Teacher of MFL Outwood Grange Academy, Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Job description

Are you an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher of MFL looking to forge a career in an Outstanding Trust? Come and join our team at Outwood Grange Academy!

We are seeking a teacher of MFL to join a successful Languages department in an Outstanding school. We achieved great results in summer 2019 (95% 4+ and 86% 5+ Progress +0.26) and are set to continue this standard. The department will have 6 members of MFL staff from September 2020 and offers French and Spanish from Y7 – Y13, as well as German from Y9-Y13. We are looking for a French specialist (up to GCSE minimum) with the ability to teach one other language, ideally to GCSE. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced or new member of the profession to join an enthusiastic learning community. A full and supportive NQT programme is provided.

Essential educational requirements

Knowledge of curriculum changes at KS3, GCSE and A level.

Essential qualifications

An appropriate qualification in MFL to degree level and completion of an appropriate teacher training course.
An upper second class degree or better in your specialism.
Up to date health and safety training.

Essential skills and experience

Recent and relevant teaching experience in employment or training.
Recent experience of teaching GCSE Languages.
Highly creative practitioner capable of effective teaching and learning.
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to play a full role in a large team, sharing the development of effective practice.
Enthusiasm and energy to bring MFL to life for all students of all abilities through creative lesson planning and delivery.
Flexibility and desire for professional development in the classroom or towards a leadership role.
Have high expectations of students including a commitment to ensuring they can achieve their full potential.
Have a range of teaching, learning and behaviour management strategies and be able to implement these with challenging groups.

Employee benefits

Outwood Grange Academy is the lead school in Outwood Grange Academies Trust. Being part of the Trust means that all staff have access to excellent opportunities for professional development at all levels, with scope to build a career across a range of schools. In MFL there is a dedicated team of Directors who provide subject specific CPD and in school support to ensure that quality teaching and learning leads to outstanding outcomes for all students.

About Outwood Grange Academy

Potovens Lane, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 2PF
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