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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    8 December 2023 at 8am

  • Date listed

    21 November 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subjects

French, Languages, Spanish

Working pattern

Full time: Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Qualified Teacher Status (with DfES Number), including skills tests where required
  • First/Second Class Degree
  • Ability to meet the Teachers Standards commensurate with experience and salary
  • High standards of literacy and numeracy
  • Willingness to develop own expertise (evidenced through continuing professional development)
  • Appropriate qualifications, experience and any other requirements needed to perform the role in relation to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people
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What the school offers its staff

Subjects across the School benefit from being led by a team of highly competent, skilled and charismatic middle leaders. Exciting and innovative teaching is enabled by the scaffolding of colleagues’ skills through carefully designed continuous professional development which encompasses everything from bespoke workshops to the opportunity to observe colleagues, including our Leadership Team. Entirely committed to education, our facilities are second to none and include a shared Sports Hall and gym with Canterbury Christ Church University, a new block built in January 2018 which consists of 7 new Mathematics classrooms, 3 state-of-the-art Science Laboratories, new Kitchen/Servery and Canteen. In addition, Sixth Form students have access to their own Common Room and own Learning Resources Centre. The whole site has industry standard wi-fi with students in the Sixth Form able to bring their own devices to school.

Colleagues and pupils benefit from our commitment to extra-curricular activities, enrichment days and enrichment week broadening student experiences and developing cultural capital. Successful teachers at Barton Court are committed, industrious and open to development, not only within the confines of the classroom, but within wider school life.

Further details about the role

Required for either a January or Easter 2024 start,the Trustees are seeking to appoint a well-qualified and outstanding MFL teacher who is a Spanish specialist and with the ability to teach French at KS3 desirable.

The successful candidate will be joining a team of highly experienced MFL teachers at both Barton Manor School and Barton Court Grammar School and will be required to teach at both.

The successful candidate should be able to deliver excellence in the classroom, providing innovative and inspirational teaching and learning. This is an excellent opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced candidate to work with colleagues to build a vibrant and outstanding department.

This post is suitable for an ECT or an experienced professional looking to further their expertise.

Commitment to safeguarding

In line with KCSIE 2022 guidance, part of the shortlisting process, the Trust reserves the right to conduct an online search on shortlisted candidates as part of our due diligence and any relevant information found concerning a candidate's suitability to work with children will be discussed at interview stage.

Barton Court Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application via the Disclosure & Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for Children.

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About Barton Court Grammar School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
985 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01227 464600

Barton Court Academy Trust (BCAT) is a multi-academy Trust which was established in 2017.

It currently consists of three secondary schools: Barton Court Grammar School, an 11-18 years, mixed selective school in the heart of Canterbury, rated “Good” with many outstanding features by Ofsted in February 2020, and The Charles Dickens School, an 11-16 years mixed non-selective school in Broadstairs, which came out of special measures and was rated “Good” by Ofsted in March 2023. The Trust opened Barton Manor Free School, an 11 – 18 years non-selective mixed school in the heart of Canterbury and on the former Chaucer School site, in September 2022 to Year 7.

At BCGS, we promote the values of serving others, humility, achievement, respect and equality. We are a school which embraces our British heritage and British values. As a result, we welcome staff from a range of backgrounds and faiths to join our vibrant and inclusive environment.

Our focus is on achieving excellence in all that we do to support outstanding outcomes for all our students. This is evident in the way our community of students, parents, staff and governors all work together to provide an engaging learning environment so that each student thrives and achieves their full potential.

Subjects across the School benefit from having a team of highly competent and charismatic middle leaders. Exciting and innovative teaching is enabled by the scaffolding of colleagues’ skills through comprehensive continuous professional development which encompasses everything from bespoke workshops to the opportunity to observe colleagues, including our Leadership Team. Entirely committed to education, our facilities are second to none and include a shared Sports Hall and gym with Canterbury Christ Church University, a new block built in January 2018 which consists of 7 new Mathematics classrooms, 3 state-of-the-art Science Laboratories, new Kitchen/Servery and Canteen.

The School has a comprehensive well-being package which includes substantial CPD, access to the Canterbury Christ Church University gym at a subsidised rate, free lunch at Christmas and an end of Summer term barbeque, "Chocolate Fridays", cupcakes at the end of each term, mental health well-being afternoons, paid counselling sessions.

Arranging a visit to Barton Court Grammar School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@bartoncourt.org.

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