This job expired on 18 February 2024

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    18 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    5 February 2024

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Competitive United Learning Pay Scale

Additional allowances

Competitive TLR for CTL

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Is an ambitious and motivated French and Spanish classroom practitioner across all key stages (Spanish KS4 essential, French KS3 essential and KS4 desirable)
  • Is able to evidence effective teaching and learning in current role and GCSE results which reflect this through both attainment and progress against national expectations.
  • Has Qualified Teacher Status
  • Is committed to the safeguarding of children
  • Has a degree or equivalent qualification
  • Demonstrates high levels of professionalism at all times and is a role model for others
  • Is able to communicate effectively and positively with all stakeholders at all levels
  • Has an understanding of the new GCSE specifications for Edexcel (first examination 2026)
  • Is committed to the wider aspects of the Academies life including extra-curricular activities
  • Is committed to leading a dynamic and forward thinking MFL team
  • Is able to help develop high quality schemes of learning and quality assure their implementation across the department
  • Is able to hold staff to account for the progress of students across the MFL department
  • Is committed to obtaining the highest standards of achievement, and a belief that enjoyable learning is the most effective learning
  • Is committed to the Academies strategic commitment, purpose and intent

What the school offers its staff

We value our staff highly and treat workload very seriously. Our systems are high leverage, ensuring you can really focus on your core purpose – teaching, in a sustainable way, unhindered by bureaucracy or poor behaviour.

We offer flexible working and offer a wide range of CPD opportunities for staff pooled from a wealth of experience and expertise both in the Academies and across the United Learning group.

The Academies value diversity and inclusion and are committed to creating and sustaining a more diverse workforce. We welcome applications from professionals of minority ethnic origin and from majority ethnic professionals who share our commitment to inclusion and diversity.

Glenmoor and Winton Academies are two outstanding Academies and the highest performing nonselective schools in Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch and would welcome any potential applicant visiting the Academies and meeting the Principal prior to applying. If you would like to take up this opportunity, please contact the Principal’s PA, Di Cripps on dcripps@glenmoorandwinton.org.uk

Winton Academy was inspected by Ofsted in December 2018 and was graded outstanding in all areas. Glenmoor was inspected in June 2019 and was also graded outstanding in all areas. ‘The quality of teaching is consistently high across all subjects and for all groups of pupils’. (Ofsted 2019).

Glenmoor and Winton Academies are part of United Learning. When you join United Learning, you can be confident that you will receive the opportunities, guidance and materials you need to be the very best teacher you can be. As a long-established group of schools, stretching from the North West to the South Coast, one of the many benefits of joining us is the breadth and depth of resources and support available. With a shared curriculum, subject advisors, a national pool of peers, coaching, mentoring and individual CPD plans, your teaching career will develop and grow as much as you want it to. The strength of our group is determined by our people, which is why we seek to recruit and support the very best educators, with the skills and enthusiasm to inspire our young people. We believe that diversity drives innovation and are determined to build a culture where difference is valued and celebrated. In creating a workforce that reflects the communities we serve, we are committed to continuing to improve the diversity of staff within each of our schools and central teams. United Learning has also teamed up with ‘Perkbox’ to provide employees with a great selection of flexible rewards including salary sacrifice schemes and access to a variety of retail discounts.

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Further details about the role

The Academies are seeking to appoint a Head of MFL who is an experienced and excellent classroom practitioner with a passionate belief in the ability for all to succeed.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach Spanish at KS3 and KS4 level and ideally have knowledge of French in order to lead effectively across the two subjects. We are looking for a conscientious, dedicated team-player who has excellent subject knowledge and a passion for Modern Foreign Languages with the ability to enthuse students and colleagues alike.

They will need to have in-depth and up to date knowledge of current developments in MFL teaching and the upcoming changes to GCSE examination requirements in order to lead and develop a team of eight teachers.

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About Winton Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
929 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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Winton Academy is an 11-16 high performing school situated in the beautiful coastal town of Bournemouth. Winton is an all boys secondary school which is co-located with Glenmoor Academy.
Glenmoor and Winton Academies are the highest performing schools in Bournemouth and have recently been graded outstanding by Ofsted in all areas.

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email HR@glenmoorandwinton.org.uk.

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