5 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    Easter 2023 or September 2023

  • Closing date

    2 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    5 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - Normal working hours during term time and training days will be 8.15am – 5.15pm Monday – Thursday and 8.15am – 3.45pm on Friday

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Main or upper pay range, as appropriate

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • QTS status
  • Qualification to the equivalent of degree level in French
  • A love of Languages and French culture
  • Knowledge and understanding of MFL at KS3, KS4 and KS5
  • Good classroom practitioner with evidence of setting appropriate expectations to advance learning and engage and motivate students
  • Ability to encourage and maintain a positive learning environment in the classroom through well focused teaching, positive relationships and good classroom management
  • Ability to use appropriately a range of teaching and learning strategies for whole classes, individuals and groups which stimulate, challenge, engage and motivate students, including embracing new technologies
  • Ability to set clear and appropriate targets, feed back to students and make use of assessment information to promote each student’s attainment and progress, and to plan future lessons
  • Ability to reflect on own practice
  • Ability to differentiate tasks appropriately
  • Secure knowledge and understanding of the knowledge, concepts and skills in teaching MFL
  • Very strong competency in both oral and written French including accurate application of grammar and linguistic rules
  • Determination to encourage the highest quality of learning experience for all students
  • A commitment to equal opportunities
  • Ability to establish good and productive working relationships, and work well in a team
  • Ability to communicate effectively to staff, students, parents, orally and in writing
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Able to empathise with young people and yet be firm, fair and consistent when dealing with them
  • Excellent attendance and punctuality
  • Ability to work in and to lead a team
  • Enthusiasm, personal dynamism, edge and stamina
  • Sense of humour and perspective
  • Ambition
  • Personal presence

What the school offers its staff

For further information about the Academy, please take a look at our website at this link: https://walsallacademy.com/

Commitment to safeguarding

Walsall Academy is committed to safeguarding our students and all posts will require enhanced DBS check and standard pre-employment checks. Following recommendations from Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSiE) for an additional pre-employment check with effect 1 September 2022, an online search may form part of this recruitment process.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to enquiries@walsallacademy.com

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If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Walsall Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1365 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01922 493 910

Walsall Academy in Bloxwich, Walsall opened in September 2003. The student enrolment is around 1360 with approximately 320 students in the Sixth Form. The School is one of a number of City Academies established in England prior to the expansion of the Academies Programme in 2010 and was originally sponsored by The Mercers’ Company of the City of London and Thomas Telford School. We are a founder school in the Thomas Telford Multi Academy Trust.

Arranging a visit to Walsall Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email enquiries@walsallacademy.com.

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