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Deputy Head of Modern Languages

Nottingham Road, Ashby De La Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65 1DT
Ashby School
Full Time
MPS/UPS + (TLR2a - £6773)
30th April 2021
Start Date
23rd August 2021
10th May 2021 10:05 AM
Contract Term
Job ID
Start date
23rd August 2021
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1147922
Are you a motivated linguist looking for your next challenge? Then we are looking for you!

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and determined linguist with a passion for their subject and the ability to enthuse and engage students and the dedication, commitment and strategies to raise attainment at both Key Stages 4 and 5. From August 2022, we will be welcoming Key Stage 3 students into the school and the successful candidate will coordinate the introduction of languages to these students including Spanish, French and German.

The post offers an exceptional opportunity for an experienced practitioner with a proven record of academic success seeking an opportunity to develop leadership skills in a leading Academy focussed on ensuring that all students achieve or exceed their potential.

Ashby School is a thriving, successful and over-subscribed 14-19 Academy with 1,700 students on roll including 600 post-16. Conveniently located close to the M42 and M1, within easy reach of several areas of outstanding natural beauty and with the newly created national forest on the doorstep, the school is set in its own attractive grounds in the expanding market town of Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire. With an excellent reputation within the local community, the school is now entering a new, exciting, era as we become part of the LiFE Multi Academy Trust.

We offer an excellent Continued Professional Development programme within a supportive environment and are committed to continuous improvement in both teaching and learning.
Lessons within the faculty are delivered in a suite of well-resourced classrooms fully equipped with a projector, sound system and Apple TV connections. The faculty has class sets of laptops, netbooks and iPads fully integrated into the school network.

The successful candidate will join the faculty at an exciting time as we develop our provision and adapt to the challenges brought by age range change and becoming part of a successful Multi Academy Trust. We are proud of the work we do at Ashby School: if you are passionate about teaching and learning, share our enthusiasm for languages and are seeking to develop your practice in a supportive and dynamic faculty, we would be delighted to hear from you.


Safeguarding Statement:

Ashby School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Part of LiFE Multi Academy Trust

LiFE Multi Academy Trust