This job expired on 11 July 2024

  • Start date details

    Sept 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter

  • Closing date

    11 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    1 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored


Modern Languages

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Teacher of MFL job summary

Hours: 0.5fte


The Whitehaven Academy is part of Cumbria Education Trust. CET is a growing multi-academy trust based in Cumbria; and is committed to creating outstanding, innovative and inspiring learning environments for our schools and their communities. The successful candidate will be joining CET at an exciting time, as we continue to build on our successes and move forward on our journey to establish ourselves as one of the highest performing MATs in the North of England.

This is an excellent opportunity to join The Whitehaven Academy at a pivotal time for its future. There has been significant financial investment to redevelop the school which moved into its state-of-the-art new building in 2022 and new sports facilities added in 2023. The school continues to expand, and we were again oversubscribed for Year 7 admissions in September 2024.

We are looking for an outstanding candidate to join our growing team. The candidate should be an excellent classroom practitioner, reflective in their teaching practice and focused on getting the best from every student across all key stages of the secondary curriculum.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be qualified to degree level in French or German.
  • Possess a relevant teaching qualification (PGCE, Cert Ed, Bed)
  • Be an excellent communicator committed to leading an effective team within the whole school community
  • Ensure high standards of teaching across the curriculum and have a commitment to challenging learners to achieve well
  • Be a passionate, caring and inspirational leader and teacher
  • Be self-motivated and reliable
  • Be enthusiastic about current research on thinking skills and building learning power.

If you have the qualities required, along with the passion and aspirations to contribute to the success of the Academy and the MAT, then we would welcome an application from you.

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 The Whitehaven Academy

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

School location

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