Head of MFL

Wyvern Academy, Darlington, County Durham, DL3 9SH

9 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    5 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

Additional allowances

TLR 2b (equal to £4,789)

Head of MFL job summary

We are looking for an exceptional candidate as Curriculum Leader of MFL who shares our values and has the right vision and ethos to join us on our journey to becoming a truly outstanding school.

We are seeking an inspiring leader with a track record of improving standards, who is committed to the Trust’s values and the impact this can have on every student’s individual performance inside the classroom and beyond. Who has excellent classroom practice and is able to model effective teaching and learning.

Working in partnership with the Headteacher, the leadership team and our school community, you will provide the strategic leadership for the high expectations for behaviour and attitudes at Wyvern Academy. You will consistently communicate the school ethos of the Professional Learner, strategically regulating a calm and purposeful climate for learning whilst being innovative in your practice. Your leadership will also uphold the high Trust standards for Safeguarding, ensuring that there is a vested commitment and provision for all students.

The successful candidate will present the best possible example of professional standards to colleagues.

Consilium Academies is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.Appointments are made subject to an Enhanced DBS Check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.

The Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016, the Public Sector fluency duty requires state funded schools to ensure candidates for their customer facing roles have the necessary standard of spoken English.

Please note: If you have not been contacted within one week of the closing date please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. We are unable to provide feedback on individual applications. Applications received after the closing time stated will not be considered.

Applying for the job

To apply please download and complete the attached application form. Please note we do not accept CV’s. We ask that all completed application forms are sent to James Wilkinson (James.Wilkinson@consilium-at.com).

Please ensure that within your application you provide the names, addresses, and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 5th October at 1200pm

Interviews will take place the week commencing 10th October

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Wyvern Academy

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

Wyvern Academy is a coeducational secondary school with academy status, located in the Branksome and Cockerton area of Darlington, County Durham, England. We are looking for an exceptional candidate as Director of English to join us on our journey to becoming a truly outstanding school.

At Wyvern Academy, our school’s vision, in the work that our school community conducts is that we achieve ‘Excellence in all that we do’. We have a vested interest that all students ‘reach for the stars’ and that every one of our students receive a world-class education.

As a Consilium Academy, Wyvern Academy is built on the values of the Consilium charter. The purpose of the charter is to ensure our mission and values translate into practice within our Academies, ensuring that every student benefits from our distinctively inclusive ethos.
At Wyvern Academy, we believe in:

Partnerships – Collaboration is the key to success. We work together to deliver on the promise set out in our mission statement.

Opportunity – Our aim of “Enriching Lives, Inspiring Ambitions” applies to all members of our Trust community, with our inclusive approach delivering a breadth of opportunities to give each individual the chance to fulfil their potential and prosper.

Integrity – Through our student-centred approach, advantage and ability are never seen as a ticket to involvement. We believe in every child’s right to high-quality education and access to amazing opportunities – irrespective of their individual circumstances. Integrity at Consilium means always putting students at the heart of everything we do.

Equity – We are truly inclusive, believing passionately that every student should be given the skills and support needed for them to meet their full potential. We are aspirational for all of our students, and we will ensure every student has the opportunities they need to achieve the highest of ambitions.

Excellence – We don’t settle for second-best, our standards are always high and we support everyone across the Trust to achieve them.

People-Centred – We genuinely want the best for each member of Consilium, that’s why everyone is treated with the highest level of respect. Our inclusive culture inspires us to be bold and engenders trust. It brings us together in ways that help us make a difference

Arranging a visit to Wyvern Academy

Any queries relating to the role can be directed to our Deputy Headteacher, Scott Parker (Scott.Parker@consilium-at.com)

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