Teacher of French, Stourbridge

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King Edward VI College StourbridgeStourbridge

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Start date: Autumn Term 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £23,396 – 38,748 per annum pro rata depending on experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


King Edward VI College are currently recruiting for a permanent part-time post due to start in August. This is a minimum 0.6 fraction position with a view to teach 0.8 during 2019-2020 term. This is an excellent opportunity for a teacher with enthusiasm and drive who wishes to work in a strongly academic sixth form college, which is committed to lively, student-centred teaching and a concern for meeting the needs of individual students. 

Applications will be welcomed from well-qualified graduates, wishing to begin their teaching career by specialising in sixth form teaching. Newly qualified teachers are able to acquire Qualified Teacher Status at sixth form colleges and the college arranges for the necessary pre-16 teaching experience at one of our partner 11-16 schools. For experienced teachers, post-16 experience in sixth form, tertiary or general FE colleges and maintained or independent schools will be equally relevant. Although a postgraduate teaching qualification is preferred, applicants without such a qualification are also encouraged to apply. The college is fully committed to supporting all members of staff through staff development and in-service training.

There are approximately 60 students studying French at A level following the AQA specification.  French is part of the Modern Foreign Languages team, which consist of French, Spanish and German all of which are single teacher subjects. French is a dynamic subject which is taught using a variety of active learning methods. It is an increasingly successful A Level with high grades of 73.3% and a 96.7% pass rate in 2018. Students learn through a variety of teaching and learning strategies delivered by an experienced and well-qualified member of staff, who is committed to establishing a positive environment that promotes high quality learning. Currently, students develop their understanding of French through one to one or small group appointments with the assistant who is a native speaker. Many students who take the course go on to study language at university.

Further details may be obtained from the college:  telephone: 01384 398100, email: hr@kedst.ac.uk or via the college website: www.kedst.ac.uk

CVs cannot be accepted

Closing date for applications is midday Monday 25  February. 

It is anticipated interviews will take place on Thursday 7 March. 

King Edward College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidates will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

The college celebrates diversity and aims to recruit as diverse a range of staff as possible

King Edward VI College Stourbridge

Lower High Street, Stourbridge DY8 1TD

More about King Edward VI College Stourbridge
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Address: Lower High Street, Stourbridge, West Midlands, DY8 1TD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1384 398100
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King Edward VI College is a sixth form college, operating within the further education sector, that specialises in the delivery of A levels for 16 to 19 year olds. With over 30 A Level subjects to select from and any course combination possible, acro...