This job expired on 14 June 2024

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    30 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


French, Spanish

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000 - £46,525

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed individual to join our friendly and supportive Languages Department. We are looking for someone who can inspire engagement in the classroom and capture the enthusiasm pupils have for learning and teach Spanish at KS3, KS4 and KS5 with French at KS3 preferred. The successful applicant will be highly motivated to inspire pupils at all levels from ages 11-18.

We are looking for a candidate with the following qualities to join our passionate, hard-working and friendly Language Faculty:

  • Suitable for ECT or Qualified Teacher Status
  • A passion for excellence in the teaching of languages

  • The ability to maintain and raise standards of student attainment and achievement and to monitor and support student progress
  • The ability to effectively lead, manage and motivate students and the capacity to work collaboratively with colleagues;

  • Excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • The attributes to be a strong form tutor

The post would suit an ECT or an experienced teacher looking for a new challenge.

St Alban’s Catholic High School strives to provide an excellent education for our students within acaring Christian community where all are respected, valued and supported to achieve their potential. Candidates need to be willing to support the Catholic ethos of the school and to develop an understanding of teaching in a Catholic setting; however, they do not need to be Catholic themselves.

Visits to the school by potential applicants are welcomed. Please telephone Lisa Gittins, EA to Headteacher, on 01473 726178 to arrange. For an informal conversation about this post, please contact Amaury Magotte, Head of Languages.

All offers of employment will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check, evidence of Right to Work in the UK and satisfactory completion of all other pre-employment checks.

What the school offers its staff

At St Alban's you will have a close working relationship with your Head of Department, the Senior leadership and admin support. You will receive mentoring during your induction period and beyond.

At St Alban's we have a dedicated Mental Health and Wellbeing Lead as well as the support package provided by Health Assured Benefit.

You will have a caring and supportive team around you where everyone, from governors, senior leaders, teachers and support staff all work together to achieve the best outcomes for our 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 St Alban's Catholic High School

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1023 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

St Alban's Catholic High School strives to provide an excellent education for our students within a caring Christian community where all are respected, valued and supported to achieve their potential. Our mission statement is ‘Learning, Respecting and Caring’ and through this mission we aim to inspire, challenge, support and value every student to achieve their potential.

All staff have a responsibility and a duty to ensure that their work and interaction with all individuals fully reflects the school’s distinctive ethos as a Catholic School, although they do not need to be Catholic themselves.

Arranging a visit to St Alban's Catholic High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email lgittins@st-albans.suffolk.sch.uk.

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