Modern Foreign Languages Teacher 0.8FTE, Maternity Cover Notre Dame RC School, Plymouth, Devon

Job description

Plymouth CAST is seeking a committed and enthusiastic teacher to work mainly at St Boniface’s Catholic College to cover the current postholder’s absence on maternity leave from January 2020. There will also be opportunity to work at Notre Dame with their MFL team.

Successful candidates will use their application to demonstrate a track record of successful exam outcomes. However, we also welcome applications from NQTs, or RQTs. Candidates will need to be able to show their passion for working with young people and be able to explain how they will embrace and support the school’s ethos.

The successful candidate will teach French. They will contribute to school improvement plans, work hard to help students make good progress and spread a passion for languages. They will also be able to inspire, enthuse, engage, motivate and challenge students to raise achievement at all levels within the school.

St Boniface’s College and Notre Dame are Roman Catholic Comprehensive schools; St Boniface teaches boys from 11 – 16 and Notre Dame teaches girls, but also has a mixed sixth form. Plymouth CAST has a Catholic mission, but you do not need to be a Catholic to apply for this post. We ask that all staff in the Trust support our ethos and Christian attitudes.

If you feel you have the qualities we are looking for and would like more information please see Applications should be submitted for the attention of the Mrs Kate White, Headteacher, Notre Dame Plymouth, Looseleigh Lane, Plymouth PL6 5HN or to by the closing date stated below.

The school operates a Safeguarding Children Recruitment Policy and is committed to promoting the welfare of young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

Essential educational requirements


Essential qualifications

Ability to teach French at KS3 - KS5

Essential skills and experience

Secondary trained

Employee benefits

Membership of the Teachers' Pension Scheme

About Notre Dame RC School

Looseleigh Lane, Plymouth, Devon, PL6 5HN
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