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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher
  • Head of department or curriculum

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Subject

Spanish

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Lead Practitioner L1 - L6 (5point scale)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Overview:

The Lead Practitioner of Spanish role is an exciting addition to the Gloucester academy team.

The Department:

Our MFL department nurtures a love for languages for our students by focussing on Hispanic culture and a Conti EPI instruction method that promotes use of target language and successful production through chunking. The team has a positive outreach with the community with weekly support from local native speakers delivering conversation sessions to KS4 as well as strong connections with other MFL teams to collaborate on visits and events. We focus on building confidence and are passionate about empowering our pupils to use their language to communicate and connect with the wider world. We enrich the lives of our pupils through challenge, extracurricular activities and a well-planned curriculum carefully interwoven to encourage retrieval, progress and success.

Currently we only teach Spanish to all year groups giving each Year group 5 hours per fortnight curriculum time with Year 11 receiving an extra hour a fortnight from 3.00 – 4.00pm on either a Monday or Friday. KS4 study Edexcel Spanish. We run community languages and currently have 12 different languages taking their GCSEs in Year 10 with the support of the local community and members of staff in the school.

As a school we are open to discussing introducing another language for our students.

Job Purpose:

  • To work with the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team to promote inclusion, and equality of opportunity for both students and staff.
  • To share in the corporate responsibility for, and commitment to, the safeguarding and promotion of the well-being and discipline of all students.
  • To progress the education and welfare of designated groups of students in accordance with the prevailing School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document, having due regard to the requirements of the National Curriculum, the aims, objectives and schemes of work of the Academy/Learning Area, Year Cohort, and any policies of the Academy Trust.
  • To perform particular assigned duties at the reasonable direction of the Headteacher or his/her designated representative(s).

Teaching

  • To undertake a designated programme of teaching across all key stages
  • To teach consistently high-quality lessons
  • To plan and deliver schemes of work and lessons that meet the requirements of KS3 and 4
  • To be a role model for students, inspiring them to be actively interested in your subject.
  • To maintain appropriate records and to provide relevant accurate and up-to-date information for Bromcom, registers
  • To complete the relevant documentation to assist in the tracking of students
  • To set expectations for staff and students in relation to standards of achievement and the quality of learning & teaching
  • To prioritise and manage time effectively, ensuring continued professional development in line with the role
  • To follow the school policies and procedures
  • To ensure the effective/efficient deployment of classroom support
  • To maintain discipline in accordance with the school procedures, and to encourage good practice with regard to punctuality, behaviour, standards of work and homework
  • To update professional knowledge and expertise as appropriate to keep up to date with developments in teaching practice and methodology.

What the school offers its staff

What’s in it for you:

  • A supportive ethos and concern for the well-being of all colleagues
  • Excellent CPD opportunities and career progression
  • Employer contributions to Local Government (LGPS) or Teachers Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Gym membership scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free eye tests
  • Childcare Voucher scheme
  • Car benefit scheme
  • My Health discounts

Further details about the role

How to apply:

Please download the recruitment pack for further information.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 22nd May 2024 at 11:59pm. We reserve the right to appoint before the closing date. Shortlisting will be complete Thursday 23rd May. Interviews will be held on Friday 24th May

We are committed to building an inclusive, diverse workplace where everyone can thrive. If you require any support or adjustments to interact with us, please let us know. Greenshaw Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Commitment to safeguarding

Greenshaw Learning Trust are committed to building an inclusive, diverse workplace where everyone can thrive. If you require any support or adjustments to interact with us, please let us know.

Greenshaw Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS and barred list check.

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About Gloucester Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
750 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01452428800

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