Head of MFL with specialism in Spanish
 

Head of  Department – MFL (with a specialism in Spanish)

We are currently looking for a Head of MFL (with a specialism in Spanish) to lead the department at Ark Alexandra Academy.

This is an exciting opportunity to join Ark Alexandra Academy following approval from the DfE for a merger of Ark Helenswood and Ark William Parker from September 2019, both previously single sex schools which will come together as one co-educational school.  Both schools have worked well together and have achieved impressive results in their combined Sixth Form: top 15% nationally for progress.

We invest in our staff and professional development is a high priority and an integral part of our culture. We currently dedicate protected time to training sessions on a weekly basis. We train, develop and support our teachers from Heads of Department to Assistant principal, to Vice Principal to Principal. 

We are looking to recruit Head of MFL to be play an integral part in our journey to provide an outstanding education. As Head of MFL, you will lead, develop and manage the effective delivery of an outstanding curriculum which enables the highest level of student progress and attainment. You will lead the professional teaching team to ensure high levels of progress and attainment.

The ideal candidate will:

  • be experienced in raising attainment in a challenging classroom environment
  • have excellent leadership and management skills
  • have a resilient character and a strong personal drive
  • have proven experience working successfully with students of all abilities
  • be able to show evidence of continually improving the teaching and learning of their subject though schemes of work and extra-curricular activities

 

Alexandra Academy is part of Ark, an international charity and one of the UK’s most successful multi-academy trusts, with a network of 38 schools in 4 locations across the country. Benefits of being part of the Ark network include:

  • Twice as many training days as standard
  • Network-wide events with Ark colleagues, held by the best minds in education
  • Bespoke training designed for teachers at crucial stages in their careers
  • Bite-sized training delivered face-to-face or via our library or video clips, articles and online resources

Visits to our school are welcomed and encouraged; to arrange, please contact Jan Laker, HR Manager on 01424 757928 or jlaker@arkhelenswood.org.

To apply please submit your application online by visiting our website. Early applications are encouraged and interviews will be arranged on a rolling basis.  

Job description & Person Specification HoD MFL.pdf

Start date: September 2019

Salary: L3 - L7, £42,609 - £47,116

Location: Hastings

Closing date: 31st May 2019 at 11am

Ark Alexandra Academy is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Location
Ark Alexandra Academy
Salary From
L3 £42,609
Salary To
L7 £47,116
 

Head of  Department – MFL (with a specialism in Spanish)

We are currently looking for a Head of MFL (with a specialism in Spanish) to lead the department at Ark Alexandra Academy.

This is an exciting opportunity to join Ark Alexandra Academy following approval from the DfE for a merger of Ark Helenswood and Ark William Parker from September 2019, both previously single sex schools which will come together as one co-educational school.  Both schools have worked well together and have achieved impressive results in their combined Sixth Form: top 15% nationally for progress.

We invest in our staff and professional development is a high priority and an integral part of our culture. We currently dedicate protected time to training sessions on a weekly basis. We train, develop and support our teachers from Heads of Department to Assistant principal, to Vice Principal to Principal. 

We are looking to recruit Head of MFL to be play an integral part in our journey to provide an outstanding education. As Head of MFL, you will lead, develop and manage the effective delivery of an outstanding curriculum which enables the highest level of student progress and attainment. You will lead the professional teaching team to ensure high levels of progress and attainment.

The ideal candidate will:

  • be experienced in raising attainment in a challenging classroom environment
  • have excellent leadership and management skills
  • have a resilient character and a strong personal drive
  • have proven experience working successfully with students of all abilities
  • be able to show evidence of continually improving the teaching and learning of their subject though schemes of work and extra-curricular activities

 

Alexandra Academy is part of Ark, an international charity and one of the UK’s most successful multi-academy trusts, with a network of 38 schools in 4 locations across the country. Benefits of being part of the Ark network include:

  • Twice as many training days as standard
  • Network-wide events with Ark colleagues, held by the best minds in education
  • Bespoke training designed for teachers at crucial stages in their careers
  • Bite-sized training delivered face-to-face or via our library or video clips, articles and online resources

Visits to our school are welcomed and encouraged; to arrange, please contact Jan Laker, HR Manager on 01424 757928 or jlaker@arkhelenswood.org.

To apply please submit your application online by visiting our website. Early applications are encouraged and interviews will be arranged on a rolling basis.  

Job description & Person Specification HoD MFL.pdf

Start date: September 2019

Salary: L3 - L7, £42,609 - £47,116

Location: Hastings

Closing date: 31st May 2019 at 11am

Ark Alexandra Academy is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.