French Assistant, Oxford (OX2)

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The Cherwell SchoolOxford (OX2)
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £14,460 per annum
Contract term: Fixed Term

Modern Foreign Language Assistant – French

Temporary Position                                                                                                            (1st September 2018 to 31st May 2019) 

18 hours per week, term time only

Actual Annual Gross Salary: £14,460 per annum                                                        (Gross Monthly Salary: £1,205)

The Cherwell School is a high performing and oversubscribed comprehensive school in Oxford (1900 students on roll, including 540 in the Sixth Form). We achieved GCSE progress results in the top 5% of all schools in 2017. We are pleased that we hold an ‘Outstanding’ rating by Ofsted as we feel this is a fair reflection of the school, not least as we recognise that we have the capacity to develop and improve further. We consider ourselves to be a school which has at its heart “opportunity, responsibility, excellence” and we aim to make this a deeper reality for all of our students and staff in the years to come. Our aims are supported by our designation as a National Teaching School and as a School Centered Initial Teacher Training provider. We are committed to the professional learning and career development of our staff and work in conjunction with the River Learning Trust to raise standards.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and hardworking Modern Foreign Language Assistant (French) to work in our Modern Languages Faculty. The appointed colleague must be a fluent speaker and experience of working with young people would be an advantage, although not essential. You will be assisting the language teacher with language classes or teaching small groups on your own. Your role will be to improve your students' confidence in communicating in French and help classes to become more interactive and fun by discussing contemporary aspects of youth culture in France such as current affairs, education, sport, fashion, films, TV, lifestyles and celebrations. You will do this by planning activities and games and using photos, travel guides and maps as well as texts from newspapers or the Internet.

To find out more about this role please visit our website (www.cherwell.oxon.sch.uk) to download the Job Description and Person Specification, you can also find out more about our school via the website. For further information about the post please contact Mary Maguire, HR Administrator, on recruitment@cherwell.oxon.sch.uk or 01865 518257. 

To apply for this post, please submit a completed application form (available on our website) along with a cover letter of no more than one side of A4 to recruitment@cherwell.oxon.sch.uk. Please note we cannot accept CV's.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 23rd May at 9:00am

Interviews will be held on Thursday 7th June 2018 (pm)

The Cherwell School and the River Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism; all staff are expected to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. The Cherwell School is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of ethnic backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our school community. 

The Cherwell School is an academy managed by The River Learning Trust, which is an exempt charity and a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales with a registered company number 7966500. Registered Office: The Cherwell School, Marston Ferry Road, OXFORD OX2 7EE United Kingdom



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Address: Marston Ferry Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX2 7EE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1865 558719