Teacher of French (and Spanish), Buckinghamshire

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Wycombe Abbey SchoolBuckinghamshire

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: The School offers a statutory induction programme for NQTs and has its own salary scale which is well above that of the maintained sector.
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Wycombe Abbey is a full boarding school which provides an outstanding all-round education for girls aged 11 to 18. 

We are looking for a well-qualified, enthusiastic teacher capable of teaching French up to Oxbridge entrance level and some Spanish to Key Stage 3. These are both thriving subjects at Wycombe Abbey, with many girls going on to study languages at top UK universities. The department has a well-equipped language centre with superb multi-media workstations and languages software. The department runs a huge range of enrichment activities - from languages days, debating competitions and weekly news clubs through to popular trips to France and Spain.

Applications to join this strong department are equally welcome from experienced or newly qualified teachers. The School offers a statutory induction programme for NQTs and has its own salary scale which is well above that of the maintained sector. 

Please complete an application form and submit this, together with a covering letter, to the Headmistress, Mrs R Wilkinson by emailing the Human Resources Manager, Mrs J Wetenhall wetenhallj@wycombeabbey.com. Further details are found under ‘News and Vacancies’ on the School website: www.wycombeabbey.com.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on 16th March 2018.

Wycombe Abbey 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 successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We are an equal opportunities employer. 

Registered Charity No. 310638

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More about Wycombe Abbey School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Abbey Way, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 1PE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1494 520381
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Wycombe Abbey is committed to maintaining full boarding for the needs of modern families. Girls who enter the school at 11+ have their own Junior Boarding House. From the age of 12 to 17, pupils live in 9 mixed-age Senior Houses, and in the Upper Six...