Ada Lovelace CofE High School


Subject Lead German

Salary: Main Professional Grade (MPS/UPS) + TLR2a (£2,873pa)

Closing Date: 17 January 2022, 12.00pm

Other Information

Interview date: Tuesday 25th January 2022


As a new school within a highly aspirational and academically successful multi-academy Trust, Ada Lovelace CE High School offers comprehensive CPD, exciting development opportunities and good promotion prospects for its teachers.  The school, now in its fourth year, moved to its brand new permanent site in north Ealing in September 2020. 


The main purpose of this role is to ensure outstanding outcomes in the curriculum and the wider curricular offer within German which is the primary language offered to all students. The new post-holder will be joining an MFL team committed to being a centre of excellence for the teaching of German in particular and to supporting students of all abilities to fulfil their potential.  The second language at the school is currently French. Our oldest year group started Year 10 in September 2021 so this post is ideally suited to a teacher who is passionate about curriculum design and development, especially at KS4.  The post-holder will be joining an innovative, ambitious and energetic staff group that seeks to deliver an outstanding curriculum, and they will be well supported by an experienced Senior Leadership Team.  The Twyford Trust is particularly committed to achieving high standards in the teaching of modern foreign languages and achieves outstanding outcomes and a very high entry rate in this subject area.   The Trust is also the Hub of a Teaching school and the opportunities to both benefit from and contribute to peer led teacher-training in languages across our 4 schools are extensive


Our vision in the Trust is to offer as much exposure to languages as possible in order that students have the opportunity to experience and practise what they are learning in the classroom in real life situations abroad. A wide range of trips are offered some of which are run jointly with the other schools within the Trust two of which name MFL as a specialism.   


We offer:

  • Exceptional professional development and career progression
  • Positive working relationships at all levels
  • A supportive Leadership Team
  • A full-range of Trust services providing support and development
  • Opportunity to undertake training as part of the Teaching School Hub (Teach West London)


The successful candidate will have:

  • A good degree and Qualified Teacher Status
  • Ability to teach German to at least KS4
  • Knowledge of the requirements of the National Curriculum
  • An understanding of recent curriculum / learning developments
  • An understanding of the strategies required to motivate and enthuse all students across the ability range as part of a whole school approach to raising achievement
  • An understanding of the processes and techniques required to assess, record and report students’ learning effectively
  • Ability to be reflective and driven towards self-improvement
  • Energy and enthusiasm
  • A commitment to the ethos of the school


For more information about the role please see the Job Description on the Twyford Trust website at:



The Twyford Trust

The Twyford Trust was established in October 2011 to enable an existing School, Twyford CE High School, to build on its successes and look outward to the large number of parents who were eager to become part of its community.  The Twyford Trust aims to deliver outstanding education in a comprehensive school setting, and embraces the Twyford School motto ‘Life in all its fullness’, encouraging students to use their individual gifts wisely and well.  Supported by the London Diocesan Board for Schools (LDBS), the Trust is the overarching organisation which provides support for all Trust schools – the Trust comprises four schools in the London Borough of Ealing.

The Trust has a highly evolved common curriculum which has had a powerful impact on the outstanding outcomes achieved in Computing across both William Perkin and Twyford. The new appointee will have the opportunity to work collaboratively to develop this further.


Ada Lovelace CE High School

Ada Lovelace Church of England High School opened in September 2018 and has had a smaller intake (125 students per year) for two years while co-located at William Perkin Church of England High School - an Ofsted Outstanding school - in Greenford.  The school moved to its brand new permanent site in north Ealing in September 2020. It now has four Year Groups with a total of 650 students.  The school will have 1,330 students when full.  Ada Lovelace is named after the Victorian pioneer of computing – it has a specialism in digital technologies and will provide different routes from Year 7 in ICT and Computer Science as well as applications of Creative Media.  Ada Lovelace also benefits from specialist provision and support from within the family of Trust schools.




Applications must be submitted to Recruitment at Twyford School by the closing date and time above.  They should be emailed to


The Twyford Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undergo the child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an enhanced disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) and references from previous employers.  For more information about the DBS please see  The post-holder will also be expected to read and adhere to the Trust’s Child Protection Policy, and any other Safeguarding documents stated within this.



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