This job expired on 18 July 2024

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    18 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 May 2024

Job details

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Modern Languages

Working pattern

Part time, full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (Actual) MPS/UPS

Teacher of MFL job summary

This role is a great opportunity for an experienced MFL teacher looking for a new challenge in a high-potential school or for an ECT looking to develop their career. Regardless of your career stage, we will provide you with the necessary professional development and support to enable you to be a great teacher or future leader at Ormiston Sudbury Academy. There is an opportunity for the right candidate to develop MFL within the Academy with suitable remuneration.

Ormiston Sudbury Academy caters for 11 to 16-year olds. With 700 students on roll, we provide a vibrant learning environment. Our new colleague will also benefit from being part of Ormiston Academies Trust, a MAT of 43 primary and secondary academies. The Trust’s vision is for all young people to have access to the highest academic, social and practical skills required to achieve their full potential. OAT support all staff so that they can enhance and develop their professional skills whatever their role within the trust. Teachers will have access to high quality programmes and support from regional lead practitioners; aspiring leaders will be nurtured and encouraged through high quality opportunities.

Our teachers teach because they love to impart knowledge and work with and inspire young people. They are passionate about learning, have a deep love for their subject and ensure students get the best support they need to improve.

The successful candidate will need to provide our students with an outstanding education in MFL and work collaboratively with the Assistant Principal to provide effective support with a view to continuing to raise standards, supporting the school in securing high standards of teaching and learning. This is an exciting time to join a team of staff who are working together to improve student outcomes and continually develop themselves as professionals. We currently teach French but would be open to applicants specialising in a different MFL.

The successful candidate will be;

  • A skilled teacher of MFL with an understanding of effective pedagogical approaches.
  • Passionate about leading successful learning, in their classroom and across the subject.
  • Keen to build on the existing extra curricular provision.
  • Organised and have an eye for detail
  • A team player

In return, we can offer you;

  • a range of CPD opportunities to support professional development inside and outside the classroom.
  • a self-driven approach to professional growth.
  • a range of evidence-informed strategies to support teaching and learning inside the classroom.
  • a consistent approach to behaviour which ensures learning is not disrupted.
  • a welcoming staff community.
  • external leadership/NPQ opportunities, including supporting masters’ applications and aspiring senior leader’s development programme.
  • a range of staff benefits including; discounts at major retailers through Vivup, deposit free car leasing, cycle to work scheme, access to a contributory pension scheme and a staff advice and counselling service.

The closing date for applications is 20th May 2024, early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy early should a suitable candidate be found.

If you have any questions, please contact Mrs S Morris, Principal via email contact@ormistonsudbury.co.uk, alternatively both the Principal and Head of Faculty can be contacted on 01787 375131.

Ormiston Sudbury Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Ormiston Academies Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Flexible working opportunities will be considered.

All successful appointments will be subject to suitability checks in accordance with KCSIE, including identity, Right to Work, qualifications, online searches, prohibition check, two references and enhanced DBS check including Children’s Barred List.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974. Guidance on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Exceptions Order 1975, which provides information about which convictions must be declared during job applications and related exceptions, can be found here:

Commitment to safeguarding

OAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the expectation is that all staff will share this commitment. Therefore, the successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS and barred list check.

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About Ormiston Sudbury Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
692 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Ormiston Sudbury Academy is based in the market town of Sudbury, which is in the southwest of Suffolk, near the Essex border. It has been part of OAT for over 10 years, joining the trust in September 2012. The school is an 11-18 co-educational academy with just over 700 students. The number of students who are eligible for pupil premium funding is slightly above the national average. Students’ ability on entry is historically lower than the national average and attainment and progress remains a key improvement priority for the school moving forwards. Ormiston Sudbury Academy has a reputation as a caring, community school where students thrive.

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