5 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    23 April 2021 at 12:00 am

  • Date listed

    6 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Leadership
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type

Job summary

2nd in Modern Foreign Languages - TLR2a

Employee benefits


Applying for the job

We are looking to appoint an inspirational 2nd in MFL to start 1 September 2021.
Bitterne Park School is a large community school with a strong tradition of academic achievement. We provide an excellent education for 11-19 year olds, set within the Bitterne Park community. Our core values of Respect, Achievement, Community, Enjoyment and Relationships underpin all that we aim to be.
We are a flourishing and over-subscribed school, with high expectations of all our students, and a commitment to the personal and professional development of our staff. As an established Teaching School we offer our staff access a broad range of high-quality training and the opportunity to work in collaboration with colleagues from our partner schools.
We are seeking an enthusiastic and reflective teacher to positively contribute to and help lead our growing team of MFL teachers. The MFL department have high expectations of their learners and a desire to innovate teaching and learning to ensure all learners can make the most of their language learning experience.
As a middle management role, we are looking for someone who is ready to take the next step on their career path to be able to work along with the Head of Department to drive forward language learning at Bitterne Park. We would welcome applicants with previous experience in this kind of role, or those who can demonstrate the skills required to successfully take on their first middle management position.
The candidate should be able to teach French or Spanish to at least Key Stage 4 and preferably to Key Stage 5, with a second of these languages at Key Stage 3.
If you think you excel at encouraging students to be confident language learners with an enthusiasm to discover new cultures, we would be delighted to consider your application.

Closing date: Friday 23 April 2021 - noon
For further details and an application form please visit our school website www.bitterneparkschool.org.uk

The school is committed to safeguarding; all applicants will be expected to undergo DBS checking along with other relevant pre-employment checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school
Education phase
School size
1884 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
023 80 325200

About Bitterne Park School

Bitterne Park School is a large community school with a strong tradition of academic achievement. We provide an excellent education for 11-19 year olds set within the Bitterne Park Community. Our core values of Community; Achievement; Relationships and Enjoyment permeate all that we aspire to be.

School location

Dimond Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO18 1BU

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