This job expired on 20 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    20 October 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    6 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Working pattern
Will consider full time, term time
Contract type
Fixed term (2 terms (8 months))

Job summary

Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages (French/Spanish) (Maternity Cover)
MPS / UPS Full Time
Required for 1stJanuary 2022 for two terms (contract end date 31st August 2022)

Are you determined to provide the very best experience for students?
Are you passionate about your subject and ready to inspire others with that passion?
Are you an individual who wants to continually develop professionally?
- If so you may well have the “Golden Thread” we are looking for.

The Queen Elizabeth Academy are seeking to appoint an outstanding, enthusiastic and passionate Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages to join our fantastic department, and our forward thinking, modern academy.

You will be motivated to strive to be your best, and have an obvious desire to educate the next generation. You will be a dynamic and inspirational teacher, with the ambition to consistently challenge yourself to be the best you can be. As a school and trust, we will offer you fantastic CPD, with career development opportunities at the forefront of our minds. This role would suit an experienced teacher looking to progress their career, or an innovative NQT looking for their first teaching role.

This is an excellent time to be joining our academy and our MFL department. The Modern Foreign Languages department is led by a superb, relatively recently appointed Head of Department, who has an inspirational curriculum vision for MFL. As a result great strides have been made in the quality of provision and this is being translated into improving attainment and progress. Currently the Head of Department is supported by two Languages teachers who are both excellent practitioners. Languages is viewed as a cornerstone of our broad and balanced curriculum in which students are entitled to learn a language. In support of this our Trust and academy tight principle is for 75% of students to be entered for Languages GCSE. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach French and/or Spanish to GCSE level.

As a proud Academy Transformation Trust academy we are devoted to professional development and support which is second to none. Our ATT Institute offers hundreds of training events and leadership accreditation qualifications to develop your talent to its full potential. As an academy we believe it is our role to develop your expertise to the full through supportive coaching in order to transform the lives of our students.

We are keen to welcome colleagues who share our passion for engaging students in learning and inspiring them to achieve.

Do you want to make a real difference to the lives of our students?
Do you have what it takes to work with a determined leadership team and staff, which promote excellence, and consistently challenge you to improve?

If so, then we welcome you to join our team at The Queen Elizabeth Academy. Our trust is registered as Disability Confident, we welcome all applications and are open to flexible working.

We welcome communications from prospective applicants, please contact our HR administrator on

Closing date: 12pm Wednesday 20th October 2021
* Please note we reserve the right to close this vacancy sooner if necessary.

The academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure Certificate with Barred List check (child) via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
School size
656 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact email

About The Queen Elizabeth Academy

The Queen Elizabeth Academy is an 11-16 mixed academy based in Atherstone with approximately 660 pupils on roll. Following our Ofsted inspection in May 2017, we were shown to be “Good with Outstanding features”, a real testament to the hard work and dedication of our staff and students. In November 2016, as part of the Priority School Building Programme, we moved into brand new premises that have given us access to fantastic new facilities, which really set us apart in the locality.

We are a forward-thinking school, always looking for areas to develop and improve as well as being very open to new ideas; we feel this is best way to ensure consistent development and attainment of our students

School location

Witherley Road, Atherstone, Warwickshire, CV9 1LZ

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