Teacher of Italian - Modern Foreign Languages (Part Time Maternity Cover ), Central London

Closing date:

Portland Place SchoolCentral London

Date posted:
Start date: 6th June 2018 or otherwise as soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Salary will be in line with maintained sector but in the Alpha Plus Scale
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

                                   Please note the school does not accept cvs

About the role:

The school is looking for an enthusiastic and skilled Italian teacher with a passion for languages to cover a part time maternity leave from June 2018 or otherwise as soon as possible.  The successful applicant will be able to deliver normal aspects of KS4-KS5 Italian and join a vibrant MFL department. The post is suitable for an NQT or experienced teacher for whom the school provides the ISTIP route. The salary will be in line with mainstream sector but in the Alpha Plus Scale.

Job details: 

Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages – Italian (Maternity Cover Part Time) 

Job purpose: 

Italian is taught to pupils at KS3, 4 and 5. The successful candidate would be expected to teach all aspects of Italian Language in the school, running extracurricular clubs, essential to have knowledge of examination assessment procedures at GCSE and A Level. 

Responsibilities:  

Teaching and Learning:  

• Planning and preparing courses and lessons in accordance with the syllabuses of the school and examining boards.  

• Teaching the pupils allotted to her/him in accordance with their needs and at the times specified by the school.  

• Setting, marking and assessing the work (including examinations) of pupils. • Monitoring pupils’ progress.  

• Reporting on pupils’ progress to the Head of Department or Form Tutor, Deputy Head or Headmaster as appropriate.  

• Recording marks and grades according to the school’s policy.  

• Attending department meetings and following the Head of Department’s guidelines.  

• Keeping abreast of her/his subjects and developing skills by reading and attending courses as appropriate. 

General Duties:  

• Cover for absent staff when necessary  

• Attending and participating in regular meetings.  

• Upholding the pastoral constitution of the school; demonstrating concern for the pupils’ safety, psychological well-being, standard of behaviour, appearance, attendance and punctuality. 

Skills, knowledge and experience required:

Essential - Ability to plan and deliver outstanding, exciting and innovative lessons  

Essential - Experience of teaching Italian at KS3, 4 and KS5  

Essential - Ability to lead extra-curricular activities  

Desirable - Excellent and up-to-date subject knowledge  

Qualifications  

Essential - A good degree including Languages  

Essential - A PGCE or GTP qualification Qualities  

Essential - Creative, enthusiastic and inspirational teacher  

Essential - A passion for languages and for educating children  

Essential - Willingness to participate in and take responsibility for clubs and trips  

Essential - Commitment to working as part of a team 

Qualities  

Essential - Creative, enthusiastic and inspirational teacher  

Essential - A passion for languages and for educating children  

Essential - Willingness to participate in and take responsibility for clubs and trips  

Essential - Commitment to working as part of a team

Safeguarding  

Alpha Plus Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as an employee of APG you are expected to share this commitment.  The protection of our students’ welfare is the responsibility of all staff within APG Schools and individuals are expected to conduct themselves in a way that reflects the principles of our organisation.



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More about Portland Place School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 9 - 18 years
Address: 56-58 Portland Place, London, W1B 1NJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 207 3078700
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Portland Place is a mixed, selective, non-denominational all-through school with sixth form situated in central London. It is an independent school with a total of 390 pupils, and a full capacity of 440.

Portland Place was founded in 1996 at its pres...