Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages (Maternity Cover), Oxfordshire

Closing date:New this week

Cheney SchoolOxfordshire

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: M1 – M6 (£24,373 - £35,971 per annum) with NQTs starting on M1 (Applications from unqualified teachers will also be considered)
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Maternity Cover - 2020/21 Academic Year

Cheney School is a popular, high-performing school located in the heart of Oxford serving a diverse community of students who are eager to learn and to be challenged. You can read the outcome of our recent Ofsted inspection here: Ofsted Report and a welcome message from our Head of School here: Head's Welcome  

The school is part of the Community Schools Alliance Trust - a small MAT with one secondary school, one primary school and another due to open in September 2020. The Trust’s common vision is to improve every learner’s life chances.

We are committed to continuous professional development and have wide-ranging training and development opportunities. We are also mindful of the competing demands people face in their lives and are happy to consider part-time applications. If you are not familiar with Oxfordshire, we would recommend that you take a look at: Living in Oxfordshire – Information for Teachers 

We are looking for an inspirational and innovative teacher with a real passion for ensuring engagement in learning for all students to join our expanding, effective and well-resourced department from September 2020. We are looking for someone to teach two of these 3 languages (French, German and Spanish) up to Key Stage 4 and one of these 3 up to Key Stage 5.

You will need to demonstrate that you:

• are passionate about raising levels of engagement and achievement;

• want to make a positive difference by going the extra mile for the benefit of your students;

• have the desire and enthusiasm to play an active and collaborative role in contributing to a strong culture of sharing best practice, resources and ideas;

• have the interpersonal and leadership skills required to inspire and motivate colleagues and students;

• are keen and able to embed enjoyment and success in learning.

Visits to the school prior to interview are warmly welcomed. To arrange a visit or if you would like more information about the role, please contact Sophie Reynes on: sr@cheney.oxon.sch.uk or on 01865 765726 (ext. 249) 

Salary will be on the Teacher Main Pay Scale.

The position comes with membership of a comprehensive Healthcare Benefits Plan.

How to Apply:

Please visit Cheney School website and complete our online application.

If you have any questions about the application form or the recruitment process do not hesitate to contact us at: vacancies@cheney.oxon.sch.uk

The Community Schools Alliance Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check before taking up the post, along with pre-employment safeguarding checks.

Closing date: Wednesday 26 February, 8am

Interviews: Tuesday 3 March

More about Cheney School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Cheney Lane, Headington, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 7QH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1865 765726
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