difference to the lives of students. - Have a commitment and desire to develop their own practice.

Please read the job description for more information about the role and responsibilities. For any questions or to book an informal conversation about this position please contact Mrs Angela Jones via email to:angela.jones@orchards-tkat.orgor Tel: 01322 616136

What the school offers its staff

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of applications. If you have not had any communication within 10 days of the closing date please take this as confirmation that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

Further details about the role

TKAT is committed to inclusion, diversity and equality of opportunity by encouraging and welcoming differences, listening to individual experiences, aspirations and accomplishments and learning how to grow better together. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic; this includes applicants wishing to work flexibly.

Access to interview -should you be selected and invited to interview please let us know if you require us to adapt the interview environment. If we can accommodate practical workplace adjustments to assist, we will.

Commitment to safeguarding

TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

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About Orchards Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
575 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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