Teacher of Mandarin, Sheffield

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Tapton SchoolSheffield
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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS plus TLR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

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 note:

 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.

Ofsted Report 

Tapton School Academy Trust website:  TSAT 

Exam Results 

More about Tapton School
Address: Darwin Lane, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 5RG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 114 267 1414