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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    27 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Main teacher payscale (inner London)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The post holder will deliver specialist modern foreign language (MFL) provision, teaching French to children in Key Stage 2 (Year 3 to Year 6 at Belleville Primary School.

You will:

  • Use a range of strategies to meet children’s many and varied needs
  • Set clear targets for children’s learning, monitor and assess their learning and use this to inform all aspects of planning, teaching and reporting
  • Further develop, adapt and enhance our French curriculum, lesson plans and teaching resources to ensure they are of the highest quality.
  • Come up with exciting ideas to ensure our learning is engaging, ambitious, relevant and nurturing (L.E.A.R.N).
  • Liaise with other staff as necessary to best support each child
  • Support the aims and ethos of the Q1E Trust
  • Operate in accordance with the policies and procedures of Q1E Trust and the school
  • Set a good example in terms of conduct, dress, punctuality and attendance
  • Participate in and contribute to staff training and meetings
  • Positively embrace professional development and research
  • Reflect on and improve your own performance
  • Undertake other general tasks that the Headteacher or Executive Head may reasonably ask.

Person specification:

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has taught children successfully, meeting their many and varied needs.
  • Has evidence of raising standards and accelerating pupil progress.
  • Has the ability to further develop our French curriculum and lesson plans.
  • Is fluent in both French and English.
  • Has thorough subject knowledge.
  • Understands the purpose, structure and balance of the National Curriculum and its requirements (particularly for Key Stage 2).
  • Keeps abreast of national and local education developments.
  • Works well with and can communicate effectively with pupils, staff, parents and carers.
  • Is committed to the safeguarding and protection of children.

You do not necessarily require qualified teacher status for this role. We are open to considering unqualified applicants.

What the school offers its staff

Belleville is one of four London primary schools in the Q1E Trust.We have recently been inspected by Ofsted (March 2022) and found once again to be Outstanding.

Ofsted (2022) say:

  • "Pupils thrive at Belleville. They speak with enthusiasm about the rich curriculum they learn. Pupils behave very well and engage positively with their learning."
  • "Staff are proud to work at Belleville. They receive extensive professional development. They feel their workload is well managed by leaders who welcome their input on how the school operates. Teachers at the very beginning of their career feel especially well supported."

About Belleville

Belleville is a large, successful, popular school with over 900 pupils on two sites near Clapham Common. We have a fantastic staff team and a supportive parent/carer community.We are in a vibrant local area with excellent transport links. Our proximity to Clapham Junction gives us easy access to central London and out across the south of England.

We offer a high quality, well-resourced and carefully structured provision, within an excellent broad and balanced curriculum. Children achieve very well, with attainment well above local and national averages.High quality specialist teachers are employed to teach PE, art, computing, music and French. We strive to meet the needs of all children – doing ‘Whatever It Takes’ to help children fulfil their potential.

The Q1E trust

Q1E provides clear structures, excellent resources and outstanding professional development for staff. Those new to the Trust receive pre-induction training before starting in post. We are an outward facing trust and we believe in learning from the best schools and systems - you will have lots of opportunity to get involved in wider projects across (and beyond) our dynamic Trust.

Further details about the role

Visit us: We encourage you to email us at recruitment@q1e.org.uk to arrange to visit Belleville before you apply, and/or have a chat with our Headteacher or Executive Headteacher about the role. You can also view our virtual tour here.

Apply: Please submit your completed application form and equal opportunities monitoring form by email directly to recruitment@q1e.org.uk by 9am on Monday 27th March. We do not accept CVs.

We are open to applicants seeking part time hours.

Please note that all our posts are subject to a full DBS check with a barred list check. It is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children.

Commitment to safeguarding

All posts in Q1E schools are subject to an enhanced DBS with barred list check. It is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children. We may carry out online searches of shortlisted candidates.

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About Belleville Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
953 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

We are a successful, popular, outstanding school with a focus on positive learning behaviour and high expectations for all children. We have two school sites (Webbs and Meteor), a fantastic staff team and a supportive parent/carer community. We are in a vibrant area of south London with excellent transport links. Our proximity to Clapham Junction gives us access to central London and across the south of England.

Belleville Primary School is part of Quality First Education (Q1E), a successful Multi-Academy Trust with four primary schools on five sites across south London. This is an exciting time for us and we want the best people to join us as we grow further.

At Q1E, we believe that “the quality of an education system cannot exceed the quality of its teachers” (McKinsey 2007). The recruitment, retention and development of high quality teachers is our highest priority.

Staff wellbeing is very important to us. We provide clear structures, excellent resources and outstanding professional development for our staff. All teachers new to the Trust receive pre-induction training before starting in post. We are an outward facing trust and believe in learning from the best schools and systems - you will have lots of opportunity to watch outstanding practice and get involved in wider projects across our dynamic Trust as well as be supported to progress in your teaching career. There are opportunities for new teachers to take on leadership responsibilities for the right candidate.

We offer a high quality, well-resourced and carefully structured curriculum to support teacher wellbeing. High quality specialist teachers are employed to teach PE, art, computing, music and French. We strive to meet the needs of all our children – doing ‘Whatever It Takes’ to help children fulfil their potential.

Arranging a visit to Belleville Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@q1e.org.uk.

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