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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    13 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


French, German

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours a week

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to UPS3

Additional allowances

TLR 1a (£9,271)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Eckington School is seeking an outstanding middle leader who will be strategically responsible for the standards of Modern Foreign Languages. This role would suit an established middle leader seeking a new challenge or an experienced TLR postholder ready for the next stage in their career. Candidates should have a strong record of excellent teaching and be able to demonstrate middle-leadership TLR impact.

The successful candidate will lead a team of Modern Foreign Languages specialists determined to ensure all of Eckington students maximise their full potential.

Other benefits of joining Chorus Education Trust include:

  • CPD support from one of the largest Teaching Schools, the South Yorkshire Teaching Hub and the Sheffield Teacher Training Alliance, throughout your career.
  • Opportunities to develop skills and experience as part of a growing, local Trust.
  • Members of our schools’ middle leadership teams will have the opportunity to work with their equivalent colleagues within the Trust.

There will be no need to go elsewhere – your career will flourish with us.

What the school offers its staff

Thank you for expressing an interest in the position of Head of Modern Foreign Languages Faculty. Eckington School is an 11-18 comprehensive secondary school in Derbyshire with circa 1260 students on role.

This is an exciting and unique time at Eckington School. On 1st April 2023, Eckington School joined Chorus Academy Trust and on 17th April 2023, it welcomed a new Headteacher. In September 2023, the school also welcomed two new Deputy Headteachers and three new Assistant Headteachers. If successfully appointed, you will be joining a school determined to make rapid improvements to ensure all of Eckington’s students receive the very best education that enables them to maximise their full potential.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Eckington School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
Up to 1453 pupils
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01246 432849

Eckington School is an 11-18 comprehensive secondary school in North-East Derbyshire with more than 1200 students on roll, including 150 in the school’s Sixth Form. In April 2023, Eckington School joined Chorus Education Trust, also welcoming a new Headteacher.

Eckington School is part of Chorus Education Trust, and as such all appointees may be required to work at any Trust site in the future.

You can view the school website at: www.eckington.net

Arranging a visit to Eckington School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sfoster@chorustrust.org.

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