Head of MFL (French and Spanish)

Tendring Technology College, Frinton-on-Sea

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Job Ref No. ECC5432-456S Position Type: Head of Department/Faculty Pay Range: MPR/UPR + TLR 2b (£5,705)
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 26/05/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

Job Description

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MPR/UPR + TLR 2b (£5,705)+ AET Wellbeing Cash Plan + Pension Scheme (TPS) + Additional AET Benefits

Permanent, Full Time

September 2024 Start

Passionate about Modern Foreign Languages particularly French and Spanish? Tendring Technology College is looking for a Head of MFL to lead an experienced team, manage and develop the department, maximising student achievement and progress. At Tendring Technology College we teach French, Spanish and German at KS3 and 4.

You will step into our modern classrooms equipped with ViewSonic digital whiteboards, designed to enhance interactive learning experiences. We also allocate each student with their own Chromebook, ensuring personalised learning tailored to individual needs and pace. Beyond the classroom, our extracurricular activities offer students the chance to delve deeper into language and culture through after school clubs.

Tendring Technology College (TTC) is a large, 11-19 mixed comprehensive academy. With over 1,800 young people on roll we strive to be a catalyst; aiming to create not only remarkable lives for our young people, but for our community. We are an academy that offers a broad and ambitious curriculum, we inspire high aspirations for all. We have students that gain the very highest academic and vocational outcomes and we believe passionately in promoting the arts, creativity and sporting success.

We want our pupils to be happy, enjoy being engaged in their learning and challenged in their thinking. We strive to ensure they are fully prepared for the rapidly evolving future that lies ahead of them, standing shoulder to shoulder with the best in the world.

We want our staff to be highly skilled, willing to learn, feel supported and be determined to get the best outcomes for every pupil.

Closing date : 26th May 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV's. Apply today.

Academies Enterprise Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a robust, fair and consistent recruitment process which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Job share, part time andflexible working opportunities will be considered.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

Information about the School

Tendring Technology College (TTC) serves a wide catchment area in the Tendring District that is a mix of rural and coastal environment with easy access to the vibrant town of Colchester with London Liverpool Street a straightforward train journey. TTC is unique in that it is a split site College with approximately 1900 students. The Thorpe campus is dedicated to our Key Stage 3 students and nearly 5 miles away is the Frinton campus for our Key Stage 4 and 5 students. For staff and students alike the split site at TTC offers the breadth of opportunity and experience of a large school, with the intimacy and care of a small school. We pride ourselves on the support that we give to all new staff. If you want to be part of a dynamic, forward thinking, happy school then make an appointment, we would be very pleased to meet you.

WHY JOIN OUR ACADEMY?

Development:

We are committed to developing all staff at all levels through high quality development opportunities, resources, and experiences that will support you on your professional learning journey with AET.

Lifestyle:

We champion agile/flexible working across the Trust to help our people achieve an optimal work/life balance.

Money:

All staff have access to our pension schemes (Local Government Pension Scheme and Teachers’ Pension Scheme). Everyone has free access to financial advice & support and can access a wide range of retail discounts through our AET Benefits scheme. We also offer Technology Loans to help with any big digital purchases.

Wellbeing:

We recognise that mental wellbeing is just as important as physical and have set up employee assistance programmes which offer free and confidential counselling 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Our employees can access our health cash place scheme from BHSF.

OUR TRUST

This is a hugely exciting time to be joining the organisation, and as we pivot from being in turnaround mode to becoming a high performance organisation on the pathway to sustainable excellence. This will see us building our in-house education improvement capacity and expertise, making sure that our schools have all the support they need to deliver an excellent education for every child, every day.

Our people are our single greatest resource and we want to make sure we are creating the optimum environment and conditions so that everyone in AET can do their very best work. We will only deliver on our promise of excellence for all of our children if we attract, develop and retain the very best talent in the country and surround them with exceptional development throughout their careers.

We want people on our team who are excited by scale and the prospect of having a deep and lasting impact on the lives of tens of thousands of children. We also want people who are intellectually rigorous, stay curious, and generous enough to be committed to the messy challenge of collaboration.

AET has an exciting future ahead and by joining us on this journey, you will have an unparalleled opportunity to make a lasting and meaningful impact on the children and young people in our schools.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Laurence Johnson
Rochford Way, Frinton-on-Sea
Essex, CO13 0AZ
Telephone: 01255 672116
Email: ljohnson@academiesenterprisetrust.org

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