This job expired on 2 December 2022

  • Job start date

    1 February 2023

  • Closing date

    2 December 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 November 2022

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Up to 1 year

Full-time equivalent salary

£28,000 - £38,810 per annum

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an exceptional candidate to join our excellent languages team to teach French to cover a maternity leave.

The successful, candidate will be innovative, creative and enthusiastic with a determination to achieve the highest outcomes, have an incisive understanding of teaching and learning and the ability to reflect and challenge. Professional development opportunities are plentiful and we are working hard to be innovative around workload- we want you to have a balanced life and enjoy working with our children! We are able to support an ECT/ECT2 and have an excellent track record of professional grown for new teachers. Equally we would also be keep to support a more experienced colleague and can offer development opportunities for career growth.

What the school offers its staff

Languages are central to our curriculum and children enjoy and engage in language learning. We currently offer French GCSE and a really popular scholars programme for linguists after school. Languages are growing in popularity and we have increased capacity in the subject area due to this. Our subject area is well resourced with an excellent curriculum and is supported by an excellent team leader and a Trust Languages lead.

Castle Manor Academy aims to be the inspiration for the individuals within its community. The willingness to take risks, to be innovative and creative are the attributes we wish to develop in everyone. We have a strong set of values and we care. Teaching and Learning is at the heart of all we do and permeates our culture. We are part of the Unity Schools Partnership with other secondary, primary and a Special Schools and have a strong history of effective staff development and training.We are located 20 miles from Cambridge and Bury St Edmunds.

Further details about the role

For an informal discussion about your application or any more information, please contact Vanessa Whitcombe, Headteacher via vwhitcombe@castlemanor.org.uk or telephone 01440 705501.

Commitment to safeguarding

Unity Schools Partnership is committed to safer recruitment, equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.
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About Castle Manor Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
732 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01440 705501

Arranging a visit to Castle Manor Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email vwhitcombe@castlemanor.org.uk.

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