Teacher of MFL

Testbourne Community School, Whitchurch, Hampshire, RG28 7JF

This job expired on 26 September 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    3 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    26 September 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 September 2022

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Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

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Teacher of MFL job summary

We are 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. There may be a recruitment and retention bonus of up to £5,000 for an outstanding candidate.

The successful candidate will:

  • 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 development.
  • 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.

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About Testbourne Community School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
941 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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Testbourne 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, Integrity.’

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 subjects.

Arranging a visit to Testbourne Community School

Visits to the school are welcomed. Please contact recruitment@testbourne.school to arrange a visit

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