Head of Modern Foreign Languages

Job Roles:
Head of Department - schools related roles
Organisation Type:
Academy Trust
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Modern Languages
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
Ark MPS (£31,242-42,520) or UPS (£46,272 - £48,814) (Inner London)
27th Nov 2019
Start Date:
Job Ref:

Head of Modern Foreign Languages
Location Ark Bolingbroke Academy
Salary From£31,242Salary to £42,520

Head of MFL

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented practitioner and leader of Modern Foreign Languages to develop and lead the MFL provision across the academy.

In 2012, Bolingbroke Academy opened with the vision to create a centre of excellence. We are extremely proud of our GCSE results in English, Maths, Science, Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) and Performing Arts as well as our first A-level results this August. We are seeking an exceptional and inspiring leader to join our pioneering school and contribute to our school’s mission. This is a unique opportunity to be part of showing what non-selective education can achieve for all pupils in our community. Bolingbroke Academy provides a first class learning environment based on outstanding teaching, great relationships and excellent facilities.

We are looking for a leader who is passionate about Languages and who can contribute more widely to the leadership of the school. We are looking for an individual with a genuine passion for working at Bolingbroke Academy, a belief in the potential of every child and that through hard work all pupils and students can access and benefit from a university and high level apprenticeship education, and the courage and vision to lead others in making things happen.

This is a role for a leader who is able to take on significant responsibility in a high performing school.

In this role you will:

· be an outstanding teacher, able to motivate and challenge learners of all abilities;

· be an outstanding leader, with good communication and organisation skills;

· be able to teach French or Spanish to Key Stage 5;

· be a passionate about their subject and a committed team player;

· have a proven track record of success and raising pupil attainment in MFL;

· have high expectations for accountability and consistency;

· have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of pupils;

· be committed to Bolingbroke Academy’s ethos of high expectations.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to:

Teach within a growing Academy and lead the English provision
Join a network of Ark schools and gain access to an exclusive range of benefits, including reduced gym membership and a comprehensive CPD provision.

Please apply at:

Please submit your application no later than Monday 13th January at 11.59pm

Deadline: Monday 13th January 11.59pm
Interviews: Held as applications received
Location: Wandsworth, London
Start date: April 2020.
Salary: Ark MPS (£31,242-42,520) or UPS (£46,272 - £48,814) (Inner London), depending on experience + TLR2B (4,659)

Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis, therefore early application is advised. Strong candidates may be invited to interview prior to role’s closing date.

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

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Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Tel: 020 3116 6345
Contact: Recruitment Team

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