Inspirational MFL Class Teacher (Spanish), Wandsworth

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Rutherford House SchoolWandsworth

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Main Scale (with TLR based on experience)
Contract term: Permanent

  We are looking to appoint a part time teacher to teach Spanish in our primary school. Presently, the appointed person will be focusing on teaching Spanish in KS2.

This is a real opportunity for a talented MFL teacher to develop their teaching and leadership potential in a unique setting. We are looking to appoint an individual with a positive outlook and a proactive attitude, ready to make a difference.

At Rutherford House School children start learning Spanish in the Reception class and have been taught for an hour a week by a specialist teacher, so we are looking for a candidate with excellent linguistic skills to teach more advanced Spanish in KS2.

We are looking for a Subject Leader with a passion for languages who will the subject forward and embed it further into the curriculum and school life.

Rutherford House School is the first free school established by Bellevue Place Education Trust committed to providing a broad, and exciting education in a happy environment and doing everything possible to make sure that pupils achieve everything that they are capable of. The children are encouraged to learn independently, and are treated as individuals celebrating their unique set of talents.

Our ideal candidate will be able to deliver inspirational learning experiences in a stimulating environment and be committed to excellence, inclusion and challenge. Our outstanding candidate will have the strong interpersonal skills to foster links between the school, home and wider community.

If you are ready for a new and exciting challenge we will offer you:

· A strong commitment to the innovative use of technology to ensure efficient ways of working

· Excellent peer support from our outstanding team 

· The opportunity to develop your career into managerial roles within a supportive and friendly team

· A positive and innovative working environment

· A strong and growing network of partner free schools, driving up standards and providing valuable support to staff.

Visits are warmly encouraged. There are two Open Mornings where you will have an opportunity to speak to Mrs Mallett (Headteacher) and have a tour of the school. The dates are: Thursday 19th April (9.00 a.m.) and Friday20th April (2.00 p.m.). Please contact Ms Angela Smith to make an appointment on either 020 8672 5901 or

We encourage interested applicants to read our website carefully You will quickly see that you are applying to an extremely creative, successful school with a clear ethos of achievement, continuity and enjoyment for our pupils.

If you have the skills, experience and drive to be successful in this role, please download and complete the attached documents.

Application packs are also available from or can be downloaded from our school website at

Please email your completed application form to Please put the position you are applying for in the subject line.


Closing Date for applications: Friday 27th April 2018 (4.00pm)

Interview Dates: Thursday 3rd or Friday 4th May 2018

Start date: September 2018

As part of BPET and Rutherford House’s commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, all employees employed within schools are required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Further details can be found on the Disclosure and Barring Services website

Rutherford House School welcomes a diverse population of both children and staff and committed to promoting and developing equality of opportunity in all its function.

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More about Rutherford House School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: 217 Balham High Road, Balham, London, SW17 7BS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8672 5901
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