Spanish & French Teacher, Birmingham

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Great Barr AcademyBirmingham
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Start date: January 2018 (or before where possible)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £22,916 to £33,823
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Candidates will need to offer Spanish and French to GCSE level and either Spanish or French to A Level.  The ability to offer German to KS3 would also be an advantage though this is not essential.

Great Barr Academy is sponsored by Shaw Education Trust. We are based in north Birmingham and have a large, diverse and vibrant community of students. We have a well-established and very successful Sixth Form.    

Our MFL Department delivers German, French and Spanish at KS3 and:    

  • GCSEs in German, French and Spanish (AQA)
  • A Levels in French, German and Spanish (AQA)

The department organises regular overseas visits to give the children the opportunity to develop their language skills in a real context. The department includes mother-tongue Language Assistants in French, German and Spanish.   

Applications welcome from experienced MFL teachers with a track record of teaching consistently good and outstanding lessons and achieving zero or positive Progress 8 scores, or from potential NQTs. We have an NQT induction programme which is considered to be an exemplar of good practice. This is an excellent place for an outstanding MFL Teacher to develop their career.     

Take a look at our website where you will find a wealth of information and news stories about day to day life at Great Barr Academy.   

For informal discussions, please contact Steven Forster, HR Manager, on 0121 366 7825 or email at   

Application forms & further details available to download below or from our website at Please don't submit applications through the TES portal.  Email them to

To apply for this job, please download and either save or print the application form. You should read the Guidance Notes before completing your application. Once you have completed your application, there are three ways you can send it to us: 

1. Email your application form and covering letter to 

2. Physically hand in your application form and covering letter into Reception. 

3. Post your application form and covering letter to Mrs I Abrahams, Headteacher, at the address below.

Great Barr Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.     

Job location

More about Great Barr Academy
Address: Aldridge Road, Great Barr, Birmingham, West Midlands, B44 8NU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 366 6611