WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
Our school is a place of possibility and we never underestimate the impact inspirational staff can have on the life chances of our students. We are seeking a Head of Modern Foreign Languages who can inspire students, instil a sense of curiosity and exploration of foreign languages and create opportunities to deepen learning through cross-curricular links. You should be able to demonstrate your commitment to driving up standards, expectations, and aspirations, so that staff and students regularly experience success and a sense of progression, whilst acting as a role model for staff within the department.
The successful candidate will determine the pedagogy and methodology of delivery for all lessons within the department; observing lessons and ensuring all members of the department observe other practitioners regularly to promote high quality teaching.
The successful candidate should be committed to improving the lives of the students at City Academy.
WHAT WE OFFER
The successful candidate will be joining a vibrant learning community with national award-winning credentials. The Trust works collaboratively with leaders to ensure our CORE Values are promoted, embodied, and celebrated by all the staff and children in our schools. You will:
- be given the opportunity to engage with cross-trust activities that connect students and staff to their wider family of schools/peers across the city. This includes programmes such as the award-winning Echo Eternal Holocaust memorial arts initiative, The Great Get Together and The COREus Choir.
- be provided with a provision of support and training to foster a positive culture of wellbeing for all students and staff.
We place a strong emphasis on supporting and encouraging personal development, which includes:
- a CPD strategy that is designed to support the career aspirations of all staff to help them realise their potential.
- access to experienced mentors who have a strong track record of developing staff.
This is an exciting time to join the trust. We are about to embark on the next phase of our evolution as an outward facing, forward thinking family of schools guided by a vision underpinned by optimism, ambition, and oneness.