Teacher of Spanish, Blackburn, Lancashire

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Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School (QEGS)Blackburn, Lancashire

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Will be set according to qualifications and experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We require a well-qualified teacher from January 2019, or as soon as possible thereafter, for this strong and successful department to teach Spanish to A level. It would be ideal if the candidate were able to teach another language at least to KS3, although this is not essential. Applicants must have a strong academic background and an enthusiasm for the subject, which will be reflected not only in their passion for teaching, but also in their interest in assisting with extra-curricular activities related to the Faculty. The successful applicant will need to teach across the full ability range in the 11-18 section of this all-through Free School, to deliver a range of lessons which follow the current schemes of work and will be expected to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the school.

The preferred candidate will have an aptitude to motivate and stretch students of all abilities, and have good communication skills. 

QEGS has its own pay scale and salary will be set according to qualifications and experience.

Applicants must have a good, relevant degree and have, or be in the process of completing, a PGCE. Applications are accepted from NQTs. 

Applications, including a letter and curriculum vitae, together with names, postal and e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of two referees must be received by 12.00 noon Monday 12th November 2018.

Blackburn offers easy access to the major conurbations of Manchester, Liverpool and Leeds as well as to stunningly beautiful countryside.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS and Prohibition List check. 

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More about Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School (QEGS)
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 19 years
Address: West Park Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 6DF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1254 686300
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Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School is a co-educational, all-through free school in Blackburn for pupils and students aged 4-19. 

The school is believed to have been founded in 1509. It survived the Reformation and in 1567 was granted a Royal Chart...