This job expired on 22 April 2024

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    2 April 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


French, Spanish

Working pattern

Part time: 0.24 - 0.34 FTE

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

This post becomes available from September 2024, due to the retirement of one of the team. With French, German and Spanish taught at Parkstone from Key Stage 3 to Key Stage 5, we offer linguistic diversity and excellence for an enthusiastic and ambitious teacher. The staff in these departments work collegiately and are pro-actively involved in teaching and learning developments with a particular focus on the EPI approach to language learning. From September 2024 all three languages will start teaching the new MFL GCSEs and are in the process of reviewing their teaching of younger year groups to provide a comprehensive and progressive curriculum. The position offers excellent prospects for a committed candidate to work in a highly effective and very successful area of the School.

The successful candidate should be able to teach either French or Spanish to at least GCSE Level. They should be someone who can continue to inspire, enthuse and bring out the best in all our students.

All teachers are expected to act as form tutors, assist with extra-curricular activities and the teaching of associated subjects.

What the school offers its staff

Parkstone is pleased to be able to offer all staff members:

Core Benefits

  • A contributory pension scheme relevant to your role (including access to Teacher and Local Government Schemes).
  • Occupational sick pay.
  • Tailored Continuous Professional Development (CPD) through the South Central Teaching Hub.
  • Free access to the Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) - confidential support network that offers expert advice and compassionate guidance 24/7 covering a wide range of issues, such as: Legal Information, Bereavement Support and Online CBT among much more.
  • All staff are entitled to a ‘Golden Day’ once a year – a paid day off or part time equivalent.
  • Free Yoga and Pilates sessions throughout the term.
  • Termly Staff Wellbeing and Workload groups to raise and solve issues.

Flexible Benefits

  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Electric Vehicle Salary Sacrifice Scheme through Love Electric

Commitment to safeguarding

Parkstone Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the Disclosure & Barring Service. The school is also committed to a policy of equal opportunity.

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About Parkstone Grammar School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1224 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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Parkstone Grammar School is an excellent place to work. Staff and students are happy, well cared for and well supported. We place a high priority on staff wellbeing and ensure that there are opportunities to support our staff. From free tea and coffee in the staffroom every day to activities such as Yoga and Pilates which are provided for free of charge. We also have an employee assistance scheme where confidential advice and support is available for staff as and when they need it. The staff wellbeing and workload committee meets regularly with the Headteacher to discuss all aspects of work in school to ensure that we have the best balance possible for staff to thrive.

Arranging a visit to Parkstone Grammar School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@parkstone.poole.sch.uk.

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