This job expired on 15 April 2024

  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

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Modern Languages

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

Main or Upper Pay Scale

Teacher of German (Temporary cover) job summary

Key responsibilities for the role include:

We have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious German specialist to join our school on a temporary basis as a Teacher of German. The position is short term to cover staff absence,. The large and successful Modern Foreign Language Department have a real passion for their subject; they aim to pass on enthusiasm for languages to the students through active engagement in lessons. They are fully committed to learning outside the classroom through trips and enrichment days. Candidates will need to share the love of teaching languages to bright and capable students. We could consider applications from ECT's.

The successful candidate will:

- Be available to staff after the Easter Break

- Be a successful Teacher of German across all levels, with the ability to teach a second language to at least KS3

- Inspire curiosity and passion for German, whilst delivering a knowledge rich curriculum

- Experience of planning of lessons / schemes of work in line with the demands of an examination syllabus

- Be driven and passionate about securing positive outcomes for students

What we offer:

- An excellent working environment that prioritises the wellbeing of its staff and students

- Enthusiastic and supportive staff committed to providing enriching learning experiences

- An excellent record of achievement and value-added progress

- Highly motivated students who take their learning seriously and treat each other, staff and visitors with respect and courtesy

- Benefits that include free tea/coffee/milk in the staff room and staff events at the end of each term and an Employee Assistance Programme providing free, confidential advice on a variety of matters.

Key Application Dates:

  • Shortlisting Date: 15th April 2024
  • Interview Date: week commencing 15th April 2024
  • Start Date: As soon as possible after the Easter Break

Our commitment:

The Girls’ Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. In order to meet this responsibility, we follow a rigorous selection process to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants.

As well as verification of identity, we ask all employees to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure. In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) guidance, we may also conduct an online search about any shortlisted candidates as part of our due diligence to identify any matters that might relate directly to our legal duty to meet safeguarding duties. accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE)

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people and aim to employ a culturally diverse workforce, which reflects the nature of our communities.

We are not able to offer sponsorship to non-settled individuals for a Skilled Worker Visa.

Please see our Recruitment pack for more details about our school, the job description and person specification.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

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 Wallington High School for Girls

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1530 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

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