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Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages

Ipswich Academy
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Ipswich Academy, part of Paradigm Trust, is seeking to appoint a Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages to join our team to commence from September 2021. You will have the drive to be highly effective, innovative, enthusiastic and a good team player, with the ability to engage and motivate students. The successful candidate must be able offer French and a second language is desirable.

The Modern Foreign Languages team have a track record of excellent progress at KS4. We currently teach French to all students at KS3 and GCSE French is an option subject at KS4. We offer Spanish and German as extracurricular options and plan to introduce a second language into the curriculum in the near future. As a team we believe it is very important to promote the benefits of language learning and as such we have strong links with local and international businesses.

This is an exciting time to join Paradigm Trust. We are a not-for-profit, state-funded educational trust consisting of six schools based in Suffolk and London.

Our vision is to develop and sustain great schools where we can make the biggest difference to pupils. We are strongly values-led (integrity, community, excellence) and work hard to be inclusive. We deliver high quality education and play a positive role in local and national education systems.

The Trust is educationally strong - every Trust school that has been inspected has been judged to be good or better. We offer a well-developed and well-resourced, knowledge-based curriculum; have lots of experience of school-to-school support; operate effective teacher training programmes and provide strong operational support services to our schools. Paradigm also benefits from effective governance, backed by secure finances.

If you have a passion to make a difference, we would love to hear from you.

If you would like to have a telephone conversation about the position with Naomi Shenton, Assistant Principal before applying, please call the school office to arrange this on 01473 550040.

To apply please visit our website at: paradigmtrust.org/careers/recruitment/

Interview date: TBC

As a Trust, we are outcomes-driven and flexible working options can be accommodated. We are committed to reducing unnecessary workload and have implemented the Department for Education's workload reduction toolkit.

All applicants must have due regard for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. If you are successful, you will be required to comply with the Trust's safeguarding policies and procedures. An Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service will be required for all posts.

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