Subject Leader, Spanish

Ripley St Thomas Church of England Academy, Lancaster, Lancashire

Job details

Subjects Spanish, French
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £27,169 to £43,286

Job summary

We are excited to offer this fantastic opportunity for an ambitious teacher of Spanish to join the Ripley family as our new Subject Leader, to join our ambitious and innovative MFL department and be part of a strong and co-operative team.

The successful applicant will be passionate about their subject and a talented teacher, with excellent subject knowledge and the ability to teach Spanish to A Level and French to GCSE.

Please see applicant information pack for full details.

Essential educational requirements

A good honours degree in MFL

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

• The ability to teach Spanish to A Level and French to GCSE
• A genuine belief in the value of each child
• A knowledge of the GCSE and NC requirements of the subject
• A good knowledge and understanding of current curricular developments in MFL
• The ability to maintain a high standard of teaching and learning
• The ability to establish firm, fair and effective discipline
• A willingness to be part of a team
• High levels of commitment, motivation and initiative
• Good ICT skills
• The ability to relate well to all members of the school community
• Good communication skills
• High personal standards and high expectations of themselves and others
• A flexible approach to school life
• A desire to contribute to a range of co-curricular activities
• A willingness to contribute to the exploration and development of additional KS4 courses.
• An excellent health and attendance record
• A willingness to support and promote the school’s distinctive Christian ethos

Employee benefits

We can offer:

A TLR allowance of £2,796 per annum (included in salary range shown above)

A school with a distinctive Christian mission, ethos and strong traditions, dating back to 1864

The opportunity to work in a school graded as outstanding in all areas by both Ofsted and SIAMS (Church school inspection)

A highly achieving 11-18 school with consistently excellent results at GCSE and A Level

Fantastic pupils who are hardworking, enthusiastic and impeccably behaved

Supportive and aspirational parents

A dedicated, enthusiastic and highly professional staff team

A professional working environment in which all staff are valued, listened to and able to fully use their gifts and talents.

The opportunity to contribute to outstanding teacher training as part of the Ripley TSA SCITT

The opportunity to teach A Level in our large and expanding Sixth Form

Excellent teaching resources and facilities, from the Grade 2* listed Chapel to brand new buildings and facilities

Extra-curricular sporting facilities for staff including fully equipped gym, swimming pool and running track

Career development recruitment incentives:

A bespoke CPD programme for all staff, exciting career opportunities and individual teaching and leadership coaching

Access through the Teaching School to a range of middle and senior leadership programmes

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy, Church of England
Education phase Secondary
School size 1733 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
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School website Ripley St Thomas Church of England Academy website (opens in a new window)
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About Ripley St Thomas Church of England Academy

School location

Ashton Road, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 4RS