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Witton Park Academy - -57 days remaining
Closing Date 29/04/2019

Buncer Lane
Blackburn
Lancashire BB2 6TD
MPS + TLR2b
NOR: 1230
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Second in MFL Department (French)

Job start September 2019

Salary: Main teachers scale + TLR 2b (currently £4579)

Location: Blackburn

Contract type: Full Time

Contract term: Permanent

Are you a teacher that can inspire highly motivated students?  Can you create an inclusive learning environment which enables all students to exceed expectations?  Can you empower students to succeed?

If you are looking for a new challenge and are passionate about Modern Foreign Languages then this could be the school for you.

The successful candidate will join a collaborative and dedicated team who are committed to instilling our students with a passion for Languages.

The team are well led and are keen to make further progress. The diverse curriculum offered at Witton Park supports a high uptake for EBacc subjects.  Outcomes for pupils in 2016 were judged to be good by Ofsted.  We are now likely to be judged outstanding for progress with a progress 8 score of +0.24 in 2016 and a further significant increase in 2017 to 0.45.  Last year saw a dip in progress 8 in line with other schools who have a mixed ability intake.  We are keen to see the figure improve.  The Ofsted report and website will give you a flavour for other aspects of the school.

The French department have consistently performed above national for a number of years.

We welcome any requests from candidates wishing to visit the Academy. Please contact us on 01254 264551 or by email at stomlinson@wittonpark.org.uk if you would like this opportunity.

Closing date: Monday 29th April 2019 at 12.00 noon.

Witton Park Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. References will be taken up for all shortlisted candidates and appointments will be subject to satisfactory DBS and Employment checks.

Our ideal candidate will:

• be a passionate teacher of French, and have a genuine belief in the potential of every student

• be committed to Witton Park Academy's ethos of high expectations

• have excellent subject knowledge and a proven ability to raise standards in classrooms

• have experience of teaching French at GCSE

• be a confident and established leader and/or be seeking promotion with strong leadership potential

Witton Park Academy offers:

• a bespoke CPD program for all staff and exciting career opportunities 

• excellent pastoral care 

• an excellent reputation in the local community 

• a dedicated and enthusiastic team of teachers and support staff 

• first-class facilities and resources 

• aspirational and hardworking students

• strong parental engagement 

We would very much like to hear from you if you share our vision, values and enthusiasm.  We are very happy to discuss the role informally and visits to the school are welcome. 

Closing Date:  Monday 29th April 2019 12.00pm

 Apply via eTeach: https://atctrust.careers.eteach.com/o/second-in-mfl-dept-french