Deputy Director of Learning - MFL

Cowes Enterprise College, An Ormiston Academy
Isle of Wight
Full time - Permanent
Salary/salary scale: 
£41,989 to £46,430, Leadership Scale Points 3 - 7 (dependent on experience and suitability)
Closing date: 
26th Apr 2019, 12:00 pm
Start date: 
September 2019

Cowes Enterprise College is a wonderful place to work and develop as both a teacher and a leader. We look forward to welcoming you to our team!

We are seeking an enthusiastic, inspirational teacher to lead alongside the Director of Learning in raising the profile of Languages, driving forward our teaching and learning, and bringing MFL to the heart of the Academy.

This is a fantastic time to join our experienced, dynamic team and to play a fundamental role in the expansion of our department as we continue on our journey to becoming a ‘Beacon Faculty’ of the College.

The Deputy Director of Learning role offers an exciting opportunity not only to contribute to the growth of the department but also to be a key figure in shaping our visions and values.

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 candidate:
the possibility of a relocation/recruitment package.
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.

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 or the Director of Learning for MFL, Vicky Leonard, 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 26th April 2019. Please apply via the TES website or contact Donna Harrison, HR officer.