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Head of Faculty - MFL

Main Location: Aston Academy

Hours: Full Time

Scale: MPS/UPS plus TLR1b


Closing Date: Thursday 30th March 2023 09:00

Please note that references will be requested for all short-listed candidates. If you DO NOT wish references to be sought prior to your interview please inform us via email (

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Brief Description

Date of commencement: September 2023

An opportunity has arisen for a suitably experienced, qualified and hard-working professional, who will lead the faculty to secure high quality teaching, the effective use of resources and improved standards of learning and achievement for all students. It is essential that the successful candidate can teach French and Spanish to GCSE level. The ability to teach either or both of these languages at A-Level is desirable but not essential.

The successful candidate will be an inspirational leader who has the energy and commitment to lead this faculty, supported closely by the leadership team and a faculty of dedicated professional teaching staff. Candidates should be able to provide evidence of and/or demonstrate the ability to deliver high quality lessons.

If you are looking to progress your teaching career in a forward looking and ambitious academy, then you are warmly encouraged to pursue an application with us.

Anyone considering making an application for this post is advised to contact Rebecca Hibberd, Executive Principal in the first instance. We strongly encourage you to visit us.


Applicants are encouraged to download the application form and apply by email or contact Melanie Denton for more information on 0114 287 2171

If you wish to apply, attach the completed application form to an email and send to Please write in the message area of the e-mail your name and contact details should any problems arise with the sending of your application form.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 30th March 2023 09:00.

Interview date: TBC.

"Aston Community Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment"

All adults in school have a responsibilty to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.

We undertake to make any 'reasonable adjustments' to a job or workplace to counteract any disadvantages a disabled person may face. This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure and barring services check at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at

(an equal opportunities employer)