Required for January 2020 a Teacher of Mandarin Chinese.
Tapton is an Outstanding, happy and oversubscribed 11-18 comprehensive school standing in pleasant grounds, very close to the Peak District.
Tapton School is a Member of Tapton School Academy Trust. The Trust have a shared vision to ‘realise the life chances and dreams of every child’. Our mission is to provide a safe place to be, provide great teaching and learning and create an environment where all opportunities are within reach. Membership provides a range of opportunities for collaborative working and continuing professional development with a network of secondary and primary schools within the locality.
From September 2017 Tapton School has been a Swire Chinese Language Centre, offering Mandarin Chinese to students from Y7 through to Y13 in Tapton School. A key part of our centre is now to develop and grow Mandarin learning from Year 6 with our partner schools to transition to Year 7 at Tapton School.
We are looking to recruit a dynamic, inspirational and enthusiastic Teacher of Mandarin Chinese to join us on this exciting journey as we grow and develop the teaching of Mandarin Chinese within Sheffield. You will be a key addition to an outstanding and vibrant language department that currently offers French, German and Spanish to healthy groups in all years.
You will need to be able to:
Demonstrate and deliver excellent teaching
Be able to work under pressure within a strong team focused towards challenging goals
Have excellent organisational and communication skills
Share in our vision for realising the life chances and dreams of every child
In return we can offer you:
A vibrant learning community with a team who are committed to great teaching and learning for all its pupils
A consistently high achieving department that offers excellent opportunities for an inspiring and well qualified teacher.
A high level of community involvement
A well-resourced and stimulating environment
An established MAT of schools which shares and builds on effective practice
A great place to work where colleagues are valued and receive high quality support with rich learning and development opportunities
If you are ready for such a challenge then please click below to apply today. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged, please call to arrange a time.
Closing date for applications is midnight on 13th October 2019.
Interviews, which will include an observed teaching session will be held week commencing 21st October 2019
Please do not complete a Sheffield City Council application form for this post. All applicants to use the TES application form
References for short-listed candidates will be requested before the interview.
Successful applicants will be required to undertake a DBS Enhanced Disclosure check.
Tapton School Academy Trust website: TSAT