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Tutor - MFL

Leigh Academy Blackheath, London, SE3 8SY

This job expired on 23 May 2022

  • Application deadline

    23 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    3 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (-)

Salary

Actual salary £18,495 (£21,775 full time equivalent)

Tutor - MFL job summary

About the role: Leigh Academy Blackheath are seeking to appoint a confident and enthusiastic Tutor of MFL to join our learning support team raising the attainment of students whose learning has been impacted by COVID-19. Our successful candidate will be helping students with additional needs in mainstream classes and ensuring that strategies are implemented to respond to the individual needs of students. The nature of the role is to work on a 1:1 basis or in small groups, with an assessment of progress at the end. Applicants need to be able to diagnose where students' weaknesses lie, remedy this and ensure that students’ learning is secure. Candidates need to be able to quickly develop a positive relationship with students, and be tenacious in the pursuit of progress.

Key responsibilities of this role include the following;

To support small groups of students designated by the class teacher or Director of Learning for MFL.
Supporting pupils with additional needs in mainstream classes, ensuring their safety and access to learning.
Establishing good relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and being aware of and responding appropriately to individual needs.
To assist teachers to identify the learning needs of individual students.
To provide feedback to teaching staff regarding student progress with respect to identified units of work.
To keep an accurate record of group work: learning objective / teaching tasks /students / relevant assessment data.
To plan and deliver sessions following an outlined programme of study.
Supporting students with the retention of powerful knowledge and fundamental numeracy skills, such that they are able to achieve and enjoy the subject.
Supporting pupils in using basic ICT as directed.​​​​​​​
This role is ideal for recent Graduates who are looking to embark on Teacher Training commencing September 2023. This role will provide you with first hand exposure to working in a school setting. You will be well supported with high-quality resources which you can adapt to meet the needs of students. If this is of interest to you, please include this in your supporting statement so that a member of the Talent Team can discuss it with you in more detail.

We are also interested in hearing from experienced/retired teachers who are committed to improving the life chances of students affected by the pandemic. Our appointed candidate will be eligible to receive bespoke training and development opportunities to positively influence our students’ learning.

Find out more about Modern Foreign Languages at Leigh Academy Blackheath by clicking here.​​​​​​​

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About Leigh Academy Blackheath

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
536 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Working at Leigh Academy Blackheath:

We are a co-educational 11-18yr comprehensive school and an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. We are driven by the belief that every learner is entitled to an enriching, varied and personalised education; delivered through a broad and balanced curriculum that provides challenge, irrespective of need, starting point or background. Our mission is to ensure all our students develop into powerful citizens of the digital future on both a national and global scale.

Our strong learning community works together and shares the value of collaboration; every member of our academy family collaborates to achieve success, cultivating a strong sense of belonging. Our belief in ‘human-scale’ education, delivered through a schools-within-schools model, ensures every one of our students is known and valued. Strong pastoral care is at the heart of our academy and we place great importance on building strong partnerships with parents and carers.

Since opening in September 2018, Leigh Academy Blackheath (LAB) has established itself as the local community’s preferred choice for their child’s secondary education. We received over 1,000 applications for this September’s 180 Year 7 places, with over 300 first choice preferences. It is an exciting time to be joining our learning community as our

sixth form provision - LABP16, is set to open in September 2023. Building upon our well established IB roots, LABP16 will offer our students the opportunity to study the IB Diploma and IB Career- related programmes.

At LAB, everything we do is built upon our core values of: Respect, Integrity, Ambition, Scholarship and Resilience. We are a strong team and work hard together to ensure every student realises their full potential. Staff have access to a wide range of professional development opportunities both within the academy and across Leigh Academies Trust (LAT).

Our dedicated staff are the most important factor in transforming lives and delivering the best outcomes for every student. Every colleague has access to a wide range of professional development opportunities, tailored to the individual depending on aspirations and key areas of interest.

Our recent Challenge Partners review, in June 2021, found us to be ‘Leading’ in all areas with an area of excellence in Digital Strategy.

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2021, our Trust comprises 31 geographically organised academies (15 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider. Click here to view our future plans in our Vision 2025 document.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Click here to view the range of benefits available to all LAT staff.

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds.​​​​​​​

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

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