seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated and inspirational Teacher
of Modern Foreign Languages to join our Modern Foreign Languages department. We
are interested in applications from excellent MFL teachers who are able to
teach both French and Spanish. This post is suitable for either an experienced
teacher or an ECT seeking to start their career in a caring and supportive team
with expertise in training and development.
Part-time requests may be accommodated, as will requests to start
earlier than April, depending on contractual commitments.
- be an excellent or
potentially excellent teacher of French and Spanish;
- be passionate about Modern
Foreign Languages and engaging students in the subjects.
- have a passion for
learning and teaching and be committed to continuous learning and professional
- be forward thinking and
keen to develop as a practitioner;
- have fantastic subject
knowledge and be passionate about helping all students to appreciate Modern
Foreign Languages and achieve excellent standards in the subject.
In return we:
- offer professional development and expertise to
enable staff to achieve excellence;
- provide a highly supportive environment with
opportunities to develop as an education practitioner;
- provide a highly
professional and collaborative working environment focused on developing a love
- offer first rate
personal career development to assist you in the fulfilment of your ambitions;
- facilitate a culture of
research, development and personal reflection to ensure that everyone can reach
the high standards expected;
- provide excellent
support for ECTs with well trained and experienced professional tutors/mentors.
Community School, an 11-16 comprehensive school with an extremely able cohort,
is an Outstanding School (Ofsted 2010) which provides a forward thinking,
outward looking and vibrant learning environment. We pride ourselves on the
strength of staff and student relationships and we have a strong community at
the heart of our ethos. Our shared
philosophy is embodied by our strapline ‘Achievement, Excellence,
We highly value our
staff and expect teaching staff to exercise their professional judgement in how
they teach. We are dedicated to professional learning and you will be supported
to develop into a highly competent teacher with a deep understanding of
effective teaching strategies. To get a
sense of what it’s like to be part of our team, please see the ‘Working for Us’
section on our website.
Testbourne is a high
performing school, with students achieving our highest results on record in the
summer 2022. 85% achieved a ‘standard’
pass of grade 4 and above in English and Maths combined. Almost a quarter of students achieved the top
grades, 9-7, in both English and Maths.
A staggering total of 135 grade 9s were achieved by our year 11s across their
Testbourne Community School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure Barring Service checks, along with other relevant employment checks.
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