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This job expired on 16 April 2023

  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    16 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    30 March 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subjects

French, Spanish

Working pattern

Full time: This is a full time position.

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Maternity cover (expected end, August 2024)

Pay scale

MPS/ UPS (£28,000 - £43,685)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for some who:

  • is committed to becoming a truly excellent teacher
  • can teach a broad range of engaging and effective lessons that motivate, inspire and improve student attainment
  • can plan and deliver lessons and sequences of lessons to the highest standard that ensure real learning takes place and students make superior progress
  • is able to raise attainment and challenge students to achieve their best
  • has a commitment to extra-curricular activities
  • is aware of current initiatives in MFL
  • is an effective team member who can contribute positively to the work in the Department
  • has a positive, cheerful outlook with a good sense of humour
  • is able to forge good relationships with students and staff
  • is able to work hard and remain calm under pressure

What the school offers its staff

For the successful candidate we can offer:

  • enthusiastic, friendly and hardworking students with excellent attitudes to learning;
  • a caring and supportive community environment;
  • a commitment to health and wellbeing of staff;
  • a commitment to professional development;
  • full support and induction programme for ECTs;
  • the opportunity to work effectively with other schools as part of a multi-academy trust

Further details about the role

As a forward-looking and innovative school, we are seeking to appoint a highly skilled Teacher of French, and some Spanish, to join our friendly and successful team as maternity cover. This is an outstanding opportunity for an ECT or experienced teacher to join and progress in our highly successful Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) Department. QTS status is essential. An ability to teach across the full age and ability range up to A Level is desirable.

Kingdown School is ranked in the top 10 secondary schools in Wiltshire. Situated in Warminster in the heart of beautiful rural Wiltshire with excellent links to Salisbury, Bath, Bristol and the South-West. In 2022, we retained our ‘Good’ Ofsted rating and were found to have strong moral leadership with our motto, ‘believe, aspire, achieve’ evident in everything that we do. Kingdown School is an academy under the Acorn Education Trust providing exciting opportunities to improve local education and draw on the collective experience of a Trust.

The MFL Department is housed in the MFL Block. All full time MFL teachers have their own room well-furnished with PC, projector and whiteboard. Working conditions are excellent and enable MFL teachers to keep closely in touch and share ideas.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Kingdown School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1504 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01985 215551

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email lmg@kingdown.wilts.sch.uk.

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