MFL Teacher, Brighton

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Varndean SchoolBrighton

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Mainscale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


Are you a dynamic, creative and forward thinking teacher? Varndean School requires a talented, enthusiastic and outstanding teacher of MFL, with a specialism in German (ideally with French or Spanish to GCSE level) to start in September 2018. This is a permanent, full-time position. 

The vibrant MFL department is at the heart of the school’s curriculum, with rising numbers of students taking a language through to GCSE. We are looking for someone with excellent subject knowledge who will inspire and enthuse our students, by delivering an outstanding and enriched curriculum. In this role you will be responsible for the planning and delivery of high quality lessons and will be given opportunities to develop within the department and to assist the Head of Department as they set about fulfilling the school’s ambitious academic agenda.

Varndean School is a Good school (Ofsted 2013) and has specialist status in Technology, Music and Applied Learning. We offer all staff excellent training opportunities throughout their career with us, as strategic partners of the Pavilion and Downs teaching School Alliance, as well as other local and national networks and through the expertise of our own talented teaching staff.

If you are interested in joining our team, please complete the application form and send/e-mail it, with a covering letter, to Hilary Goldsmith, Business & Finance Manager, Varndean School. Email: 

The closing date is 9am Monday 21st May and the interviews are currently scheduled for later that week. We reserve the right to interview on application should a suitable candidate become available.

Varndean School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We welcome applications from all parts of our community as we aspire to have a staff body that matches the social and cultural diversity of our student intake.

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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More about Varndean School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Balfour Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 6NP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1273 561281
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