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  • Start date details

    Mid September 2023

  • Closing date

    12 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    25 May 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


French, German

Working pattern

Full time, part time: Full time Full Time or Part Time. Part time Part Time or Full Time

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Maternity leave cover

Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

King Edward VI School Lichfield is seeking an enthusiastic and talented teacher to join our Modern Foreign Languages team. We are looking for a teacher with enthusiasm for their subject, excellent communication skills with an ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with students, colleagues and parents. We have the flexibility to recruit either a full-time or a part-time teacher who can offer French and/or German. The ability to teach at least GCSE level is essential. This post is temporary to cover maternity leave and at this stage it is anticipated to run until 19 July 2024.

Learning a language is a core skill at King Edward VI School and our team of experienced teachers work hard to ensure that students benefit from a dynamic curriculum, high expectations and structured support. Our students learn French and German from Year 7 onwards, specialising further in Year 9 and with provision for students to study one or both languages to GCSE and A Level. Approximately 75% of our students take a language at GCSE; in 2022 92% of French and German grades were at 4+ and 72% of grades at 5+ at GCSE level.

What the school offers its staff

King Edward VI School is a popular 11-18 comprehensive school rated Good by OfSTED in 2022 with recognition of outstanding practice and a highly positive ethos. The school is well-regarded within the community and has a reputation for high quality teaching. Lichfield is a small, vibrant cathedral city which is easily accessible from the surrounding areas.

Further details about the role

For further information and all the documents you will need to make an application, please visit our website VACANCIES email: office@keslichfield.org.uk or telephone 01543 255714.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure & Barring Service (Formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose all criminal convictions.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About King Edward VI School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1630 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01543 255714

School location

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