Head of MFL
Are you a current Head of MFL or an experienced teacher looking for a new challenge from September 2023?
Could you utilise your skills and direct and lead an MFL department (Spanish & French)?
*** Head of MFL (French & Spanish)
*** Location: Birmingham
*** Salary: £28,000 – £45,000 + TLR1 (£11,000)
*** Contract: Permanent 2023
*** Lead and direct an MFL department
We are seeking a highly qualified and experienced Head of Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) to lead an MFL department at our well-established and successful school in Birmingham. The successful candidate will be passionate about teaching languages, dedicated to student success, and possess excellent leadership and management skills.
As the Head of MFL, you will be responsible for leading the department, providing strategic direction, management and support for all MFL teachers. You will be expected to develop and implement a dynamic and inclusive MFL curriculum, ensuring that it meets the needs of all students. This will require providing high-quality teaching and learning experiences for students in MFL, monitoring and assessing student progress, and ensuring that students are supported and challenged to achieve their full potential.
You will foster a positive and inclusive learning environment, ensuring that all students feel valued and supported. Additionally, you will be expected to develop positive relationships with parents, carers and external agencies, and manage the department budget and resources effectively. You will also contribute to wider school improvement initiatives, working collaboratively with other members of the school leadership team.
To be considered for this role, you should have a degree in Modern Foreign Languages or a related subject, and hold Qualified Teacher Status. Significant teaching experience in MFL is also essential, as is proven leadership and management experience. You should possess excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills, and have a good understanding of current educational policies, strategies and developments. Finally, you should understand the importance of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.
The school offer a competitive salary package, a supportive working environment and the opportunity to work with highly motivated and talented staff and students. The school has a strong commitment to professional development, and we will provide ongoing support and training to help you succeed in your role.
To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to The Graduate Network, detailing your experience and suitability for the role. We look forward to hearing from you!
The Education Network Offer:
Our specialist team have a combined experience of over 25 years and have unrivalled reputation within the education market, taking great pride in the extremely high service levels that we provide to both our schools and our candidates. Our service is honest and efficient and, in addition to our recruitment solution, we offer the opportunity for additional training and development for our candidates. You will also receive personalised career support from the team.
The opportunity to work in friendly, caring and supportive atmosphere where every child matters. Highly supportive, committed and hard working Consultants who will endeavor to find assignments suited to your needs.
An opportunity to extend your professional development as well as excellent rates of pay.
The Education Network is committed to safe guarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Appointments will be subject to our stringent vetting procedures, including enhanced DBS checks and references.-
The Education Network is committed to Safer Recruitment and recruits to Compliance standards. Any appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check in addition to other safeguarding checks. The Education Network is an equal opportunities employer. The Education Network is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy.
Due to the expected high-volume of applications we receive only short-listed candidates will be contacted within 3 days.