This job expired on 27 March 2023

  • Earliest start date

    17 May 2023

  • Latest start date

    1 June 2023

  • Closing date

    27 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 March 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 9-12 months

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint someone who has:

• good subject knowledge of GCSE/A-Level Mandarin

• a strong sense of teamwork and willingness to contribute

• a desire to improve their own and departments practice

• enthusiasm for science and the ability to convey this to pupils

• a working knowledge of the National Curriculum in Mandarin

• successful teaching skills, including use of ICT

• efficient and systematic working skills

• effective oral and written communication skills

• a commitment to contributing to the success of the whole college.

The post would provide excellent opportunity for personal development within a well-organised and forward-looking department.

The successful candidate will need to meet the requirements of the general teacher job description and person specification which is available on the trust website.

What the school offers its staff


We offer the following benefits, designed to promote your wellbeing and make your time with The Cam Academy Trust satisfying and rewarding.

Core benefits

• Paid leave – enhanced sick pay, maternity pay and adoption leave pay (linked to service) and paid leave for unforeseen personal situations

• Pension – a generous defined benefit pension with the Teachers’ Pension Scheme

• Death in service payment – lump sum payment and an ongoing pension for your partner & children (subject to conditions & membership of our pension scheme) Health and wellbeing

• Employee counselling and support – free, independent 24/7 help and advice for work-related issues, as well as problems affecting your home life

• Wellbeing groups – arrangements may differ from school to school (secondary school staff)

• Environment – good working environment with excellent facilities (facilities may differ from school to school) Professional development

• Professional development – full and part-funded training courses and a wide range of learning opportunities available to all staff Employee discounts

• Car parking – free and on-site

• Hot drinks – tea & coffee making facilities provided for all staff

• Cycle-to-work scheme – save £££ on a new bike and accessories

• Subsidised membership to the Chartered College of Teaching

• Flexible working – all staff can make a request to work flexibly

• Teacher cover - We have Cover Supervisors reducing the amount of cover required by teachers and PPA periods are on timetables and not used for cover purposes.

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About Melbourn Village College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
633 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Email address

Melbourn Village College is a successful 11-16 school with a strong community feel. At just over 600 pupils, our size enables all to flourish within a supportive environment, where each feels valued and empowered. Pupils are encouraged to continue their learning outside the classroom and a very high proportion get involved in the wide range of extra-curricular activities available to them. Our most recent OFSTED Inspection in September 2017 confirmed that we are a ‘good’ school which “has continued to improve the quality of education in the school” since our previous ‘Good’ judgement in May 2013. We are committed to improving what we do and aim to be outstanding

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