Teacher of MFL (French) The Radclyffe School, Oldham, Greater Manchester

Job description

1. Assist in the development of appropriate specifications (syllabuses), resources, schemes of work, teaching strategies and marking policies and assessment procedures in MFL
2. Plan and prepare courses and lessons
3. Teach students according to their educational needs, including the setting and marking of work carried out by the student in school and elsewhere
4. Communicate effectively and professionally with parents and carers on student progress and welfare, after consultation with appropriate
5. Liaise with pastoral leaders to ensure the implementation of the school’s pastoral system, including the identification of any perceived student difficulties and possible resolutions
6. Register students, accompany them to assemblies, encourage their full attendance at all lessons and their participation in other aspects of school life
7. To prepare and update subject materials
8. Ensure wall displays and the learning environment support and reflect Learning and Teaching strategies
9. Assist in the implementation of the Behaviour for Learning policy and the Five Respects so that effective learning can take place, including high expectations in respect of punctuality, standards of work and homework
10. Share in the management of the behaviour of students including the break duty rota
11. Maintain appropriate records and provide relevant accurate and up-to-date information for Management Information Systems (MIS), registers, etc.
12. Complete the relevant documentation for the tracking of students and to track student progress to inform teaching and learning, ensuring expected progress or higher
13. Assist the Head of Faculty to identify resource needs and with the process of ordering and allocating equipment and materials

14. Take part in marketing and liaison activities such as Open Evenings, Parents Evenings, Review days and liaison events with partner schools
15. Contribute to PSHE, Citizenship and Enterprise according to the school policy
16. Assess, record and report on student attendance, progress, development and attainment
17. Undertake assessment of students as requested by external examination bodies, departmental and school procedures
18. Mark, grade and given written/verbal and diagnostic feedback as required
19. Provide, or contribute to, oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to individual students and groups of students
20. Assist the Head of faculty and School Leadership and Management Team to establish, monitor, evaluate and develop Learning and Teaching and the curriculum, to meet the needs of students, examining and awarding bodies and the school’s aims.
21. Take part, as required , in the review, development and management of activities relating to the curriculum, organisation and pastoral functions of the school

Essential educational requirements

• Qualified Teacher Status
• A Level MFL (desirable)
• Language degree or equivalent (desirable

Essential qualifications

• Qualified Teacher Status
• A Level MFL (desirable)
• Language degree or equivalent (desirable

Essential skills and experience

• Knowledge of the national curriculum in MFL, and G.C.S.E courses
• Planning and teaching well-structured MFL lessons (KS3 / KS4)
• Experience of successfully teaching GCSE French
• Raising standards of attainment and achievement
• Setting high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge students
• Promoting good progress and outcomes
• Making accurate and productive use of assessment
• Having a keen interest in your own development in Learning and Teaching
• Working positively with support staff and other colleagues
• Communicating successfully with colleagues and parents / carers
• Competently using ICT to support teaching and wider professional activities
• Managing behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment
• Successfully promoting extra-curricular programmes


About The Radclyffe School

The Radclyffe School is a popular 11-16 maintained Foundation (Co-operative) Trust school in the Metropolitan Borough of Oldham. The Governing Body has direct responsibility for the employment of staff, its finances, the running of the school and the outcomes it achieves. It is a larger than average secondary school with 1500 mixed gender students on roll. The school is full in every year group. Over 70% of students are from ethnic minority backgrounds, most of whom are of Pakistani or Bangladeshi heritage. Some 30% of students qualify for free school meals or a clothing grant to help with the purchase of school uniform. We are proud that in an Ofsted inspection in November 2015, we were judged to be an Outstanding School, Outstanding in every category.

Address
Hunt Lane, Oldham, Greater Manchester, OL9 0LS
Phase
Secondary
Type
LA Maintained School
Website
The Radclyffe School website (opens in a new window)