French Teacher, Buckinghamshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

The Chalfonts Independent Grammar SchoolBuckinghamshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Chalfonts Independent Grammar School is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, authorised to offer the IB Middle Years Programme (IGCSE equivalent) and IB Diploma Programme (A Level equivalent).

We are focused on facilitating a meaningful education which is based on high achievement and inquiry based learning. The school consists of small classes, (maximum 14); our IB programmes provide each student with opportunities to explore, inquire and develop confidence, as well as equipping them with the skills, knowledge, and understanding necessary for the 21st century.

We are in an exciting phase in our development with plans for a large purpose built, three form entry, school in the Chalfonts area. Currently we are situated on London Road in High Wycombe with excellent transport links to London. We are part of the Alpha Group of schools which is a network of premium schools offering best practice and professional development opportunities for teachers.

The Position: 

We are seeking a French Teacher; initially part time (0.3 FTE), the role will grow as the we continue to grow. The post is for September 2019. We are also advertising for a part-time Spanish Teacher, and anyone we will consider combining the roles for the right candidate.

Candidate/role requirements:

• To be a fluent and qualified French Teacher, with an appropriate teaching qualification and a passion for your subject.

• You will ideally have experience (or be capable of) teaching to up to A Level and/or IBDP in your subject.

• Ability to offer an additional language would be of interest.

• To set high expectations for all pupils, to deepen their knowledge and understanding and to maximise their achievement.

• To use positive classroom management of behaviour to allow pupils to feel safe and secure and promote their self-esteem.

• To be a role-model to pupils through your personal presentation and professional conduct.

• NB: Experience of teaching the IB MYP or DP would be desirable, although it is not essential as IB training will be offered by the school.

• A willingness to play a full roll in the extra-curricular life of the school.

For further information about The Chalfonts Independent Grammar School, please see our website: 

Closing date: 25th April 2019 at 4pm

Interviews will be conducted by Skype in the week of 29th April 2019.  Shortlisted candidates will be invited to the school in the week of 6th May 2019.

The Chalfonts Independent Grammar School is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect staff to share this commitment.

More about The Chalfonts Independent Grammar School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: 19 London Road, High Wycombe, HP11 1BJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1494 875502