Deputy Director of Learning - MFL

Cowes Enterprise College, An Ormiston Academy
Isle of Wight
Full Time, Permanent
Salary/salary scale: 
Leadership Scale Points 3 - 7 (dependent on experience and suitability)
Closing date: 
15th Mar 2019, 12:00 pm
Interview date(s): 
w/c 18th March 2019
Start date: 
September 2019

Cowes Enterprise College is a wonderful place to work and develop. We’re excited about you coming to join our team!

We are seeking a creative and dynamic candidate to support the leadership of our Language Faculty, with specific responsibility for French.

Already a well-established faculty offering French and Spanish at KS4 and 5, we now have the majority of students studying a Language option at GCSE from Year 9.

This is an exciting time of expansion for the Languages faculty. If you are ambitious for yourself and the students who you serve, then you are the person we need.

Our ideal candidate will:
Be committed to our ethos of high expectations
Have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of learners
Be an outstanding teacher and inspirational leader
Be a committed team player with experience of having led and managed teams

We are able to offer an excellent package of support and benefits for the right candidates:
• a talented and experienced team
• students who are a pleasure to teach.
• a strong culture of professional development in this aspiring Teaching School.
• superb, state-of-the-art facilities.
• an Ofsted ‘Good’ school with high standards and high expectations.
• collaborative opportunities from Ormiston Academies Trust.

About the role
The successful candidate will have qualified teacher status (QTS or equivalent) and appropriate and relevant qualifications in relation to the post, please see the teacher job description and person specification for more detail.

All teachers at Cowes are expected to participate fully in the wider life of the academy as form teachers and we welcome involvement in extra-curricular activities. Teaching staff are required to meet the core standards within the framework of the Professional Standards for Teachers in England. There is an effective system for the performance management and professional development of all staff.

For further information or the opportunity to talk to the Principal, Rachel Kitley by telephone or to visit the academy and discuss this post, please contact:
Donna Harrison, HR Officer at or call +44 1983 203103.

For more details about Cowes Enterprise College, visit our academy website:

Cowes Enterprise College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A full enhanced DBS Clearance Certificate will be required and relevant prohibition checks will be completed as applicable.

How to apply: 

Application is made by completing and returning the academy application form with a covering letter explaining why your qualifications, professional experience and knowledge are relevant to this appointment, by the closing date of Friday 15th March 2019. Please apply via the TES website or contact Donna Harrison, HR officer.

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