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  • Expected start date

    25 April 2022

  • Application deadline

    17 January 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    16 December 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
French, German, Spanish
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type

Job summary

The success of our staff development and opportunities for progression in areas across our Trust leads us with an opportunity to appoint an outstanding teacher of MFL. The successful candidate will have excellent subject knowledge and be able to motivate students through inspirational teaching. This is an excellent opportunity for a talented teacher to join a thriving school and work with students who are keen to learn. The opportunity for personal development and progression is enormous. An active commitment to staff development through a strong and consistent focus and dialogue around teaching & learning pedagogy makes this an ideal position for candidates committed to being the best practitioner they can be.

Applications are welcomed from NQTs and experienced practitioners. Outstanding support is provided for NQTs through our very supportive and structured NQT programme.

The department currently has eight full time members of staff. Students are currently offered GCSEs and A Levels in French, German and Spanish.

The school has a proven record of success at GCSE and A Level.

In summer 2019, 86% of students gained grades 9-4 in five or more subjects with over 87% of students also gaining a grade 4 or above in English and Mathematics (67% gaining grade 5 or above).

The average progress 8 score was 0.45 and the attainment 8 score was 58.6.

Almost 40% of the GCSE grades awarded were grade 7 and above and 7% were grade 9.

At A Level over 97 % of the 2018-19 cohort achieved A*-E with over 25% of the grades at A*A. The Average Points Score per pupil is 34.7, giving an average grade per candidate of a C+.

Results for our 2019-20 cohort were in line with the data of the 2019 cohort. Our students continue to perform very well academically. Our job is to ensure that the results we achieve continue to improve year on year.

Children of staff who are permanently employed at Arden Academy are eligible for a ‘staff’ priority for main school and Sixth Form admissions (please see Admissions on our school website for full details).

Opportunities don’t arise very often to teach at a school like Arden and we are delighted to be offering the chance for someone to join the department.

In return we can offer you:

A positive and innovative learning culture supported by students, staff, parents and governors

Enthusiastic students who enjoy learning and engage positively in all aspects of school life

As a Multi Academy Trust, access to high quality continuing professional development and the opportunity for personal growth and development

A collaborative and supportive attitude amongst staff which promotes a sense of teamwork and unity

A Senior Leadership team who is committed to promoting the best environment and outcomes for staff and students

Your own personal laptop

Teacher Pension and a Cycle to Work scheme

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1813 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01564 773348

About Arden

Arden is a truly exceptional 'outstanding' secondary school (11-18 years) at the heart of the community and the peak of academic excellence. Situated just minutes of Junction 5 of the M42 and only 3 miles from the town of Solihull, visitors are astounded by our confident and articulate pupils. The warmth and trust between teachers and students is exemplary as is the constant drive to achieve maximum personal and academic potential. As a Teaching School and part of a Multi Academy Trust there is the opportunity for exceptional training and the sharing of knowledge and ideas.

School location

Station Road, Solihull, West Midlands, B93 0PT

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