Head of Subject - French

John Port Spencer Academy, Derby, DE65 6LU

This job expired on 19 May 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    19 May 2022 at 8:00am

  • Date listed

    11 May 2022

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Head of Subject - French job summary

We are looking for an inspiring and enthusiastic Head of French. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to engage and motivate students at KS3, GCSE and A Level. You should be passionate about the subject and be able to inspire all students to reach their full potential. This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly committed and enthusiastic faculty. At John Port Spencer Academy, we teach French, German and Spanish. If you have one of these as a second language please let us know. It is not essential but may be an advantage.

There is the possibility of a position of Head of MFL Faculty for the right candidate. If you believe you have the qualifications, skills and experience to fulfil this role, please state this on your personal statement on the application form and send a separate letter, of no more than two sides of A4, addressing:

Why you believe you are you suited to this challenging post; how your experience to date will have prepared you to fulfil this role; and the steps you would take to establish yourself in the departmental team and the strategies you would employ to support both staff and students in achieving their full potential.

Please email this letter to Mrs T Bradbury (PA to Principal) at TBr@johnport.derbyshire.sch.uk.

As part of the Spencer Academies Trust, an exciting programme of professional development will also be available to you. For more information, please find the Person Specification and the Job Description attached to the advert on the Spencer Academies website.

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TLR 2c (£6946 p.a.)

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About John Port Spencer Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1957 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

John Port Spencer Academy is a large, vibrant and energetic community school demonstrating a common purpose and ambition - to ensure the very best learning experience for each and every one of our students. We recognise that every student has their own individual strengths, gifts and talents; our aim is to ensure that these are all nurtured and developed to their full potential.

SAT is an educational charity, Multi-Academy Trust and Sponsor of Academies. We have approaching 18000 children and young people in our academies and employ more than 2500 teachers, leaders and educational support professionals across the East Midlands. We aspire to be a leading regional high performing Trust, with a national reputation for excellence.

We currently have 16 primary academies, 8 secondary academies and one primary aged special school in our family of schools. All of our schools benefit from the collaboration and added value that being a member of our Trust offers, and share our values and beliefs. Spencer Trust academies share an ambition to deliver results that compete with the very highest performing schools in the country, and deliver a curriculum for students that is underpinned by breadth, opportunity and quality: one that seeks to give young people the opportunity to develop into well rounded global citizens that believe they can influence positive change in the world.

Applicants would be expected to share the Trust’s high aspirations and expectations for pupils and staff.

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