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  • Start date details

    1st September 2024 or as soon as possible

  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 June 2024

Job details

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


French, Spanish

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governors of St Bernard’s Catholic High School in Barrow-in-Furness are looking to appoint a Teacher of French (and Spanish also preferable but not compulsory).

We are seeking to appoint a permanent, enthusiastic, creative and highly motivated Teacher of French and possibly Spanish to join our school. This post is suitable for either an experienced teacher or a newly qualified teacher.

The MFL department prides themselves on their students’ successes, friendly learning environment and innovative teaching.

What the school offers its staff

St Bernard’s is a successful Catholic comprehensive school and part of the Diocese of Lancaster, serving the community of Furness and is on the edge of the Lake District National Park.

We can offer you:

  • A school where “Students describe the school as a loving environment” and “Students behave in a mature and sensible way”. “They respect each other and their teachers and enjoy learning”.
  • A professional, enthusiastic and supportive team of staff with the capacity and commitment to raise student achievement.
  • Supportive parents, Governors, Diocese and Trust.
  • A well-resourced school with good results.
  • A strong commitment to developing staff and creating the leaders of tomorrow.

Further details about the role

Candidates are welcome to visit our school before applying, please email the Headteacher’s PA, Rae Peacock, to arrange this at: rpeacock@stbernardsschool.uk

An application pack and further details about the post are available from: www.stbernardsschool.uk

Completed applications (including Consent to obtain References) should be returned to: Angela.Williams@mater-christi.com

Closing Date: Monday 1st July 2024 at 9am

Shortlisting: Week beginning Monday 1st July 2024

Interviews: Week beginning Monday 1st July 2024

Commitment to safeguarding

St Bernard’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students. All applicants are subject to the requirements of the Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education guidelines. This will include completion of satisfactory employment vetting checks to include references, pre-employment health clearance, an approved enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and proof or right to work in the UK.

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About St Bernards Catholic High School, Barrow

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
663 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01229 814560

In September 2021 we were one of the founding members of the Mater Christ Multi Academy Trust. Since then our Trust has grown to include 13 Catholic schools across Cumbria and North Lancashire. The mission of
our Trust and our Local Governing Body is that each school is only as good as the staff that work within them.
That is why we are committed to recruiting the best people to our school, and providing them with the training they need to be successful, both as educators and leaders.

Arranging a visit to St Bernards Catholic High School, Barrow

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email rpeacock@stbernardsschool.uk.

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