This job expired on 1 May 2024

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    1 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    17 April 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Between £30,000 and £46,525

What skills and experience we're looking for

This specialist role is to teach French across Key Stages 3 and 4 from Year 7 to Year 11. You must be an excellent practitioner with a strong track record in delivering French, you will also ideally have some experience of Key Stage 2 although this is not essential, you should be committed to working collaboratively in a strong and hard working department, and be able to meet the varied demands of the school environment, by working enthusiastically and be able to inspire pupils to achieve high standards both academically and personally. There may be some opportunity in this role to teach A Level also.

What the school offers its staff

As a 13-18 school in south east Northumberland with good standards of teaching and behaviour and a strong commitment to improvement, we believe passionately that every student should be enabled to succeed in all aspects of school life. Building on our ‘Good’ rating by Ofsted, we continue to strive for further improvements.

The Seaton Valley Federation of schools comprises Astley Community High School and Whytrig Middle School which share the same site in Elsdon Avenue, Seaton Delaval, along with Seaton Sluice Middle School which is 2.5 miles away. The three schools share a single governing body.

We are also about to embark on an exciting new chapter. Northumberland County Council has recently announced plans for a multi-million pound investment to create a brand new building for Astley Community High School and Whytrig Middle School. The new site brings exciting opportunities for teaching and fantastic new facilities for staff and students.

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)
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 Whytrig Community Middle School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 9 to 13
Education phase
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School size
291 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 13
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