Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages

Academy: 
Ormiston Denes Academy
Location: 
Lowestoft
Responsible to: 
Head of Department and/or Head of Faculty
Status: 
Full/Part-time
Salary/salary scale: 
MPR /UPR (TLR to lead Spanish available for suitable candidate)
Closing date: 
17th Oct 2017, 9:00 am
Interview date(s): 
Friday 20th October 2017
Start date: 
January 2018

Ormiston Denes is a thriving and ambitious academy, rapidly moving towards Ofsted Outstanding. Under new leadership we have just recorded our highest ever student outcomes, increasing the proportion of students gaining English and mathematics by twenty percentage points to 53%, with progress in subjects across the curriculum above the national average. With an increasing role and uptake in languages at Key Stage 4 rapidly rising we are looking for a committed, talented individual to join our modern foreign languages team.

You will be joining a well-resourced, supportive department full of excellent practitioners, keen to share best practice and continue moving forward. We also work collaboratively with other Ormiston Academies, both locally and nationally. This ensures we are at the leading edge of the latest developments in the subject; able to deliver the highest quality career professional development; and provide progression opportunities within the trust.

Our aim is for every student to make outstanding progress in every subject. This is through receiving engaging teaching that focuses on engendering a love of learning. If you are looking to work in a vibrant academy which expects nothing but the best for its students, places a high value on the professional development of its staff, and feel you have the qualities to meet the demands of this rewarding position, then we wish to hear from you.

We are looking for a teacher who:

• has a passion for languages and a special gift of communicating that passion
• is dynamic, innovative, self-motivating and able to inspire others
• has the ability to teach outstanding lessons across the age and ability range
• has the highest expectations for the attainment of all young people
• enjoys working as part of a team to ensure the success of the department and the academy
• is driven to relentlessly remove barriers to students’ success

In return Ormiston Denes Academy will offer you:

• a thriving, innovative learning community, committed to excellence
• a supportive, welcoming community of professionals
• extensive development and collaboration opportunities, throughout the Ormiston network
• lower than average class sizes to allow maximum personalisation for students
• higher than guided non-contact time, to allow for collaboration and quality student feedback

Ormiston Denes Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

How to apply: 

For further details; an informal discussion with the Head of Modern Foreign Languages; or to make arrangements to visit the academy; please contact Dawn Carver, dcarver@ormistondenes.co.uk, tel. 01502 574474. Application packs are available for download at www.ormistondenes.co.uk/recruitment. For more information on Ormiston Academies Trust visit www.ormistonacademiestrust.co.uk.

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