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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 June 2024 at 11:29am

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Languages, Spanish

Working pattern

Full time: Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Additional allowances

TLR 2.3

What skills and experience we're looking for

Recruitment and Retention Bonus considered for the right candidate

Job Overview

  • Are you a highly skilled, successful teacher of Spanish with a proven track record of high quality teaching and learning?
  • Are you able to teach Spanish up to A-Level and French up to KS3?
  • Are you an ambitious and passionate teacher who wants to join a strong department with a track record of success?
  • Would you like to receive a recruitment and retention, worth up to £2,000?
  • Do you want to work with an excellent Head of subject to continue to shape the growth and development of MFL throughout the school?
  • Would you like to work in a school where “Leaders, including governors, value the work of staff and where new teachers speak highly of the support they are given”? (Ofsted June 2023)
  • Are you looking to work in a thriving and well-regarded school where staff well-being is central to all of our decision making where “Better Never Stops”?

If the answer to any of these questions is “yes” then we would like to hear from you.

Waingels, a popular 11-18 school where students achieved above national average in all measures and was identified as “continuing to be good” in a recent OFSTED inspection, is seeking to appoint asecond in department for MFL, leading on all aspects of Spanish teaching from KS3-5,due to the current postholder relocating.The ability to teach Spanish to A-Level is essential for this role.

This is a key role within the school and would be ideal for an experienced practitioner who already has experience of a subject leadership position or is seeking their first TLR in a subject setting.

We would also consider applications from recently qualified teachers to teach Spanish, without the TLR and associated responsibilities.

The successful candidate will lead and will work closely with the Head of Subject for MFL, leading on all aspects of Spanish teaching across the department and making a significant contribution to this highly successful department and promoting languages in the school and local community.

What the school offers its staff

Working with us offers you the opportunity to:

  • Join a “kind and caring school” where pupils “enjoy being part of the inclusive community” (OFSTED 2023) that "aims to be anexceptional school at the heart of our community”.
  • Be part of a forward thinking department with well resourced schemes of work and where teachers are encouraged to be innovative and try out a range of teaching styles.
  • Engage in excellent, personalised professional development opportunities.
  • Join a school where early finishes for parent consultation evenings and free tea and coffee every day are just some of the ways we ensure staff well-being is central to our decision making.
  • Work in a school where the values of Respect, Kindness, Pride and Resilience underpin all we do.

If you feel your value and ethos align with ours, this is an exciting opportunity for you to pursue and advance your career.

Our staff and students are proud of our school and we would be happy to welcome you if you would like to come and have a closer look. Please feel free to contact us for an informal conversation about this exciting role. Please telephone the college on 0118 969 0336 or email the Headteacher’s Personal Assistant, Jane Jennings, onJenJJN@waingels.wokingham.sch.uk

Download an application pack from our websitewww.waingels.wokingham.sch.uk

We will review applications as they are submitted, so you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

The college is committed to safeguarding, equal opportunities and to promoting the welfare of all staff and students.

Commitment to safeguarding

The college is committed to safeguarding, equal opportunities and to promoting the welfare of all staff and students

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About Waingels

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1376 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

Waingels is a very successful 11 to 18 Comprehensive school serving its local community. Our successes and achievements can be attributed to our commitment to establish and grow a Better Never Stops culture, providing a safe, inclusive and rich learning environment where students feel safe and valued, founded on respectful relationships for all. Our ethos and culture are values based. We set high standards and expect all our students and staff to be respectful, kind, resilient and proud of our school, our achievements and our community.

Arranging a visit to Waingels

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email yiamyn@waingels.wokingham.sch.uk.

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