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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    2 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    11 September 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time: 27.5 hours per week

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Approximately 9 months

Pay scale

School Teachers Terms & Conditions pay range, dependent upon experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

Teacher of French


We are looking for a well-qualified and enthusiastic teacher of French to join our large and highly successful MFL Department. The successful candidate will be expected to be able to teach French up to key stage 5. The ability to teach Spanish to key stage 3 would be an advantage.

AGGS has a commitment to all pupils studying at least one MFL to GCSE. All pupils take two languages at KS3, which may be French, German or Spanish. We have language assistants for all three languages. The department is very well resourced with its own suite of MFL rooms. Results at both GCSE and A level are outstanding. In 2023, 84% of all GCSE entries were awarded grades 7-9, and 30% were at the very highest 9 grade. At A level 79% of entries were awarded A*-B.


School-wide Responsibilities

  • Being aware of and acting upon relevant school policies and, in particular, those associated with child protection/safeguarding children and health and safety issues.
  • Being responsible for maintaining a clean and tidy environment.
  • Attending relevant meetings as required.
  • Acting as a role model for the pupils in school.
  • Acting as an ambassador for school and ensuring that the school’s high standards are promoted at all times.

Additional Specific Responsibilities

  • Carry out the duties of a form tutor.
  • Support the school in its open evenings and award evenings.
  • Support the school in its entrance examination.

General Duties

  • Carry out a share of supervisory duties in accordance with published schedules. Fulfil the conditions of employment of school teachers as laid down in the Pay and Conditions Document.
  • Any other relevant duties requested by the Principal.

What the school offers its staff


We offer a great opportunity to join an organisation which really lives its values. Our working environment is very inclusive and whilst you can expect to be challenged in your role, you will be supported through professional learning, treated fairly and with dignity and respect. Please see the Equality, Diversity, an Inclusion statement on our website.

Terms and Conditions

Salary: School Teachers Terms & Conditions pay range, dependent upon experience

Pension: Local government pension scheme. Please take a look at the website: Teachers Pension Scheme: https://www.teacherspensions.co.uk/

Other: We offer salary sacrifice schemes for purchasing bikes used for travel to work and technology for personal use, through monthly interest free salary deductions. We also offer opportunities for professional development.

For a full explanation of our employment offer please see the booklet on our website:

Our-Employment-Terms-November-2022.pdf (bright-futures.co.uk)

Further details about the role

For further information, please visit our website: Current Vacancies - Bright Futures Educational Trust (bright-futures.co.uk)

or view the attached Job Information Pack

Commitment to safeguarding

Bright Futures Educational Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out and references will be sought for shortlisted candidates and successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and other relevant checks with statutory bodies.

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About Altrincham Grammar School for Girls

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1389 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

The Bright Futures Educational Trust (BFET) is a partnership of schools based in the North West. The Trust’s vision is the best for everyone, the best from everyone. Our values of community, passion and integrity are at the heart of everything we do.

There are currently twelve schools within the Trust. BFET is committed to providing all staff with the training and support they need to be the best in their profession. Benefits include: working cross-phase, knowledge exchange between our schools and the opportunity to work with some of the most inspiring colleagues in their profession.

Altrincham Grammar School for Girls (AGGS) was in the first cohort of schools to be designated a National Teaching School in 2011. AGGS is the lead school in the “Alliance for Learning”. Our teaching school alliance comprises schools of every type and phase, plus universities, throughout a wide geographical area. The impact of teaching school activities is felt within the Trust and far beyond. We have a reputation for excellence regionally and nationally, of which we are very proud. The successful candidates must be willing to engage in the school’s commitment to developing AGGS as a centre of excellence for teaching and learning.

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