Ref 183222
Grade M1-UPS3 + TLR of 7 points
Salary £25714 to £ 41604 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From January 2023 or ASAP 
Closing Date 9am 07/10/2022
Black Bull Lane , Fulwood , Preston , PR2 9YR
Tel: 01772 719060
School website:
Roll: 732

We seek to appoint a Head of Modern Foreign Languages with the skills, vision and energy to inspire our pupils.

At Fulwood we put the progress and wellbeing of our pupils at the centre of everything we do.  We set ourselves and our pupils’ high expectations and the highest standards for teaching and learning. We aim to grow creative, ambitious and caring young people who will make unique contributions to the future.

The post holder will have a key role to play in the development of Fulwood Academy. At Fulwood Academy we believe in “Working as a TEAM in the pursuit of excellence for all.”

We seek to appoint a Head of MFL who has:

  • A passion for teaching Spanish and French at KS3 and KS4
  • Strong subject knowledge and experience of raising attainment in languages
  • Drive and enthusiasm to lead and take responsibility for Teaching and Learning in the curriculum area
  • The skills and focus to make contributions to the wider Academy
  • Dedication to improving the opportunities for the pupils of Fulwood Academy by delivering innovative opportunities which go beyond the classroom curriculum

    We can offer you:
  • A friendly and diverse pupil and staff community
  • Outstanding facilities to support Teaching and Learning
  • A broad and wide ranging staff development programme
  • A staff rewards package including benefits and discounts
  • A strong behaviour system that supports Teaching and Learning
  • The opportunity to join an academy with exciting plans for the future
  • An environment focused on raising standards
  • Opportunities for career development

    Salary:  M1 – UPS3  per annum on the teacher’s pay scale + TLR of 7 points (£3,955)

    We encourage prospective applicants to come and visit the academy and this can be during or outside of the academy day. Please contact our Principal’s PA/ Academy Manager, Mrs Alison Ellis, on 01772 779011 or email to arrange an appointment.

    Details/application forms are available from the vacancies section of the academy website and returnable to Mrs A Ellis, email address above.

    Closing date: 7th October 2022 -9am                             Interview date: TBC

    Fulwood Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS's Code of Practice. You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at or alternatively a copy is available on request. Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application.

    Lancashire County Council has a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available to all applicants upon request.

    Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

    More Information can be found at
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    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

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    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.