Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Subject

Modern Languages

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (FTE) School Teachers Terms & Conditions pay range, dependent upon experience

Teacher of French job summary

A well-qualified and enthusiastic teacher of French is required to join our large and highly successful Modern Foreign Languages Department. Altrincham Grammar school for Girls is a lead school for MFL development for Bright Futures Training (formerly the Alliance for Learning). 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.

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.

This role is fixed term until January 2025 for maternity cover.

We are open, supportive and flexible with high-quality CPD opportunities through our Teaching School Hubs and Professional Development Institute.

Please see the attached job description and person specification for a full list of responsibilities and accountabilities.

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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