This job expired on 18 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    18 October 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    1 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
ULT teachers' pay range, £26,950-£42,920

Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our MFL faculty. We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Teacher of Spanish to play a significant part within a dedicated and supportive team. The ability to teach French as well would be advantageous but not essential. You will be working in and making significant contributions to a team that is committed to continually raising standards.

Additional allowances

Possible TLR, R&R and/or relocation allowance available

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Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy, Christian, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1560 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

About Northampton Academy

Northampton Academy is a transformational comprehensive and non-selective school of approximately 1700 students, serving a diverse community. Our most recent OFSTED inspection in November 2019 was extremely positive. Our values, which underpin every decision we take, are RESPECT, DETERMINATION and AMBITION. We have a comprehensive student character-building programme, which has been nationally recognised through the Character Kitemark. We also have our ‘Investors in People’ accreditation, and staff wellbeing is a key focus here.

The leadership of the academy is completely determined to create an environment in which teachers can get on with their core role: delivering excellent lessons. To this end, the student behaviour system is clear and simple and easy to administer in lessons. If action is needed beyond these simple steps, the pastoral and senior teams take all the burden away from the teachers, conducting detentions, following up and dealing with parents on your behalf. Teachers at the academy speak of this as one of the major benefits of working here. In addition to this, teachers are trusted to be professionals through:

• No unannounced observations
• No lesson grading
• 3 extra INSET days per year for joint team planning
• A feedback and recognition policy that lets teachers decide the best feedback mechanism for their own classes, rather than having this prescribed centrally – no unmanageable marking loads
• A flexi-time timetable that incorporates at least one morning and one afternoon per fortnight where some working from home will be possible
• No data related appraisal targets

Arranging a visit to Northampton Academy

Please call 01604 210017 if you'd like to arrange a school visit. If you wish to discuss the role, please contact the Head of MFL, Beth Devonshire-Conway at the school or email, or the Assistant Principal for Teaching and Learning, Damian McGeehin on 01604 210039 (email

School location

Wellingborough Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN3 8NH

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