This job expired on 26 April 2024

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    26 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    5 April 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4


French, Languages

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5hrs per week

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000 - £46,525

Pay scale

M1 to UPS3

What skills and experience we're looking for

Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages - French

Chetwynde School/SCMAT: Full-time (1.0FTE), permanent from September 2024

Salary Range : MPS/UPS depending on experience

A unique opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and passionate MFL Teacher to join our vibrant educational community in Barrow in Furness. We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to teach MFL (French) across all key stages (KS2 to GCSE) in our all-through school (0.8), as well as contribute to the development of MFL (French) teaching in a number of primary schools within our Multi Academy Trust (0.2).

This is an opportunity for a dedicated and innovative MFL Teacher to make a significant impact on the language education journey of students within our all-through school and beyond.With the support of the Faculty Lead, you will be developing the curriculum from KS2 to GCSE. If you are enthusiastic, innovative, and ready to contribute to the growth of MFL teaching in our Multi Academy Trust, we encourage you to apply.

Chetwynde is a thriving school for children from the ages of 3 to 16. In December 2023 it was rated GOOD by Ofsted in all areas with inspectors praising the way pupils are ‘eager to learn’. It provides an all-through education that is supportive, aspirational and inspiring.

Chetwynde is the founding school of South Cumbria Multi-Academy Trust, which now has five other primary schools across Barrow and is invested in driving up standards in education. The schools are Ormsgill, Vickerstown, South Walney Juniors, Cambridge Primary and Newbarns Primary and Nursery School. The ideal candidate, who will be based at Chetwynde School, will combine excellent organisational and teaching skills with the ability to inspire and motivate students.

Barrow-in-Furness offers a unique blend of urban convenience and access to the natural beauty of the Lake District. Nestled as a doorstep to the stunning landscapes of the Lake District National Park, it provides an unparalleled opportunity for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. Additionally, its strategic location serves as a gateway to explore the rich cultural heritage and recreational activities the region has to offer. With its affordable living costs and vibrant community, Barrow-in-Furness provides a comfortable and welcoming base for educators seeking a fulfilling lifestyle both inside and outside the classroom."

To be considered for one of these roles, you will:

• Hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). • Have a genuine desire to become part of a committed team of teachers. • Have a passion for teaching with the ability to plan and deliver inspiring lessons across all key


Visits to the school are highly recommended and can be arranged by phoning Sarah Cruse on 01229 824210, Option 2 or email: s.cruse@admin.chetwynde.cumbria.sch.uk.

Please download an application pack from our website: https://chetwynde.schooljotter2.com/home/vacancies

Closing date: 9.00am Friday 26th April 2024

Interview to be held: WB 29th April 2024

https://www.chetwynde.admin.co.uk https://www.scmat.org.uk/

Chetwynde 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 successful applicant will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure & Barring Service at the enhanced level.

What the school offers its staff

The opportunity to work across all MAT School.

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 Chetwynde School

School type
Free School, ages 3 to 16
School size
506 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 16

All-through school

Arranging a visit to Chetwynde School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email s.cruse@admin.chetwynde.cumbria.sch.uk.

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