MFL Teacher of Spanish, West Sussex

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The Gatwick SchoolWest Sussex

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS (Fringe Area) NQT's welcome
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Join The Gatwick School Team! 

Due to the growth of our all through school, and following on from our recent Ofsted report where we were graded 'Good' in all judgement areas, we are delighted to announce that we are now recruiting for the following position:

For September 2018:

MFL Teacher of Spanish (could be with German or French) 

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have previous experience or have an exceptional understanding of teaching in secondary phase..
  • Have an excellent understanding of pupil progress and a willingness to embrace change.
  • Be open to new approaches to learning and teaching.
  • Be an excellent team player.
  • The department teaches using the immersion methodology (Goldsmith's, UCL, Institute of Education) where only TL is allowed in the classroom. Students are very fluent and expect TL being used.
  • All classes are delivered using shared SoW and resources (Reduced planning)
  • Use of modern technology for homework (Google classroom, Kerboodle, Duolingo)
  • The school is partnered with the Goldsmith's University of London,  helping with ITT training.

Our pupils, parents, staff and Governors have established a successful, popular and highly aspirational all through (age 4-16) school. We have high expectations of our children and staff. Working together, we will produce well-rounded, open-minded adults with a zest for learning and life. 

For more information please see the attached Job Description. Should you wish to visit the school, please call us on 01293 538779 and speak to Sonia Mitchinson who can arrange this with you. If you would like an informal conversation with the Head of School please call Mark Roessler on 07807 259185.

The Gatwick School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of closing date if there is a good level of response.  Therefore, we would recommend that you submit your application as early as possible. 

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application.

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More about The Gatwick School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 16 years
Address: 23 Gatwick Road, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 9TP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1293 538779
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