Subject Leader of MFL

Northfleet School for Girls, Gravesend, Kent


Job details

Subjects French, Spanish
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,732 to £40,490

Job summary

Due to the retirement of our current Subject Leader of MFL we are seeking a new talented leader for the Department who has a genuine passion for the subject. The successful candidate will be committed to further raising standards and have an enthusiasm for teaching, learning and the progression of young people. We offer French and Spanish to our students.

The post-holder shares the responsibility for delivering the school vision for all students.

The Subject Leader of MFL will co-ordinate, lead and manage the teaching and delivery of MFL across the whole school and is accountable for improved standards of learning and achievement for all students, high quality teaching and effective use of resources.

In addition, the post holder is responsible for supporting and developing cross curricular programmes and events both within the College they are based in and across the school where appropriate.

Employee benefits

As a school we will offer you:
- TLR allowance for subject leader responsibility and this is currently £2,796 per annum
- A comprehensive induction
- Extensive professional development based on your needs and aspirations
- The opportunity to be part of a subject and whole school team which believes in working together to achieve excellence
- A school which values every individuals' contribution and seeks to develop teachers skills and talents across all areas of school life

Supporting documents

School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Secondary
School size 893 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Northfleet School for Girls website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

About Northfleet School for Girls

Northfleet School for Girls is a vibrant and friendly school which values every individual as a professional member of the whole team. Our vision is that all students should dream big and achieve. This is realised through staff, students and parents working closely together, having high expectations in all areas and enjoying the journey. We are at a very exciting stage in our path to outstanding. Results have improved year on year and are now significantly above similar schools, student engagement is excellent and intake numbers are expanding rapidly at both Year 7 and Year 12. We are particularly excited to be planning a brand new dedicated Sixth Form building for 2021. The following quotes from our 2020 staff survey give a feel for the school; “I believe the students' behaviour is really good and it makes this school a great place to work.” “The school management have a caring ethos and as a new member of staff I am very impressed with how valued I have been made to feel and the initiatives to make the working environment a happy place to be.” “I love working at this school and do find it a good school to work for. I do feel valued and that there are opportunities for me to professionally develop. The behaviour here is good and SLT are supportive. It is a great school to work at.” “Fantastic place to work - staff very supportive of each other and students.” “The school is immaculately presented which provides a professional environment for our students to learn in and be proud of. SLT always make time to support every member of staff and the expectation of the workforce is clear. In addition to the above; parent surveys show that 97% would recommend the school, 99% say their child is taught well and 99% say we look after their child well. If you would like to be part of a school that values the contribution of all staff in achieving great education and want to work in an environment where everyone is supported to develop further then we would like to speak with you.

School location

Hall Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 8AQ