Teacher of French and Spanish, North Somerset

Closing date:

St Katherine's SchoolNorth Somerset

Date posted:
Start date: 1 September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of French and Spanish (Maternity cover)

St Katherine’s School

Full Time

Required from 1 September 2019.  Fixed term to cover maternity leave for up to 9 months (or the return of the post holder if sooner)

£23,720 - £34,324 pa

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational teacher with a love of languages and competent to teach French and Spanish at Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4.  Previous experience of teaching the new GCSE is essential together with excellent subject knowledge and the ability to teach in target language. 

Candidates must be passionate about teaching and committed to improving the learning outcomes of all students, able to demonstrate the ability to deliver high quality teaching and inspire and motivate young people to achieve outstanding outcomes.  Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well within a team are essential.

Applications are welcome from experienced and NQT teachers.  

The successful candidate will be joining a creative and dedicated team that is characterised by high support and high challenge and a willingness to develop as professionals through sharing good practice with one another.  We are committed to staff development and offer a comprehensive Teaching and Learning CPD programme.  

The MFL department at St Katherine's offers a rich extra-curricular programme for students to enjoy including trips abroad and exchange programmes.  The successful candidate will be expected to lead at least one school trip or exchange as well as a French or Spanish club.

St Katherine’s is a vibrant, medium sized 11 – 19 mixed comprehensive school, part of Cathedral Schools Trust.  We are situated on the edge of Bristol in a beautiful rural setting.  The majority of our students live in Bristol and due to the easy transport links, make a positive choice to travel out of the city each day to enjoy the wealth of opportunities that St Katherine’s has to offer. All at St Katherine’s believe that there are no limits to what a young person can achieve. Through focusing on high quality learning and teaching we work tirelessly to educate young people for academic success and life.

Further information about the school, the post and how to apply can be found on the school website  

Should you wish to speak to Ms Geraldine Maringo, Associate Headteacher and Head of MFL, informally about the role before submitting an application, please email Sue Shelley, HR Manager shelleys@skdrive.org to arrange this.

St Katherine’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to DBS Barred list and Enhanced Disclosure checks.

Closing Date: 23 April 2019

Interview date:  w/c 29 April 2019




More about St Katherine's School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Ham Green, Pill, North Somerset, Bristol, BS20 0HU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1275 373737
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Head of School

Mr J Humphreys

St Katherine’s is a vibrant, medium sized 11 – 19 mixed comprehensive school situated on the edge of Bristol in a beautiful rural setting and part of Cathedral Schools Trust. We are warm, welcoming and inclusive and com...