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Teacher of MFL (French) - maternity cover

Pendle Vale CollegeLancashire

We are seeking to appoint an ambitious, dynamic and inspirational teacher of MFL (French) to cover maternity leave for up to one year or return of the post holder whichever is the sooner.  

We are looking for an effective and enthusiastic classroom teacher who can teach the French National Curriculum at KS3 and at KS4 who will be able to complement our dedicated team of outstanding practitioners.

The successful applicant will be prepared to participate in and contribute to the exciting developments in Learning and Teaching that are taking place at Pendle Vale College.  This post is suitable for an NQT.

We are an ambitious school and can offer: 

  • Excellent resources
  • Excellent support and professional development opportunities
  • Friendly staff
  • Excellent IT facilities.

We are seeking:

  • A passionate, dedicated teacher who can stimulate curiosity, interest and enjoyment in French
  • Someone closely aligned to our values of ambition, determination and respect
  • Creative teaching skills and a professional approach
  • High expectations of students and the determination to raise student achievement
  • Team skills

MFL at Pendle Vale College has a history of progress scores significantly above national comparisons, as a result, cohort numbers are growing year on year driven by our proven success.


Pendle Vale College Pendle Vale College has a good location, situated just five minutes from the M65. Easily accessible from larger towns and cities of Manchester, Preston, Bradford and Huddersfield, it is also near the smaller rural communities for Pendle, Colne and Skipton. Nelson is under an hour away from the Lake District and North Yorkshire Moors.

Further information and a full application pack can be obtained from Hays Recruitment by emailing Hannah.Connell@hays.com or calling 07966 129 657. 

There will be an opportunity to visit the college on Wednesday 15 September at 4pm and Monday 20 September at 4pm.  If you would like to visit the school please book a slot with Hannah Connell at Hays.

Closing date for applications – Wednesday 22 September at 12 noon

Interviews – Wednesday 6 October

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