33 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    28 February 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    20 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are recruiting a Modern Foreign Languages Teacher to join our team from September 2023.

The ability to teach Spanish and French in either or both subjects to KS3 students and GCSE level.

The post-holder may also be involved in planning and delivering Spanish lessons to KS2 students in the primary schools that are part of the Droylsden Schools Partnership work.

Applications from NQT’s are welcome.

We will appoint a high-impact teacher who can deliver strong outcomes with their classes.

We are determined that the successful candidate will have:

  • A passion for teaching in their specialist subject.
  • Evidence of high impact teaching.
  • Evidence of strong outcomes with groups at KS3 and KS4.
  • Well-developed skills in marking and feedback to students, which leads to well-matched and challenging learning activities.
  • Alignment with our trust and school values.

All candidates must hold QTS (Qualified Teacher Status).

What the school offers its staff

The School

Droylsden Academy is a good school; this is a very exciting time to join us as we continue to build a team of committed professionals who are driven in making our vision of becoming outstanding a reality.

“Pupils are proud to attend Droylsden Academy”

“Pupils are happy and accepting of each other’s differences. The school is a place where they can be themselves”

“Teachers’ expectations of pupils’ behaviour and academic achievement are high. Pupils rise to these standards”

“Pupils behave well and work hard”

“Pupils are expected to develop their character and confidence. They develop leadership skills and they are well prepared for life in modern Britain”

“Teachers are successful in helping pupils to deepen their understanding of ideas and concepts across the curriculum. Effective support helps pupils remember more over time”

“An extensive programme of pastoral support and life lessons ensures that pupils learn about healthy relationships and the wider world”

“Pupils benefit from an extensive range of extra-curricular clubs”

From 1st January 2022, Droylsden Academy has become the founding member of the Tame River Educational Trust. You can find more information about this at: https://www.droylsdenacademy.com/tret/417608.html.

Droylsden Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out, references will be sought and successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and other relevant checks with statutory bodies.

It is an offence to apply for this role if you have been barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

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About Droylsden Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
929 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

About Droylsden Academy Droylsden Academy is a mainstream, co-educational, non-denominational secondary school for children aged 11-16. It is situated in Droylsden, Manchester, and there are currently 850 pupils on its roll. In September 2009, Droylsden School converted to academy status and moved into a state-of-the-art building with places for 1,200 pupils. The academy is sponsored by Tameside College and it works in partnership with the college to raise levels of attainment and the aspirations of students. Headteacher Mr P Wilson Values and vision Droylsden Academy is built on three core values: politeness, hard work and honesty. The secondary school encourages pupils to treat everyone and everything as they would wish to be treated and to be respectful, polite and courteous at all times. Ofsted report “This is an improving academy which is well led by an executive headteacher and a headteacher, who are instilling high expectations and aspirations for students and staff. Senior and middle leadership has been strengthened and this has given the academy greater capacity for further and more rapid improvement. Students are making better progress and their attainment is improving. An above-average percentage of students make expected progress in English. Work with outstanding schools has helped the academy to plan for improvement and has had a positive impact on the academy practices. Students’ behaviour is good. They are eager to learn and are increasingly embracing a stronger work ethos. The academy is a safe and caring community.”

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