- No, visa sponsorship not available
- Key stage 3, Key stage 4
- Maternity or parental leave cover - Until the return of the postholder
Full-time equivalent salary
- Main Pay Range 1 £32,407 to Upper Pay Scale 3 £48,055
What skills and experience we're looking for
- To be a
well-qualified teacher of French and Spanish up to GCSE Level with excellent subject
- To have a
sound knowledge of current issues in language and learning and the development of literacy, including the
use of ICT in effective teaching and learning
- To be willing
to experiment with and apply new approaches to teaching and learning
- To help create
an environment that values feedback from all in order to improve student
learning and motivation
- To be
interested in children as individuals, in how they learn and in a collaborative
approach to learning
- To be aware of
appropriate strategies for mixed-attainment teaching and adapt to the varying
demands of each classroom situation
- To be able to
build good-humoured working relationships with many colleagues
- To believe in
the importance of teamwork, both at departmental and whole school levels
- To be committed to the comprehensive ideal,
to the principles and practice of equal opportunities and of mixed-attainment
- A commitment to
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and the principles and practice of equal
committed to the principles and practice of safeguarding all young people
What the school offers its staff
- State of the art building with
well-equipped classrooms, excellent resources and modern facilities
- Fantastic support from your line managers
and SLT who will develop you and want to see you succeed in your career
- ECF programme with dedicated mentor for 1st
and 2nd Year ECTs
- You’ll be working in an OFSTED rated
- Exceptional and wide ranging CPD
- Staff Wellbeing group who promote a healthy
work life balance and arrange activities such as weekly staff yoga, on-site
massage, weekly fruit, breakfast boxes, well-being garden, book club with free
Kindle loan for staff etc.
- Free annual flu jab
- Free use of the on-site gym
- Cycle to Work tax free bike scheme
Commitment to safeguarding
Whitmore High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and all staff are expected to share this commitment.
All appointments are subject to an Enhanced DBS check and pre-employment checks. Online searches may be completed for shortlisted candidates as part of due diligence checks. It is an offence to apply for any role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. Under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, all posts are listed as exempted employment. You therefore need to reveal all spent convictions during the recruitment and vetting process.
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About Whitmore High School
- School type
- Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
- School size
- 1733 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 18
Whitmore High School is a mixed comprehensive school with an excellent record of achievement.
Students are expected to achieve the highest standards of work and behaviour in a positive, friendly but disciplined atmosphere. Our staff are highly qualified and passionate about ensuring all students reach their full potential and we work closely with parents to achieve this aim.
At Whitmore High School we aim to provide the best possible education for all our students by:
* Promoting a broad and balanced curriculum in which students take an active part in their own learning.
* Recognising the needs of individuals, placing suitable high demands on them and stimulating them to achieve success.
* Encouraging students to aim for the highest standards of work and behaviour at all times.
* Creating an ordered and friendly community where relationships are positive and founded on courtesy, respect and shared values.
* Acknowledging the importance of links between home, school and the wider community.
* Maintaining a spirit of constructive self-criticism, regularly considering improvements to existing practice.
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