Subject Leader-Spanish




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We are seeking to appoint a passionate and qualified teacher looking to progress to the next stage in their career to join Accrington Academy as Subject Leader of Spanish from September 2024.  

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to lead our thriving Spanish Department which currently consists of five teachers, who will work with you to contribute to the growth and success of this subject through departmental collaboration and continued sharing of best practice. 

As a Subject Leader you must be an outstanding classroom practitioner with the ability to motivate and inspire our students through your passion for foreign languages.  You will have high expectations of what our learners can achieve and be driven to continually develop your pedagogy.

The Spanish Faculty is committed to providing high quality teaching and learning for all students and the post represents an ideal opportunity to work in a positive and supportive environment.  We have ambitious plans to support our students achieving outstanding results at Key Stage 4 and are looking for a leader with the passion and drive to support and deliver strong outcomes. We complete GCSE Spanish under Pearson Edexcel combining real-world content with assessments that are transparent and accessible for all abilities, continued support is given to the department through strong links and regular visits to the school from the United Learning MFL Advisor.  We celebrate languages in the Academy through recognising days such as European Day of Languages and World Culture Day.  We have plans to run an excursion to Barcelona in 2025 and would love for you to be involved with this. 

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Person Specification (pages 6-7)

What we are looking for:

  • Highly effective professionals with excellent knowledge in their area of expertise, who can deliver exceptional outcomes.
  • Professionals who are aligned to our TEAM values and school ethos.
  • Professionals who passionately believes that all children can achieve, no matter what their starting point, background or needs.
  • Professionals who are committed to continually improving their teaching and learning for the benefit of our students.

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