Head of MFL
Malcolm Arnold Academy

Job Reference: 01123

Location: Malcolm Arnold Academy

Closing Date: 01/12/2019

Vacancy Start Date: Not Specified

Salary: L7 - L10 (£47,707 - £51,311pa)

Employment Type: Permanent

School Type: Secondary

Hours Per week: Full time teaching hours

Malcolm Arnold Academy is now recruiting for a Head of MFL. This role could be the ideal next step in your career.


If you are ambitious, inspirational, creative, open-minded and want to be part of our success then we want to hear from you.


About the role


You will lead the department and act as the core Leader for this subject area.  You will be responsible for leading, managing, supporting and monitoring the work of the departmental team to secure effective leadership and management of the department and high standards of staff performance.


About you

Enthusiastic and highly committed

Have the capacity to generate energy and enthusiasm for learning

Be able to raise achievement through motivating, challenging and inspiring our students

Be a reflective and resilient practitioner

Have a commitment to inclusion

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

Have a commitment to the Trust and school’s ethos and vision

Be able to establish strong relationships with students and staff

Model professional standards across all areas of work


About our Academy


Malcolm Arnold Academy, Church of England School, is an Ofsted rated Good school - in every category (May 2018). We welcome young people from Year 7 through to Year 13.


More of our students than ever before are now heading to some of the country’s top universities, opening up a wealth of new possibilities and helping to raise aspirations and shape characters.


Strong grades, self-confidence and outstanding life experiences gained through our enrichment programme are all hallmarks of a Malcolm Arnold Academy education.


About the Trust


The DRET vision for education is:

Crafting an unbeatable learning climate through our Warm:Strict philosophy, we hold unapologetically high expectations for and of the students in our care.  We have clear boundaries, rules and routines because students deserve to feel safe and calm in school.

We value the acquisition of powerful knowledge as a goal in itself, as an entitlement for all children.  We invest significant time and resource into ensuring that students gain a wide, broad knowledge base to enable them to become active members of their community in the future.  Alongside a rigorous and challenging academic curriculum, students also experience a broad range of sport, art and musical opportunities ensuring that they have the richest experience a secondary education can give.


Our teachers are subject experts and make use of evidence-based research to ensure that they pass on their knowledge to students in the most direct and effective ways, ensuring that it is learnt,

remembered and that it supports every child to achieve their fullest potential. 


We are committed to becoming one of the top-performing multi-academy trusts in the country.


If this aligns with your vision and philosophy, we would love to hear from you.


What we can offer you

Full-time – permament role

Salary of L7-L10

Access to Teachers’ Pension Scheme

Excellent provision for your professional and leadership development


Apply now – to complete our on-line application form click on ‘apply for job’.  Please note that we cannot accept CVs without a completed form.


We look forward to receiving your application.


Malcolm Arnold Academy, Church of England School, is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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