Warning - This Vacancy is now Closed!

Teacher of MFL - Full-time

Turner Schools

  • Ref:KCC-F42-92-T
  • Posted:30/03/2023
  • Pay:MPS/UPS depending upon experience + possible TLR
  • Start Date:April 2023
  • App Close Date:19/04/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To Be Confirmed


Are you looking for a new challenge in your teaching career?  We are looking for an enthusiastic practitioner and one who can develop the wider curriculum and enrichment of the Turner School of Languages. A TLR is available for the right candidate.

The Turner Trust is seeking to recruit a dynamic and motivated Teacher of Languages, able to offer French with another language, preferably Spanish, to join our MFL team.

An interest or understanding of the Conti method would be useful, but not essential.

As a faculty we are committed to supporting our students in becoming confident in their ability, with a sense of purpose and a vision for their futures. We want all of our students to be successful, achieving qualifications that prepare them to succeed in their ambition.

Come and join us and be a part of our journey. We are looking for someone who:

  • is dedicated to improving student progress and raising attainment
  • possesses the drive and determination to assist students in breaking down barriers inside and outside of education
  • has a creative and aspirational vision for the teaching of MFL
  • will be committed to providing an exciting range of opportunities for our students.
  • has the ambition to move to the next level in their career progression.

The Turner Trust can offer two OFSTED GOOD SCHOOLS with an exciting opportunity to support the Director of MFL to build on the achievements of our MFL departments. We can offer you a dedicated, collaborative cross trust team of professionals always seeking to welcome new ideas and input, as well as:

  • personalised coaching and CPD programmes alongside an investment in your career and development through financing Masters qualifications, training courses and conferences as requested.
  • a Trust which takes student and faculty welfare seriously
  • Private healthcare from Benenden Health providing access to healthcare services such as Medical Diagnostics, Medical Treatment and Surgery, Physiotherapy, 24/7 GP and Mental Health helplines.
  • a genuine opportunity to make a difference by being part of the exciting Trust vision.

If you would like to have an informal discussion about the post please contact Caroline Dominguez at caroline.dominguez@turnerschools.com providing a contact telephone number.

We reserve the right to close the advert early if a suitable candidate is found.

Information about the trust

Turner Schools is a Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) with schools in Folkestone and Dover on the beautiful Kent coast. The Turner Schools family includes six schools in Folkestone:-

Dover Christ Church Academy, Folkestone Primary, Folkestone Academy, Morehall Primary, Martello Primary, Turner Free School

We provide education through pre-school, primary, secondary and on to sixth form. Each academy is individual and responds to the needs of its local community to provide the best possible opportunity for its young people. We promote high academic standards, while ensuring crucial opportunities for personal and emotional development.

Turner Schools is committed to Transforming children’s futures…Empowering children’s futures…Strengthening communities.

To help us achieve this, Turner Staff ‘Walk the Turner Talk’

They will:

• Speak and act with care: always show compassion and respect for children. • Act boldly: be ambitious for yourself and the children and young people we serve. • Learn from adversity: be evaluative, thoughtful and reflective. • Challenge convention: be curious, welcome difference and unfamiliar thinking. • Connect with others: support colleagues, parents and pupils to make a great team. • Use your voice: offer different views and ask questions. • Do what it takes: be relentless in pursuing the best for children. • Ask for support: be open and honest when plans go awry. • Don’t give up: be calm, resilient and measured when managing challenges.

Turner Schools is committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. It expects all staff and volunteers to share this same commitment. Any appointment is subject to satisfactory recruitment checks, including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Two references are required prior to commencement of employment. We are an equal opportunities employer.

For further information on Turner Schools, please visit www.turnerschools.com

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Caroline Dominguez
  • Address:Academy Lane,
    CT19 5FP
  • Telephone: 01303 842433
  • Email: hr@turnerschools.com


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.