8 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024. Earlier start can be negotiated.

  • Closing date

    4 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 May 2024

Job details

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Modern Languages

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (Actual) MPS/UPS + possibility of a TLR for the right candidate

Teacher of MFL (Spanish) job summary

We are looking to appoint an outstanding, creative and inspirational Teacher of Spanish to contribute fully to the future development of our expanding Modern Foreign Languages faculty at the academy. You will have the ability to teach Spanish to Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4 and preferably Key Stage 5.

If you are able to motivate all students to achieve or exceed their target grades, if you are passionate about Spanish, have an interest in being at the cutting edge and are driven to ensure students receive the best possible experience, then this job is for you.

You will be joining an excellent MFL faculty that has a relentless focus on raising achievement. This is an exciting opportunity for an ECT or an experienced teacher. (All our ECTs are well supported by an excellent induction programme).

The ideal candidate must have the following:

Qualified Teacher Status (ability to teach to Key Stage 3, Key stage 4 and preferably Key Stage 5).

Previous experience working as a MFL teacher

Be versatile to take on a range of activities

Have the ability to work within a larger team

Have high expectations of all learners

Ability to teach out of subject if required

The successful candidate will:

Raise achievement through motivating, challenging and inspiring our students;

Have a commitment to inclusion;

Help foster a culture of high expectations and achievement within the department;

Have drive, enthusiasm, resilience, warmth and humour.

Have opportunities to contribute to the wider life and ethos of the Academy

Already possess or be working towards QTS (Qualified Teacher Status)

We can offer you:

The opportunity to join a supportive staff and work with well-motivated students;

An innovative curriculum;

The opportunity to join an aspiring academy with exciting plans for the future;

An excellent ECT programme (if applicable);

A data rich environment focused on raising standards.

Our young people deserve nothing less than the best, so if you can be the best then we would like to hear from YOU!

For an informal discussion or to arrange a tour of the academy please contact Dr Lisa Mason, Principal, on 01384 566598 or email lisa.mason@oatforge.co.uk .

Ormiston Forge 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. This post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exemptions) Order 1975 and you will be required to declare whether you have any criminal convictions.

Ormiston Forge Academy is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 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.

The 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: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Ormiston Forge Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1640 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Secondary Academy with Sixth Form provision. Part of Ormiston Academies Trust

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