Teacher of Spanish, Reading

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Little Heath SchoolReading

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Start date: September 2018 (or earlier)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and enthusiastic teacher of Spanish (including A Level) to join our diverse and highly experienced department. You will be joining a team committed to further developing the profile of Modern Foreign Languages in the curriculum, where teachers are continually looking for ways to make their teaching creative and engaging. We are also keen to further develop the range of foreign trips that we offer to our students. The position would be suitable for either an NQT or an experienced teacher. In addition, the ability to offer French would be an advantage but is not essential. 

The person we are seeking will be:

  • passionate about languages and have the desire to share that passion with students
  • an innovative and inspiring classroom teacher
  • able to work collaboratively
  • reflective and eager to develop their teaching skills
  • keen to support the introduction of Spanish as an additional language in the future.

Little Heath School is a highly successful comprehensive school (1650 on roll, including 380 in the Sixth Form) situated in a pleasant semi-rural setting to the west of Reading, with good access to road and rail links. As a school, we pride ourselves on our strong Professional Development programme, believing that teachers need to be able to develop their own practice collaboratively with others. We have recently been awarded the prestigious Research Mark award in recognition of the quality of evidence-based research in our work. 

For an application form and information pack please contact Emma Tedstone at Little Heath School on 0118 943 9503 or recruitment@littleheath.org.uk Please address supporting letter of application to the Headteacher. 

Closing date: 22 January 2018

Interviews: w/c 29 January 2018

Little Heath School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Little Heath School Governing Body is an equal opportunities employer. Appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks and the successful applicant will be required to apply for an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Further information can be found at www.homeoffice.gov.uk

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More about Little Heath School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Little Heath Road, Tilehurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG31 5TY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 942 7337
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