Teacher of Spanish, West Berkshire

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

The Willink SchoolWest Berkshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: MPR/UPR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

0.8 FTE to Full time

We are seeking an inspirational classroom practitioner with strong subject knowledge to join our very successful MFL Department (90% were entered for a GCSE in MFL in 2018). It is desirable though not essential that the successful candidate can teach a second language. The school offers French, German and Mandarin alongside Spanish. The successful candidate will teach to GCSE. There is also an opportunity to teach A level. 

Applications are invited from ITTs as well as colleagues that are more experienced. A favourable finance package is available for new entrants to the profession. As a Teaching School and our heritage as a Language College we can offer the successful candidate excellent support and professional development.

The Willink is a high performing and oversubscribed school. In 2018 two thirds achieved the 5+ grades 9-5 at GCSE and 30% achieved A*/A at A level. The school has 1080 students on roll including 160 in the Sixth Form, and is situated in a pleasant semi-rural setting south west of Reading. The school’s Ofsted judgment in June 2018 was exceptionally positive.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicants 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 

For further information and an application pack please visit the school website or contact Mrs Lin Bailey, Business Support Manager, lbailey@willink.w-berks.sch.uk  Tel 0118 983 2030. For an informal conversation contact Head of MFL Jenny Weston jweston@willink.w-berks.sch.uk  or Head Teacher Peter Fry pfry@willink.w-berks.sch.uk 

The closing date is Tuesday 21st May 2019.

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More about The Willink School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: School Lane, Burghfield Common, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 3XJ, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 118 983 2030
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