4 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    14 May 2021 at 4:00pm

  • Date listed

    4 May 2021

Job details

Job role
Languages, Spanish
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
MPS - UPS £27,600 to £41,604

Job summary

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and inspiring Head of MFL (Spanish) to join Derby Cathedral School as it continues to grow in terms of numbers and success.
An 11 – 19 secondary school which opened in September 2018, was established by Derby Diocesan Academy Trust (DDAT) and Derby Cathedral to help meet the need for additional high-quality secondary places in the Derby area. The school has had a successful start and is currently over-subscribed for every year group. There are currently three cohorts of students in school with a further cohort due to join in September 2021, and every subsequent year until full. We will be opening a sixth form provision in September 2023. We will have 720 students in September 2021 across Years 7 to 10.
Derby Cathedral School is the first ever Church of England Secondary school in the Diocese. Currently under construction, we will be moving to our new state-of-the-art building in September 2021. This is located close to the city centre and regular updates showing the construction progress can be seen on our website.
The school equips students with skills and qualifications that enable them to access high-quality careers in and around the city of Derby and beyond. The curriculum offer is broad and balanced and our specialism in Mathematics and Music is enhanced by strong links with the Cathedral Choir and Music Department, which has a track record of music tutelage. The curriculum specialisms and our character values, based on the acronym FAITH, are a key part of the school vision and represent a platform from which we build high levels of personal development, well-being and achievement from Year 7 onwards.
Location: Just on the edge of the beautiful Peak District National Park, Derby is just 15 minutes from the M1 junction 24 and accessible via the A6, A50, A38 and A52. With a variety of family friendly amenities in the City and quick and easy access to the surrounding countryside, Derby is ideally placed and identified as one of the top places to live in the UK.
The development of our brand-new site within the City Centre will provide abundant parking and a new, modern working environment.
Closing Date: 4pm on 14th May 2021
Interviews are scheduled for w/c 17th May 2021. These will be virtual interviews via the Zoom platform due to the current Coronavirus social distancing regulations.

Employee benefits

TLR 2c currently £6,701

Applying for the job

Please download and complete both the main application form and also the References and Monitoring Form.

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Free School, Church of England
Education phase
School size
357 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01332 325714

About Derby Cathedral School

An 11 – 19 secondary school which opened in September 2018, was established by Derby Diocesan Academy Trust (DDAT) and Cathedral to help meet the need for additional high-quality places area. The has had a successful start is currently over-subscribed every year group. There are three cohorts of students with further cohort due join 2021, subsequent until full. We will be opening sixth form provision 2023. School first ever Church England Secondary Diocese. Currently under construction, we moving our new state-of-the-art building 2021. This located close city centre regular updates showing construction progress can seen on website.

Arranging a visit to Derby Cathedral School

To apply for this opportunity please download and complete the attached application form and submit via the TES website. We would encourage a telephone discussion with a member of our Senior Leadership team prior to making an application. To arrange this, please contact Mrs Jane Foulkes, School Business Manager via email - j.foulkes@derbycathedralschool.org.uk who will be happy to arrange this.

School location

Midland House, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 2SA

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