Modern Foreign Languges Teacher The Earls High School, Halesowen, West Midlands

Job description

The Governors wish to appoint a well-qualified, innovative Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages to join the vibrant team at The Earls. This is an exceptional opportunity to join a highly successful school. The post is permanent, 0.6 FTE.

The Languages Faculty team currently consists of four full time and three part time staff. It is led by a Faculty Leader supported by Curriculum Leaders for each subject. Each Languages classroom has interactive whiteboard facilities and we subscribe to digital teaching resources to which both teachers and students have access, supported by a wide range of textbooks and in-house resources.

The Faculty has been very successful at both Key Stages and produces some of the best value-added scores for the school at GCSE in French, German and Spanish. Extra-curricular opportunities are also plentiful, with events such as Bake Off and the Eurovision Song Contest taking place annually. Professional development is highly valued, and the faculty lead termly teach-meets with local primary and secondary schools to share good practice.

Two forms in Year 7 take German at Key Stage 3, three take French and the remaining three take Spanish. They continue with this language all the way through to GCSE, ensuring that they make excellent progress throughout their tine at The Earls. At Key Stage 4 around 55% of students opt for languages and as a faculty area and school we are committed to increasing this.

The successful candidate will be able to teach Languages up to Key Stage 4.

Letters of application should be no longer than two sides of A4 (12 point), indicative of the skills and personal attributes needed to be successful in this demanding post (please see job description and person specification).

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate Degree.

Essential qualifications

QTS must be held or due to be awarded prior to commencement of employment.

Essential skills and experience

Initial Teacher Training must be completed prior to commencement of employment.

About The Earls High School

Furnace Lane, Halesowen, West Midlands, B63 3SL
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