Teacher of German

Sponne SchoolNorthamptonshire

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Sponne is a successful, over-subscribed community comprehensive school with 1418 students aged 11-18 on roll and specialist status for Science and Music. Outcomes are very high with 78% of students gaining grades 9-4 in English and Mathematics at GCSE and a positive Progress 8 score.

We are seeking to appoint a talented language teacher to join our supportive and successful MFL team from October 2021. The successful candidate will primarily teach German at KS3, KS4 & A Level (GCSE is Y10 and 9) plus KS3 French. Applications from NQTs or experienced teachers are welcome.  

Sponne is the lead school in the Swan Teaching School Alliance which provides Initial Teacher Training, CPD to partner schools and school to school support throughout Northamptonshire.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have Qualified  Teacher Status
  • Have good teaching skills 
  • Be able to demonstrate sensitivity when working in partnership with our vulnerable students, parents, carers and visiting external agencies 
  • Meet the person specification and will be required to apply for DBS clearance.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK. 

Tove Learning Trust is a fast moving and exciting place to work. The trust schools have a shared vision and purpose: to deliver outstanding educational experiences that lead to inspiring outcomes. Each academy has a strong individual identity and tailors their educational provision to serve their local community. Academies within the trust collaborate to share expertise and maximise opportunities and experiences for our students. 

The Trustees of Tove Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

How to apply

All documents including the full job description, person specification and application form are available on our website www.sponne.org.uk Please ensure your application form and covering letter includes examples of your experience and how you meet the criteria outlined in the job description and person specification. Further information requests or completed applications should be sent to Lisa Gordon, HR Manager E: recruitment@sponne.org.uk T: 01327 350284.

Closing date: Monday 24th May   

Interviews: will take place later in that week

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