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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    13 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    1 June 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 - M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an inspirational and enthusiastic teacher to join our highly successful Modern Foreign Languages Faculty as a Teacher of French.

The ability to teach French across key stages 3 & 4 is essential.

The ability to teach Spanish would be an advantage.

The MFL faculty consists of a team of experienced, enthusiastic teachers who are committed to providing the very best learning experiences for all students.

This position would be suitable for an outstanding ECT.

We are looking for an exceptional candidate who:

  • will be an outstanding practitioner, able to teach French at key stage 3 & 4.
  • will be a passionate subject specialistic who is committed to ensuring that all students see the beauty and the value in studying languages beyond simply having to pass examinations.
  • will be a positive, dynamic and impactful teacher working closely with the Head of French improving teaching and learning and leading students to achieving exceptional results.
  • will engage with the MFL Faculty’s excellent academic performance and range of extra-curricular provision, including the organisation and participation in overseas and exchange visits.
  • will be committed to raising the profile of Modern Foreign Languages across the school.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • highly motivated, ambitious students
  • a strong, highly qualified committed team of subject experts
  • a commitment to ongoing professional development

an environment which promotes innovation

Commitment to safeguarding

All staff at Southend High School for Girls have a responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.
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About Southend High School for Girls

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1245 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

Southend High School for Girls is a grammar school with academy status with approximately 1260 students including a sixth form of 360 students. The school is situated on Southchurch Boulevard in the east of the City of Southend-on-Sea, Essex. Southend High School for Girls is built on strong traditions and values and has a long and illustrious history of over 100 years of educating the brightest minds in the country. At the core of our philosophy, we believe that students should be safe, happy and successful. Our team of staff are all experts in their fields and are passionate about the education and well-being of our young people. We are unashamedly ambitious for them and aspire to create a pervasive ethos of high expectations and promote discipline and good behaviour in school life. Our moral purpose is to ensure that our students experience a rigorous and stretching academic education on the one hand, and outstanding wider personal development on the other. We believe that our students should develop high self-efficacy and self-belief and be confident and fearless – demonstrating resilience in the face of challenges. Being a member of a high-performing grammar school demands hard work, fortitude and a can-do attitude; participation, energy and commitment are our non-negotiables – but the results are well worth it. If Southend High School for Girls sounds like the sort of place where you would like to work – and where you feel you could make a major contribution to its continuing success – then we would love to hear from you.

Arranging a visit to Southend High School for Girls

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

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