This job expired on 18 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    18 October 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    5 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher
Suitable for early career teachers
Subject
French
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
MPS/UPS + London Fringe Allowance

Job summary

Teacher of French
Full time
Required for January 2022
MPS/UPS + London Fringe Allowance

The MFL department is home to a lively and mutually supportive team, which offers French and German to A-Level.

The successful applicant would ideally teach French to A-Level, with the ability to teach German an advantage.

It is a well-resourced department with a strong emphasis on staff development and the appointed candidate can expect to gain significant enjoyment and professional fulfilment from working here. We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified graduate with the ability to contribute to this committed team. There is a full programme of exchanges and visits with schools in France and Germany. Latin is also currently delivered to GCSE.

We were graded Outstanding in every category by Ofsted in March 2017.

Educating approximately 1200 students, The Bishop’s Stortford High School provides a single-sex education for boys in Years 7 to 11 and has a large, thriving co-educational sixth form, with over one hundred girls on roll. In 2019, 89% of our GCSE students achieved grade 4+ in both English and Maths, contributing to a Progress 8 score of +0.16, compared to a national average for boys of -0.28. At A-Level we had a 55% A* - B pass rate in 2019, 61% in 2020 and 66% in 2021. We have a strong ethos, based on high expectations and standards for all, a committed and supportive staff who deliver high quality, engaging lessons and well-behaved students with excellent attitudes to learning.

We are due to re-locate to a brand new ‘state of the art’ school on a new site less than half a mile from our current location, in January 2023. This exciting project will provide us with a fantastic new learning environment, supported by cutting edge technology, and huge opportunities for the future.

The school provides a supportive environment in which both newly qualified and experienced teachers have excellent opportunities to develop their careers. A formidable range of extra-curricular activities are available to students which include numerous overseas trips, languages exchanges, cultural visits, first class fixture cards in all major sports, a diverse and high quality music and drama programme, DofE, Model UN conference, Young Enterprise, debating, public speaking and much more. The school places a strong emphasis on staff development and the appointed candidate can expect to gain significant enjoyment and professional fulfilment from working here.

An application form and further details are immediately available from the Headteacher’s PA, Mrs D Landers, at the school or downloadable from the website www.tbshs.org

TBSHS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of all our children and expects staff to share this commitment. A Disclosure Barring Service check is required for all successful applicants.

Applications by 9am, Monday 18th October 2021
Interviews: From Tuesday 19th October 2021

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1199 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01279 868686

About The Bishop's Stortford High School

Educating approximately 1200 students, The Bishop’s Stortford High School provides a single-sex education for boys in Years 7 to 11 and has a large co-educational sixth form, of which a third are female students.

The school prides itself on being an academic school built on traditional principles and high standards, within a Christian ethos, which is reflected in excellent results. In March 2017 Ofsted judged the school to be Outstanding in every category with their report, highlighting the many strengths and the great opportunities provided.

Arranging a visit to The Bishop's Stortford High School

Please contact Debbie Landers

School location

London Road, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 3LU

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