Head of Modern Foreign Languages

  • The Victory Academy
  • Chatham

Head of Modern Foreign Languages

Job advert

T Scale - £25,750 - £39,964 FTE plus TLR2 £4,441

Full-time, permanent

Start Date:  May/June or September 2019

“The Victory Academy is GOOD in all areas”

“Achievement has risen over the last three years” Ofsted October 2017

 

We are the highest performing high school in Medway

 

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is in the top 10 Multi-Academy Trusts for KS4 progress

 

We require a Head of MFL to join The Victory Academy in September 2019. Our Academy offers French and Spanish courses to our students; the successful candidate will be required to teach at least one of these languages (ideally both). The post-holder will also be required to lead on community languages.

 

We are a mixed Comprehensive School for 11-19 year old students of all ability ranges, where everyone works and learns within its caring and supportive environment. 

 

We are privileged to work in a stunning learning environment with excellent resources. The Academy is focused on providing an education for all. Our belief is that each person is unique – every member of our community has gifts and talents that we seek to grow and channel. Our job is to find and foster these for all. We offer a broad and balanced curriculum geared towards ensuring that our students will be dynamic members of society when they leave the Academy.

 

The Victory Academy was officially opened in September 2015 and is sponsored by The Thinking Schools Academy Trust (TSAT).  

 

View our latest video to gain an insight into The Victory Academy

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We can offer you:

  • Revised Teacher Payscale to retain and reward excellent teachers
  • A newly built school with a stunning teaching environment and state of the art technology
  • Outstanding CPD tailored to you, wherever you are in your career
  • Support from across the Trust to help you deliver outstanding teaching and learning through resources, mentoring and school visits
  • Access to the New Horizons Teaching Alliance, offering a wide range of robust and innovatory development resources and expertise
  • Reduced membership of a fully-equipped fitness suite and classes – located on the site of Holcombe Grammar School
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas
  • Onsite parking free of charge

We are looking to recruit a talented and enthusiastic Head of Modern Foreign Languages.

 

The ideal candidate will: 

  • Be a qualified teacher
  • Be able to deliver consistently good or outstanding practice
  • Be experienced in planning an appropriate and challenging curriculum
  • Have a thorough knowledge of present curriculum developments, particularly those relating to Modern Foreign Languages
  • Be an inspiring teacher with real enthusiasm for the subject
  • Be able to motivate his/her pupils
  • Be committed to high standards for both staff and students
  • Be prepared to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the Academy
  • Have excellent knowledge/experience of teaching French/Spanish

A tour of the Academy is highly recommended. To arrange, please call us on 03333 602140.

 

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

 

 

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