• Alisdair Low

Teacher of Spanish - Middle Leader - West London Secondary Academy - £30 - 45k

“Bienvenidos”, “Bienvenue” to this highly successful and innovative MFL department.

With a range of styles, personality and ideas (some would say we have it all!) this position is perfect for someone who is keen to develop their career and to make a vital contribution.

The Academy is recruiting for someone who shares our drive to engage and motivate every child to achieve their potential, who will play an important role in our unique and growing Academy. The successful candidate will also play an important pastoral role, supporting the pastoral care of all students in the MFL area of the Communications Faculty.

The school is looking for an exceptional individual to play an important role in this unique and growing Academy. The successful candidate will be an exceptional classroom practitioner with the skills to inspire other professionals. We are seeking an individual adept at collaborative leadership with both teams and individuals to deliver engaging education and exceptional outcomes for young people. This is a key role for the Academy, and they are looking for someone who is passionate about both their own development alongside profoundly wishing to make a difference. The school is also seeking someone who is ambitious, for both themselves, and their students, who would want to make their mark and then seek further promotion opportunities.

The successful candidate may aspire to become a Specialist Leader in Education or Senior Leader.

The successful candidate will: · Be or have the potential to be an outstanding Middle Leader, with outstanding leadership skills · Be a proven outstanding teacher, who has driven up attainment and progress · Provide strategic and operational leadership in their pastoral and curriculum responsibilities within the Communications Faculty. · Be resolute in bringing our community together to deliver effective and engaging teaching · Be relentlessly optimistic and positive · Be ambitious first and foremost for the children we serve · Have drive and steely determination but also a deep sense of personal humility · Be fanatically driven to make the Academy truly great for every child · Have a deep seated and strong moral purpose · Be innovative: identifying and collaborating and supporting to solve challenges with empirical creativity · Be insistent on a consistency of approach, individually and across pastoral and curriculum teams · Have an enthusiastic discipline about seeing things through · Collaborate to ensure consistency of approach An MFL Coordinator: · Understands the importance of developing a culture of “we” · Ensures that our moral purpose is known and understood, leading by example · Measures the impact of action and astutely makes use of data to contribute to improvement planning · Never waits to ‘see what happens’ or lets emotions get in the way of necessary action.

Ensures that scheduled meetings are necessary, kept a priority, do happen and are followed up. · Is open to scrutiny and advice. · Will find opportunities to offer deep personal gratitude for the work of all staff in open and closed forums and will create a culture of positive support and encouragement.

What can the school offer you?

With great students, an outstanding and supportive team of staff and an Academy in a well- connected location just 15 minutes on the train from Clapham Junction, this school offers an excellent opportunity for an ambitious, talented individual looking to develop their career.

- A well-resourced, established and flourishing MFL Department

- A personalised approach to Continuous Professional Development Training

- Competitive Salaries and Pay Progression

- Supportive Leadership Team

- Students with a positive attitude and willingness to learn and succeed

- Open and positive working environment

- Fully Equipped fitness suite

- Feedback and Advice

- Excellent Transport Links to Central London (30 minutes) and Heathrow Airport (15 minutes)

- A wider Supportive Trust network

- Employee Assistance Programme

- Parking on Site

Integritas Education Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment business for this position.

If you are successful, Integritas is required to see evidence of your Right to Work in the UK; in addition to you applying for an enhanced DBS Certificate should you not already hold a suitable certificate registered on the DBS Update Service.

The position is subject to agreement to Terms and Conditions and suitable application and reference process.

As a result of the volume of applications we are currently receiving we regret that we may be unable to respond with individual feedback.