This job expired on 7 June 2024

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    7 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    31 January 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


French, German

Working pattern

Full time, part time: Full time 32.5 hours. Part time Part-time hours to be agreed.

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 12 months

Full-time equivalent salary

Between £30,000 and £46,525

What skills and experience we're looking for

Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar, Alford are seeking to appoint a full-time, or part-time, teacher of Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages on a one-year fixed term contract to cover maternity leave from 1 September 2024. Candidates will need to be able to teach German, with the ability also to deliver French desirable. We are looking for a colleague who is:

  • A qualified teacher and outstanding practitioner.
  • A talented and dynamic teacher who can teach at KS3, KS4 and KS5.
  • Passionate about their subject.
  • Energetic and able to inspire and motivate students.
  • Keen to join a successful and collaborative teaching team.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer a workplace with experienced, supportive and professional colleagues dedicated to delivering the best education possible. We aim to develop all our staff to their full potential and offer opportunity for continued professional development.

The Modern Foreign Languages currently comprises a subject leader, one full time teacher and three part time teachers. We work to a 25-period week with 1-hour lessons. Pupils currently learn either French, German or Spanish up to GCSE. We currently have small A level groups in French, German and Spanish using AQA for both GCSE and A Level.

Commitment to safeguarding

Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks in line with KCSIE 2023 will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. The 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 Disclosures and Barring Service clearance.

In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

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About Queen Elizabeth's Grammar Alford - A Selective Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
527 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01507 462403

Queen Elizabeth’s is a Selective Academy, currently having 529 pupils on roll and is located in the small, rural town of Alford. Queen Elizabeth’s is a very friendly and caring community in which pupils are known and valued individually. The atmosphere is calm, happy and purposeful; standards of attainment, behaviour and dress are high, and we are proud of our reputation as one of the top schools in the East Midlands whilst offering a holistic, supportive approach to education.

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