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MFL Teacher – KS3 & KS4 French and KS3 Spanish (Temporary)

Ballard SchoolNew Milton, Hampshire

Due to a staff injury, we are looking for an MFL teacher to cover this role until the end of the autumn term at a minimum. We are looking for someone to start immediately.

Our School 

Ballard is an award-winning, independent co-educational day school for pupils from Nursery (2 years) to GCSE (Year 11). We have recently been awarded the highest accolades in our latest ISI and OFSTED inspections – Excellent & Outstanding! We currently have over 400 children in the School, and we are situated close to both the New Forest and the sea, set within a wonderful 34-acre site.

We are seeking a temporary (initially until the end of the Autumn term 2021, potentially longer), full-time (8.30am to 4.00pm, Monday to Friday) Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages with the ability to teach KS3 and KS4 French. The ability to teach KS3 Spanish would be advantageous. 

The successful candidate should:  

  • Have a teaching qualification in MFL with relevant classroom-based teaching experience  
  • Be fluent in French and the ability to teach up to KS4, and potentially KS3 Spanish  
  • Have strong knowledge of the curriculum   
  • Have a passion for teaching and learning which energises and inspires inquisitive young people and allows them to develop the skills and motivation needed for their future lives   
  • Be able to communicate to parents on the children's learning and progress  
  • Deliver lessons which are of high quality, with focus on pupil learning and with an emphasis on positive reinforcement  
  • Be able to establish good working relationships with all staff 

For further details and an application form, please visit: 

Closing date: 9.00am on Friday 3rd December 2021

Interview date: As soon as possible, depending upon applicant availability

We’re looking to fill this role ASAP; therefore, we will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. The School retains the right to shortlist, interview and appoint prior to the closing date, so early applications are encouraged.

Health and Safety

Under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 all staff must take reasonable care of their own health and safety and of others who may be affected by their actions or omissions at work and must comply with the School in its understanding of any relevant statutory provision. Staff must not intentionally or recklessly interfere with or misuse anything provided in the interests of health, safety and welfare in pursuance of any of the statutory provisions.


This 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 applicant is to have due regard for the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and to follow the child protection procedures adopted by Ballard School as outlined in the Safeguarding Policy.

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