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French Teacher

OneSchool Global UK Swaffham Campus

Swaffham, Norfolk

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Job type:
Part Time, Permanent
Start date:
September 2018 or sooner
Apply by:
29 January 2018

Job overview


Focus School Swaffham is seeking to appoint an outstanding Science Teacher to teach up to GCSE on a part time basis from September 2018 or sooner. We are a small, successful Y3-13 mixed independent school with a strong Christian ethos located in the picturesque market town of Swaffham, with excellent links to Norwich, Cambridge and the Norfolk coast. 

The school has undergone a rapid and sustained transformation in recent times and is a strong member of the OneSchool organisation (the largest body of independent schools in the world). We are at the cutting edge of technology and educational innovation and we place the success and happiness of our pupils, Self-Directed Learning and our unique and comprehensive CPD programme at the heart of all we do.

The school was judged to be “Good with Outstanding features” in its most recent School Inspection Service (SIS) report. The school benefits from excellent teaching and support staff, well-behaved and engaged students and small class sizes.

We are looking to appoint an outstanding French teacher on a permanent basis three days a week. The successful candidate will be an inspiring educator with an overt passion for their chosen subject and profession. You will have the ability to inspire pupils, engage with parents and direct other adults within your classroom. We welcome applications from candidates who are keen to join us on our journey to “Outstanding”.

Visits to the school are warmly encouraged. For more information and to arrange a visit, please contact John Shanahan, Headteacher, on 01760 336939. To request an application pack please email

Focus Learning Trust is committed to the welfare and safeguarding of children, and as such the post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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About OneSchool Global UK Swaffham Campus

The drive to create learners who are self-directed is advanced at OneSchool Swaffham Campus with students having access to state of the art learning centres in both senior and primary areas and a sixth form business centre. In these areas students share best practice and collaborate with a mature approach and a burning desire to achieve. Progressive use of IT is central to life at Swaffham with all students in the senior years each having use of their own laptop. Our highly engaged staff group provide support for the learning with the shared, clear understanding that expectations for achievement are not limited. We deliver a broad curriculum to students from Year 3 to 13 and provide student leadership opportunities and extracurricular involvement wherever possible.

We are on a journey of continuous improvement and achieving ‘outstanding’ at our next inspection is the driving aspiration.

Why should I work at OneSchool Global UK Swaffham Campus?

  • Staff solidarity, goodwill and support.
  • Input and support from community.
  • Forward thinking.
  • Children eager to learn.
  • Continuous Professional Development.
  • Small class sizes - Secondary.

Focus Learning Trust was established as a registered charity in 2003 for the advancement of education, primarily providing leadership and support to its network of 23 UK, non-selective, independent schools which are registered as schools with a religious character, following the national curriculum.

We are part of the OneSchool Global network – one of the most extensive and progressive networks of schools and educational support services in the world. With schools in 20 countries worldwide, our 9000 students are benefiting from the amazing results of global collaboration and cutting-edge educational methods.

In April 2019, the entire OneSchool entity rebranded globally, hence our new look and our name change from Focus School to OneSchool Global UK. This better reflects our teaching and learning strategy and makes us truly one global school.

Campus Principal: Mr Paul Rapley

Number of Campus Staff: 25

Number of Students: 110

Vision & Values:

“A global education ecosystem that develops life-ready students who learn how to learn.”

In coming to this school each student, parent and staff member shall uphold the values of the School:

  • Integrity - uprightness and honesty;
  • Care and Compassion – kindness, consideration and generosity to the whole community;
  • Respect – for all people, property, opinions and those in authority;
  • Responsibility – for our actions, progress and the environment;
  • Commitment – to self-discipline and the pursuit of excellence.

Our Campus Prospectus and latest Inspection Report can be downloaded from the links lower down the page.

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