Teacher of MFL (French & Spanish), Penkridge, Stafford

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Wolgarston High SchoolPenkridge, Stafford
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Start date: Required from February 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £22,917-£38,633
Contract term: Maternity Cover

Teacher of MFL (French & Spanish) – Maternity Cover

Required from February 2018 

We are a 13-19 High School in an attractive, semi-rural location in South Staffordshire with 700 students on roll. 

The school is part of the Penk Valley Federation along with 4 other schools based in the local area: Marshbrook First School, Princefield First School, St John’s (CE) First School and Penkridge Middle School. The vision of the Federation is to take collective responsibility for ensuring that every child and young person in our federation receives an excellent education, achieves high outcomes and realises their potential. 

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and well qualified teacher of French to cover a maternity leave. You will be expected to teach across the age and ability range. The ability to also offer Spanish would be advantageous.

Successful candidates must:

  • Be able to inspire, enthuse and motivate students to ensure that they achieve their full potential
  • A passionate advocate of the subject who contributes effectively to departmental and whole school improvement 
  • Have high expectations of themselves and others 
  • Be a good communicator with excellent interpersonal skills 
  • Be flexible and a good team player

We offer:

  • A demanding yet rewarding community school where students and staff feel valued and supported 
  • Students who are keen to learn 

If you believe you meet all of the above, we are looking forward to meeting you. Not sure? Why not come and have a coffee and a look around before applying? To arrange your visit please contact Julie Ablewhite via email j-ablewhite@wolgarston.staffs.sch.uk or by telephone on 01785 78802. 

Application forms and job specification are available on the school website.

Closing date for the receipt of applications is Monday 11th December 2017 at   Midday.

Interviews are expected to be held on Monday 18th December 217

Completed application forms should be returned to Julie Ablewhite (Federation Business Manager) via email 

j-ablewhite@wolgarston.staffs.sch.uk or by post to the school address.

"This Authority/school is committed to   safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young   people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this   commitment" 

This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure   check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Further details   regarding this check are available from schools or by visiting www.crb.gov.uk

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More about Wolgarston High School
Address: Cannock Road, Penkridge, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST19 5RX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1785 788400