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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    17 May 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    30 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type

Job summary


CONTRACT : Full time preferable, though part-time hours are available
TERM : Permanent
STARTING DATE : 1st September 2021

We have an exciting opportunity for a well-qualified and enthusiastic Teacher of German to join our thriving MFL department. Staff form a hardworking and professional team who have a relentless focus on Teaching and Learning. Languages are a popular option choice and students achieve excellent results at both GCSE and ‘A’ level.
The post is suitable for newly qualified or more experienced staff. The successful candidate will be able to teach German from Key Stage 3 through to GCSE. The ability to teach German at A Level would be an advantage, but is not essential. A second language at Key Stage 3 and preferably also Key Stage 4 would be beneficial.
For further information or a discussion regarding the post, please contact the Head of Department, Miss Santovety.

Why work with us?

Burford is a popular, successful and oversubscribed school situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty. This is an excellent school, with a superb environment for learning demonstrated by exam results that are in the top 10% of all schools nationally for both GCSE and A Level. Our aim is to recruit colleagues who will be stimulated by the prospect of working hard to share in our success.
Burford School is committed to staff wellbeing - we offer bespoke professional development programmes, a subsidised healthcare plan, free flu vaccinations during school hours and we support our staff in maintaining a good work / home balance by having a sensible assessment policy, no written reports and a sensitive approach to requests for time to share family events.
As we are a heavily oversubscribed school, children of staff have priority for admission to Burford School.⃰
Visits to the school are warmly welcomed so you can see for yourself what makes Burford School such a special place to work – please contact Sarah Evans, HR Manager, to arrange this.

The successful candidates will need to meet the person specification in order to be offered the post and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.


• Please download details and an application form from our Eteach page: https://www.eteach.com/job/teacher-of-german-1147960


• Contact Sarah Evans, HR Manager, at the following email address: s.evans@burford.oxon.sch.uk or telephone the number above.
Burford School is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check.

Closing date: Monday 17th May (12.00pm)

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School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1410 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
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About Burford School

Burford School is a highly successful 11-18 rural comprehensive school with Academy status. Established in 1571, we currently have around 1400 students on roll strong Sixth Form of over 200 students. Situated high above the town Burford, eastern edge Cotswolds, includes Boarding House just under 100 boarders from both UK and abroad. We serve widespread community close links are maintained our nine partner Primary Schools which provide two thirds annual intake approximately Some travel considerable distances beyond catchment area, to take up places at due its excellent reputation for academic success, extra-curricular activities pastoral care, growing attracts new members each year. Our aim recruit colleagues who will be stimulated by prospect working hard share success.

Arranging a visit to Burford School

contact Mrs S Evans on contact details shown above

School location

Cheltenham Road, Burford, Oxfordshire, OX18 4PL

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