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Teacher of Spanish

Firth Park AcademySheffield

Teacher of Spanish 

MPR

Start date: April 2022  

Permanent, full time 

Inspire their remarkable with us

Firth Park Academy is proud to be a Good school and determined to become an Outstanding school. We are a wonderfully diverse family of students and staff where our vision is to inspire all students to lead remarkable lives. We offer the widest range of extra-curricular enrichment possible to ensure our students are rich in knowledge and character. We want students to achieve academic excellence, develop strength of character and above all else, be happy.  Our school is:  

  • A stronger-than-ever ‘Good’ school as rated by Ofsted (February 2019).  
  • Home of an Extended School Day for all year groups to ensure the broadest possible curriculum of academic learning and extra-curricular experiences  
  • Featured on CBBC’s series Our School 7 currently on iPlayer, which highlights the remarkable spirit of our Year 7 and 8 students and staff in the 2020-21 school year.  
  • A richly diverse community with students speaking more than 30 home languages.  
  • A leading school in our trust – Academies Enterprise Trust – one of the largest trusts in the UK with more career development opportunities than any other.

We love to help our students learn and value the staff who help them do so, thanks to:  

  • A real ethos of family where we all value strong positive relationships and support each other.  
  • An outstanding professional development programme for staff at all stages of their career.

We are seeking a motivated and creative teacher with a genuine passion for bringing the best from every single student, to join our team.   

  • You will be committed to ensuring students make their very best progress, through planning and delivering engaging lessons that will inspire our learners to succeed across KS3 and KS4.    
  • You will support, challenge and engage a diverse cohort of students, enriching their learning experience, maximising their potential and raising attainment  
  • This post is equally suitable for experienced teachers and newly qualified teachers with talent and a drive for improving learning across classrooms.

We are looking for a Teacher of Spanish who really cares about helping our students succeed. You will be joining a department who:  

  • Put students first - We create differentiated resources that are engaging and student-centered; our innovative lessons inspire our learners to achieve.  Our consistently high standards of delivery drive improvements and raise aspirations across both key stages.  
  • Supports CPD and career development – We support and challenge each other’s teaching through frequent CPD, team meetings, peer observations and coaching and mentoring for all new staff.   
  • Enjoy trust wide benefits – We benefit from regular collaboration with experts from our academy trust to ensure we stay ‘ahead of the game’.  
  • Value team spirit and positive working relationships – We support each other through team-teaching and collaborative planning, fostering a positive working environment. 

We are looking for a teacher who:  

  • An outstanding practitioner, or who wishes to develop outstanding practice  
  • Has a love of learning and high expectations of student’s achievement and behaviour  
  • Has excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills  
  • Is a strong team player who will work in partnership with staff, governors, parents and the wider community

Come and speak to us and the team of students and staff who are making Firth Park Academy one of the best schools in our city:  

  • If you would like to find out more about this opportunity please contact our Principal Dean Jones on djones@firthparkacademy.org   
  • Join our team and build a wonderful career in a school you are passionate about with students you love to help learn.   
  • Check out the career opportunity section on our website (see link) to find out more. 

We passionately believe that every child can discover their own remarkable life. It’s what motivates us around here. We know this vision requires something extra. Which is why at AET, you’ll find more. More opportunities, so you can forge your own path. More care and support, so you can prioritise what matters most. More purpose, for you and for the children we are inspiring. 

We offer:  

  • More opportunity to grow your career - We’ll support you in developing your career and experience at this school or another AET school.  
  • More tailored support - We understand every academy is unique. We’ll give you tailored support and flexibility, allowing you to do what’s best for your children.   
  • More chance to see what’s out there - We create opportunities for teachers to visit other AET academies and learn from outside experience.  
  • More like minded colleagues, so you can benefit from others’ experience - You’re connected to our network of 57 academies and thousands of education professionals.   
  • More technology so you can make more impact - Google Workplace Enterprise for Education embedded throughout. Collaborative cloud technology gives you access to the latest tools, when and where it suits you. More tech enabled classrooms mean less time spent on admin and more time teaching.  
  • More time - We strive to minimise unnecessary distractions so you can have energy for your job, and your life.

Closing date: Friday 10th December 2021 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV’s.  Come inspire their remarkable with us, apply today by clicking the “Apply Now” button.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity.  Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.  

We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria. 

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Linkedin. Further details can be found on our careers page.

AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website https://sites.google.com/aetinet.org/academies-enterprise-trust/work-at-aet/graduates for further details.


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