Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages, Birmingham

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Swanshurst SchoolBirmingham

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Swanshurst is an ‘Outstanding School’ for girls with 1760 students on roll aged 11-19 years.  We offer excellent support and CPD for staff at all levels of their career. ‘Swanshurst School has been a great environment for my first term as an NQT.  The support I have received from my department and the mentoring team has been amazing and is ongoing.  I couldn’t wish for a better place to spend the first of hopefully many years of teaching.’ (NQT)  

Ofsted (2017) found pupils at Swanshurst to be “happy, well cared for and that they secure excellent academic and personal outcomes”.  They described the girls as “polite, respectful and courteous”.  Needless to say, we are incredibly proud of them and of all our staff who have contributed to the “purposeful learning culture within the school that characterises the work of staff and pupils”  

So, if you are an outstanding practitioner, and would like to join us in our continuing journey, then please read on.  

The Modern Foreign Languages Department at Swanshurst School is seeking to recruit a dynamic and inspirational classroom teacher to join our successful and vibrant department. The ability to teach Spanish up to KS4 and French to KS3 is essential. Spanish to KS5 and French to KS4 is desirable. The successful candidate will bring the energy, enthusiasm and expertise that will help our students to flourish in building their curiosity and skills in language learning. 

 For further details and an application form please contact Sharon Mortimer on 0121 464 2410 or contact us online at www.swanshurst.org. Applicants requesting an online application form must also submit a signed copy of their application either at the point of being called for interview or as soon as possible after the closing date. 

 CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS:  12PM FRIDAY 2 MARCH 2018

 This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role. 

 Swanshurst School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will require an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

OBSERVANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL’S EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES POLICY WILL BE REQUIRED



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Brook Lane, Billesley, Birmingham, West Midlands, B13 0TW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 464 2400
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Swanshurst is an "Outstanding School" for girls with 1760 students on roll aged 11-19 years.  Behaviour is exemplary, "...pupils conduct and attitudes are excellent" (Ofsted 2017).

We offer excellent support and CPD for staff at all stages of th...