The Discovery Academy is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Teacher of MFL to join our strong team of highly motivated professionals who work collaboratively to raise standards and expectations at all levels throughout Key Stages 3 and 4. The department is viewed as a high performing team and is striving for further success. This is a fantastic opportunity for an inspiring and aspirational individual to join a creative, supportive, and successful faculty. The successful applicant will have excellent subject knowledge in French and will have the opportunity to be part of our exciting transition project for Key Stage 2/3 and Key Stage 4.
At the Discovery Academy our purpose
is that we are committed to "delivering ambitious, high-quality teaching
and learning every lesson, every day that overcomes inequality and allows every
student to achieve success". As an
Academy we have created a culture around our core values of Pride, Respect and
Commitment to ensure high expectations, positive relationships, and support for
all students. We believe having high
expectations of behaviour and attitudes enables teachers to teach and students
to develop in a caring, supportive environment.
The Academy boasts outstanding
facilities, a state-of-the-art learning environment and was judged ‘Good’
following an inspection by Ofsted in January 2019. Our growth programme
includes a £4.5 million additional teaching facility. The Academy is part of the
Alpha Academies Trust which is located in Stoke-on-Trent and consists of two
Secondary Schools, three Primary Schools and a Central Office team. The Alpha
Academies Trust has been established to create a network of primary and
secondary academies in North Staffordshire. Our purpose is to deliver a
first-class education for every child and overcome inequality. This means that
we recruit outstanding staff and make their professional development a number
The Trust offers a benefits package
which includes a good pension scheme with a current employer contribution of
26.2%, discounted gym membership for on-site gyms and 30% at Nuffield Health
Stoke Fitness & Wellbeing Gym, free on-site parking, subsidised meals and
Cyclescheme. We also offer an Employee Assistance Programme through Care first
including counselling services.
Academies are committed to staff development and all staff are encouraged to be
members of the Chartered College of Teaching. This is financed by the Trust and
colleagues are encouraged to access their resources and embark upon their
If you feel that the position is of an interest, you
have the right experience and skills and are ready for fresh challenges, then
we would love to hear from you. To apply, visit our website's vacancies page at
Click on 'Explore Available Opportunities,' find the vacancy you wish to apply for,
and simply click on the 'Apply Now' button at the top of the page, which will
direct you to the Alpha Academies Trust vacancy portal. If you're already registered,
please log in to submit your application. New users can register using the
sign-up option and proceed to submit their application. Should you need any
further information regarding your application please contact our Recruitment
Team by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Alpha Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service, as well as an online social media check along with other stringent vetting and induction processes. Please note, references will be sought for all shortlisted candidates prior to the interview.
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