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  • Expected start date

    1 April 2022

  • Application deadline

    7 January 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    5 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Will consider full time, part time
Contract type
MPR/UPR (£25,714 - £41,604 per annum) + TLR

Job summary

We are looking to appoint an inspirational and experienced Head of MFL with a passion for accelerating progress within the MFL department. You will have the ability to teach across the full age and ability range and will be able to enthuse, engage and motivate our students to achieve their full potential. This is an exciting time to join our journey of improvement and play a key part in transforming the lives of our young people.

The ideal candidate will
- Be an excellent Teacher of Languages 
- Be a committed team player;
- Have the ability to engage and inspire pupils and build excellent relationships;
- Be committed to Felixstowe School’s ethos;
- Be passionate and ambitious about their own career development.

You will join a friendly and welcoming department, which is forward thinking, innovative and passionate about teaching. We are looking for a languages teacher who is passionate about languages and wants to share their love of languages and other cultures with students to raise standards and improve student outcomes.

You will be a team player within Felixstowe School and within the wider Trust. We are looking for an ambitious individual to grow MFL as a department in terms of GCSE and A-Level. You will want to ensure MFL is a beacon of excellence in the school and want to run trips for students to practice their language skills.

You will be keen to lead your team to enhance the extra-curricular offer, improve overall teaching and learning and ensure students and your team meet their potential.

CPD is important at Felixstowe School we are looking for a Head of Department who is keen to learn and ensure they see CPD as part of their wider role. If you are looking for a department where you can make real change, teach wonderful students and want to make the difference to lives this is the role for you.

For more information about the school, visit the School website

For more information on our Trust, Unity Schools Partnership, visit the Trust website

If you would like an informal discussion prior to submitting your application, please contact the Headteacher’s PA Mrs J Cumberland

All applications must be submitted via our Trust online application portal.

Closing Date: 9am on Friday 07 January 2022

Interview Date: Week Commencing Monday 10 January 2022

To apply, please visit

If you are a current employee of Unity Schools Partnership, please use the following link to apply

Please note, we reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the advertised date.

Unity Schools Partnership is committed to safer recruitment, equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.

Unity Schools Partnership, welcoming diversity.

Additional allowances

TLR (£8,291 per annum)

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Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
School size
1164 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Contact phone number
01394 288228

About Felixstowe School

Our school is an amazing place, full of wonderful students and staff. We pride ourselves on taking evidence-based approach to innovation, meaning that we choose strategies impact student progress teacher workload. sensible realistic policies include excellent behaviour policy, a whole class feedback policy. modern facilities provide environment work in, our thriving Sixth Form continues grow, as do the numbers in other year groups; 2021 Year 7 intake largest ten years becomes increasingly popular.

Arranging a visit to Felixstowe School

We welcome a visit to meet our staff and students in line with our COVID protocols. Please contact Julie Cumberland, Headteacher’s PA on 01394 288228 or 

School location

High Street, Felixstowe, Suffolk, IP11 9QR

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