Mandarin Subject Leader, Newcastle

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Newcastle High School for GirlsNewcastle

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: from £ 40,497
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Swire Chinese Language Centre Newcastle, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne seeks to appoint a highly motivated and exceptional Teacher of Mandarin.

The Swire Chinese Language Centre is a partnership formed between The Swire Chinese Language Foundation, Newcastle High School for Girls and St Cuthbert’s Catholic High School to deliver an innovative programme of Mandarin Language Teaching and Chinese cultural experiences, both here and abroad, to children and adults in the region.

The programme offers the highest quality, varied and imaginative curriculum to engage and inspire all of our students from Year 2 to Year 12 across a range of schools. The successful candidates will join two teachers already appointed to the partnership and will be welcomed into two collaborative and successful MFL Departments to teach both curriculum and co-curricular lessons at both of the partner High Schools and outreach lessons and clubs in selected partnership schools.

Requirements for this role include the ability to teach Mandarin across two, or possible three, key stages; high levels of ICT literacy and a commitment to innovative and lively methods of delivering the curriculum.

We can offer you:

  • Enthusiastic and motivated students including 2 large, vibrant Sixth Form groups
  • An exciting and extensive commitment to your professional development
  • Access to state of the art resources and facilities
  • Use of an on-site fitness suite
  • A network of Mandarin teaching colleagues across all SWIRE CLP centers
  • Discounted tuition fees for children at GDST Schools

Please contact Nicola Bardett at for an application form or visit the school website by clicking the apply button. 

Completed application forms are to be returned to Nicola Bardett by 12 noon Tuesday 17th April 2018. Interviews will be held on 23rd and 24th April 2018.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undergo enhanced DBS clearance and safeguarding training.

Newcastle High School for girls

Tankerville Terrace

Newcastle upon Tyne 


Telephone: 0191 201 6568

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More about Newcastle High School for Girls
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Senior School, Tankerville Terrace, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear, NE2 3BA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 191 2811768
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