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Teacher of French and Spanish

St Katherine's SchoolNorth Somerset

Teacher of French and Spanish

Hours:   Full time or Part time 0.8 fte

Contract:   Required as soon as possible.  Fixed term to cover maternity leave until the 31 August 2022 (or the return of the post holder if sooner)

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

Applications are welcome from experienced and NQT teachers.  

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.

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.  

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 have the opportunity to participate in these.

St Katherine’s is a dynamic, aspirational school situated on the edge of Bristol in a beautiful rural setting, part of Cathedral Schools Trust. Our thriving, diverse community is founded on our core values of respect, responsibility and resilience; we actively encourage everyone within our community to ‘live and breathe’ our values every day. The school aims to create an environment where students feel confident, secure and valued to help them perform at their best. 

This is an exciting time for the school and we are looking for applicants with a passion for young people to drive their success even further. In return, you can expect effective support and challenge from our strong leadership team along with a hardworking, talented and passionate staff body. We are committed to professional development and there is considerable opportunity for career development across the Trust.  If you would like to find out more about the school please visit the school website 

Please read on for job description and person specification for the role. If you can demonstrate that you possess the necessary experience, knowledge, qualifications and skills and aspire to our vision and values, we would like to hear from you. 

St Katherine’s School is an equal opportunities employer in line with the 2010 Equality Act.  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: Midnight Tuesday 7 December 2021.  Interviews will be held during w/c 13 December 2021


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