Teacher of Spanish (with French), Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset

Closing date:

Broadoak Mathematics & Computing CollegeWeston-super-Mare, North Somerset

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible (September 2018 if not before)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TMS/UPS
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Join us on our journey to brilliance and be part of the Broadoak family!   

The Role:

Required for September 2018, this is a fantastic opportunity for a Spanish teacher with drive and imagination to join an already successful team of practitioners. The successful candidate will also be required to teach some French to KS3 level. We warmly welcome applications from NQTs, more experienced teachers, or those interested in flexible working.   

We require someone to start with us as soon as possible, however we understand that due to contractual obligations a suitable candidate may not be able to join us until September 2018.  The post is temporary from to cover maternity leave from until 31st August 2019 (or postholder's return if earlier). 

Our School:

Broadoak Mathematics and Computing College is a vibrant comprehensive, co-educational school for 11-16 year olds determined to do our very best for the families in our community. It is an exciting time to join Broadoak as our journey towards being brilliant is well underway. 

With decisive leadership, a great team, comprehensive plans to maximise all students’ abilities and a moral commitment to work tirelessly for all the young people in our care, students remain front and centre in all that we do.   

The college is very popular with excellent community links and excellent extra-curricular provision.   

The Modern Foreign Languages Faculty:

The MFL Department is based in one wing of the school with 3 dedicated Languages rooms and the MFL office. In each of the classrooms there is an interactive whiteboard and data projector.  Each member of the Department has the use of a laptop, which links automatically to the college’s ICT network. There are 4 full sized computer suites in the College, (30 computers each), which can also be booked.   

All Year 7, 8 and 9 students are taught French or Spanish in mixed performance groups and in Year 9 choose their preferred subjects for the start of GCSE courses in Year 10. Careful differentiation of work and of approach (personalisation) allows all pupils to be happy, successful learners in their initial years.   

At Key Stage 3 the students follow the national framework, with resources created by teachers being used, along with TaskMagic, Linguascope, Kahoot and a range of other language learning websites.  

At Key Stage 4 students follow the AQA GCSE specification, using the Oxford AQA GCSE textbook and other teacher-made resources.

What we're looking for:

Do you care passionately about raising aspirations for all young people? Are you committed to delivering the highest standards of teaching and learning? Do you strive for excellence, want to develop your own practice and try new things? If so, this is the place for you!  

Appointment is subject to suitable references and enhanced DBS check.  

Why work with us?

We offer:

  • The opportunity to be innovative and bold in your leadership and/or teaching  
  • A hugely supportive team who are relentlessly optimistic  
  • Excellent professional growth and development opportunities  
  • A popular learning community with a focus on school improvement  
  • A school that places primacy on what happens in the classroom  
  • A school that is open to more creative and flexible ways of working
  • Access to on-site gym & fitness suite  
  • 30 minutes from Bristol (huge amount of staff commute from this fantastic city)  
  • 5 minute walk from the beach  
  • On site school canteen and facilities (breakfast and lunch)  
  • Short drive to train station  

Additional information is available on the school website at broadoakcollege.org.uk

Closing date: Friday 18th May 2018 (12.00pm midday)

To apply, please download the attached application form. Once completed, please email to Fiona Docherty, Operations Manager, at fd@broadoak.n-somerset.sch.uk

Broadoak Mathematics and Computing College is committed to  safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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More about Broadoak Mathematics & Computing College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Windwhistle Road, Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, BS23 4NP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1934 422000
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