Teacher of Spanish with French - Maternity Cover, Newham

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St Bonaventure'sNewham

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Start date: Spring Term 6th January 2020 or December 2019 if possible.
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPR
Contract term: Maternity Cover

Our dynamic and successful MFL department is looking for an enthusiastic experienced Spanish with French teacher to join their team.

I again realised that we were not different people with separate languages; we were one people, with different tongues.” Nelson Mandela.

We are an experienced and motivated MFL department that look after our staff & help them to become the best that they can be.

We are preferably looking for an enthusiastic experienced teacher to work in our dynamic and successful MFL department and to teach Spanish to KS5 and French to KS3. The ideal candidate should be resourceful and committed, work well in a team and have an excellent subject knowledge. We are also looking for a teacher who is familiar with the new GCSE and A-Level MFL exams criteria.

The MFL team teaches the full range of ability for pupils aged 11 to 18. We are very proud of all the languages experiences and opportunities that are offered to our pupils and value their linguistic benefit to the curriculum.  We also have Foreign Language Assistants to support each subject.

This is an exciting opportunity for a teacher who has a passion for languages, can teach creatively and can inspire pupils.

We expect that you will have evidence of excellent classroom practice and high expectations of pupil attainment.

St Bonaventure’s is a popular provider of education within the London Borough of Newham and we are oversubscribed. 

We are a Teaching School and the lead school in the Agnus Dei Teaching School Alliance.

We have  a long and distinguished history of educating boys, aged 11-16, in the East End of London.

Our thriving co-educational 6th Form is ethnically and religiously diverse, attracting students from across many local schools.

St Bon's is recognised by the DfE, Ofsted, SSAT, Teaching School Council for our investment in improving student life chances and the development of our staff.

We believe that our students have an entitlement to the very best education, with high expectations for all in our community.

We Offer:

An opportunity to be part of an enthusiastic, inspired and motivated team where staff genuinely feel valued and cared for.

A minimum of 20% PPA for all teaching staff.

A teacher friendly marking policy.

No written reports to parents.

A strong commitment to your professional development and career management.

We will provide top quality CPD opportunities for you.

We will encourage you to provide CPD to others; within our school, our borough, our diocese, our alliance and beyond.

A school with outstanding teaching and behaviour for learning, with which all our staff and the wider community feel proud to be associated.

All new teaching staff receive a Chromebook.

Excellent local transport links and off street car parking.

A relocation package for the right applicant.

Free refreshments for all staff.

Closing Date - 14th October 2019 at 12 noon

We may call applicants for an interview before the deadline date if we are especially interested in their application.

More about St Bonaventure's
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Boleyn Road, Forest Gate, London, E7 9QD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8472 3844
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St Bonaventure’s is a popular and oversubscribed provider of education within the London Borough of Newham.  

We have a long and distinguished history of educating boys’, aged 11-16, in the East End of London. We have a  large and exciting ...