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Teacher of A-Level Spanish / Personal Tutor (Maternity Cover)

Greenhead CollegeKirklees

Contract type: Fixed-term, full-time. We have a vacancy for a Teacher of Spanish to teach a minimum of three and a half A-Level Spanish blocks plus two tutor groups

Contract dates: 25 April 2022 to 31 March 2023

Salary: The salary for this post will be within the Main Scale range of the pay spine for Teaching Staff, which is currently £25,826 - £42,149 per annum.

Located on an attractive campus close to Huddersfield town centre, adjacent to the picturesque Greenhead Park and an easy commute from much of the North West and Yorkshire, Greenhead College has been providing the highest quality academic Sixth Form College education in the area for 40 years.

Greenhead College is an outstandingly successful Sixth Form College with 2,600 16-19 year old students following advanced level courses. The College has a long history of exceptional examination results and sits near the top of the national sixth-form college performance tables, meaning it is one of the very best in the country.

We are very proud of our students’ achievements and we have a strong ethos of ambition and aspiration which runs through all aspects of College life. The philosophy of the College is based on the understanding that each student is to be valued as an individual. The College is heavily over-subscribed; there are almost double the number of applicants as there are places to accommodate them.

The College is a great place to work, with a warm, inclusive atmosphere between all staff and students. The staff are recognised for their hard work and the College offer a wide range of employee benefits such as free onsite staff carpark, generous holiday entitlement, a significantly enhanced occupational pension scheme, free use of the College gym, cycle to work scheme, plus many more.

The College wishes to appoint a Teacher of Spanish to join our highly successful Modern Foreign Languages Team. The successful applicant will teach A1 and A2 A-level Spanish groups, together with participation in enrichment activities. 

The successful candidate will join a thriving and happy department of four teachers and six assistants, teaching French, German and Spanish to A-level.  All are based in a resource centre (the “Foreign Office”) and have the use of two language laboratories equipped with appropriate software, as well as dedicated classrooms and conversation rooms.

Applications are welcome from teachers with all kinds of background, such as newly-qualified teachers looking to gain significant A Level teaching experience quickly, more experienced teachers looking for new opportunities, or substantially experienced teachers looking for new horizons. 

The full job description and person specification can be found on the Greenhead College website Please indicate how you meet this criteria when completing your application.

If you are interested in this vacancy, please complete and submit the following documents:

• Greenhead College or TES application form;

• A supporting letter of application indicating how you meet the criteria within the job description and person specification;

• Examination results;

• Equality and Diversity form.

All applications should be submitted to Jen Rothery, Human Resources Officer, via email address

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 8 December 2021 and interviews will be held shortly after.

If you apply and are unsuccessful in being called to interview, can we thank you in advance for your time and trouble in making this application.  Due to time constraints it would be impossible to respond to everyone individually - we hope that you will understand.

Greenhead College is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all of its students and staff. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification in order to be offered the post and will be subject to safer recruitment checks, including an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references. This position is working in regulated activity and therefore exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Applicants will be required to self-disclose particular criminal convictions should they be shortlisted for interview. Further details can be found within the DBS filtering guide at 

Greenhead College is committed to Diversity and Inclusion and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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