Head of MFL Outwood Academy Ripon, Ripon, North Yorkshire - Vacancy

Are you an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher of French looking for promotion or a new challenge to really make a difference to young peoples lives?

Historic Ripon may be the third smallest city in Britain, but it is the home to one of the country’s high performing academies. Outwood Academy Ripon was graded Outstanding in every category by Ofsted in 2016 and it is in the top 5% of schools nationally for progress.

As the highest performing Multi Academy Trust in the North of England, Outwood Grange Academies Trust is transforming the futures of countless young people. Outwood Academies place students at the centre of everything they do. The focus is on creating a culture of success, with positive environments for learning to increase student attainment, achievement and social and emotional development.

We are seeking applications for a Head of MFL with the drive and vision, to deliver excellence in MFL at a time of changes at GCSE and a rise in importance due to the focus on EBacc subjects. A candidate with a clear focus on outstanding outcomes for students, you will ensure effective teaching and learning is in place in MFL to rapidly raise standards at GCSE.

Outwood Academy Ripon, achieved a progress score of 0.83; 75% of students passed with level 4-9 in English and Maths. 91.2% students passed with level 4-9 in Maths and 79% passed with level 4-9 in English. Being part of the OGAT Trust means that all staff have access to excellent opportunities for professional development at all levels, with scope to build a career across a range of schools. Being part of the OGAT Trust means that all staff have access to excellent opportunities for professional development at all levels, with scope to build a career across a range of schools. In MFL there is a dedicated team of Directors who provide subject specific CPD and in school support to ensure that quality teaching and learning leads to outstanding outcomes for all students.

Outwood Academy Ripon benefits from experienced teachers who are willing to engage in change and develop their practice to enable students to achieve. We are looking for an inspiring MFL leader who has high aspirations for both staff and students, who is committed, and passionate about language learning. Leadership experience is not essential, but applicants must be able to demonstrate the skills required to lead a department.

If you are interested, please apply now! We invite you to contact Mr Paul Martin, Assistant Principal, should you have any questions or require further details, p.martin@ripon.outwood.com. A visit to the school is encouraged and can be arranged if required.

Please note that there is currently a job evaluation exercise being undertaken across the Trust. The salary advertised for this post is therefore subject to job evaluation and may change.

Outwood Grange Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.

Interview Date: Wednesday 28th Feb 2018

Closing Date

Applications close .
February 23, 2018 12:00

How to Apply

For an application pack and further information please visit our website www.ripon.outwod.com or contact Emma Humphries (Business & HR Assistant) on recruitment@ripon.outwood.com or tel: 01765 604564