Teacher of MFL (German/French)
2 days remaining to apply
Job start date
31 August 2023
12 June 2023 at 9am
25 May 2023
- Key stage 3, Key stage 4
- View all Frenchjobs, View all Germanjobs
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Full-time equivalent salary
- 28,000 - £43,685 (pro-rata)
What skills and experience we're looking for
We wish to appoint an excellent teacher to join our large
Modern Foreign Languages department. The MFL Department has a good track record
of exam success in German, French, Urdu and Bengali. The successful candidate
will ideally be able to teach German to KS4.
The majority of students continue with a Modern Foreign Language to GCSE
and languages are a popular subject in the school. We are a well-resourced department who are
passionate about enabling students of all abilities to be successful in
This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to contribute to our work and benefit from an excellent environment, where teachers are encouraged to progress their careers with us. Our state of the art building ensures that our students and staff have the best learning environment in which to achieve. SJT is a very positive community, with our recent staff survey showing that over 93% of our staff enjoy coming to work and are proud to be part of our school. At SJT we view the professional development of all staff as a priority and our innovative ‘Learn Together’ initiative enables all staff to be on our outstanding teacher programme.
We are looking for a teacher who shares our drive and passion to inspire our students with their love of their subject and the motivation to ensure every student achieves through:
- Outstanding classroom practice and an ability to engage all young people.
- A commitment to contribute to our enrichment programme
- The ability to motivate students of all abilities to achieve their full potential.
- A passion and commitment to raise standards and achievement.
- The ability to work and contribute as part of a team.
- Commitment, resilience, patience, hard work and a good sense of humour.
- The willingness to do what it takes to achieve a goal.
What the school offers its staff
"Sir John Thursby Community College continues to be a good school. Staff enjoy working at this school. The pupils that we spoke to told us that they feel safe at school. They have good relationships with staff and they are well cared for. Senior leaders are determined to make the school better for pupils and staff.” Ofsted January 2020
The successful candidate will fully embrace our ethos of ‘Belong, Believe Achieve’ whilst bringing fresh ideas that will build on current strengths and achievements. We welcome application from applicants at all stages of their career.
Further details about the role
Further details and application form are available from the college website or Lynsey Clayton (on behalf of the Headteacher) as detailed below.
For application information please:
- download from the ‘vacancies’ section on the college website: www.sirjohnthursby.lancs.sch.uk
- or email firstname.lastname@example.org
- or telephone 01282 682313
Send your completed Application form to: email@example.com
Closing date: 9am Monday 12th June 2023
Shortlisting: 15th June 2023
Interviews: 23rd June 2023
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment checks. Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.
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About Sir John Thursby Community College
- School type
- Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
- Education phase
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- School size
- 1120 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 16
- Ofsted report
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Mainstream, Foundation, LA maintained, 11-16 Secondary School. Sir John Thursby Community College is a mixed 11-16, multi-cultural, fully inclusive college which values all students, staff and our community partners. We have over 1,000 students on roll and over 150 staff enjoying working together to provide the best for everyone. In 2016 Ofsted rated us GOOD in all areas. Our facilities are exceptional for 21st Century learning.
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