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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    5 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    5 May 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

Additional allowances

TLR available for suitable candidate

What skills and experience we're looking for

An understanding of the use of data in promoting pupil achievement and attainment

Skills and knowledge to deal with student safety and behaviour

Setting high standards to staff and students by personal example

Ability to gain parental support and co-operation

An understanding of the ECM agenda

Ability to work effectively under pressure

Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines

Commitment to continued personal development

Ability to focus on standards and the belief that all students can succeed given the right opportunity and support

Demonstrate a commitment to equal opportunities

Ability to achieve value for money within the designated budget

IT literate.

What the school offers its staff

Modern Foreign Languages is a large and successful faculty at Springwood, with French, German and Spanish all being offered up to A level.In response to research into language-teaching, we have established a Knowledge Rich Curriculum and large bank of resources to support teachers and reduce workload. Along with our members of staff working in the department, we are also very lucky to employ three Modern Foreign Language Assistants from the British Council each year to support our students. We regularly run trips to France, Germany and Spain and offer a variety of extracurricular language clubs, competitions and rewards for our students.

At West Norfolk Academies Trust, we deeply value giving all of our staff access to continued professional development and high-quality support in order for them to thrive in their professional lives. Our bespoke CPD offer is tailored to individual members of staff, our schools and at a trust level ensuring that the right support is given at every stage of an individuals career.

Further details about the role

Springwood High School part of West Norfolk Academies Trust are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic teacher to join their highly successful MFL faculty.Sharing your passion for language learning with the students and making an important contribution to our department.

Would you like to be part of our friendly, ambitious & focused school? Then we would like to hear from you.

We want to inspire & motivate our pupils standards with a genuine wish to make a difference and support young people in achieving their potential.

Timetabled languages offered at KS3-5 are French, German and Spanish. We would welcome applications from well-qualified candidates offering at least two subjects.

The successful candidate will be able to engage and motivate students at all levels, be passionate about the subject and able to support all students in reaching their full potential.

We are looking to commence this role as soon as possible September 23

Payscale MPS/UPS as appropriate with TLR available for the suitable candidate

Commitment to safeguarding

West Norfolk Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and the post holder will share this responsibility, therefore appointments are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check with barred list. Shortlisted candidates will be subject to an online search.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 but Exceptions Order may apply.

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About Springwood High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1880 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Springwood High School, part of West Norfolk Academies Trust

With more than a hundred years of history, Springwood provides an education for boys and girls aged between eleven and eighteen in King's Lynn.

We are a comprehensive school with Specialist Performing Arts Status and a long history of providing an excellent education to pupils in West Norfolk.

Our School is part of West Norfolk Academies Trust, dedicated to ensuring that every student gains the best qualifications possible. We believe that excellent academic qualifications provide each student with the best life chances and opportunities to ensure a successful and fulfilled future. In the last two years the percentage of students gaining 5 higher grades including English and Maths has risen significantly.

We have a high expectation of both our teachers and our students, set challenging targets for all and support each other to achieve them. We work hard to monitor accurately the progress of students, celebrate academic success and intervene where necessary.

A positive attitude to learning is an essential aspect of academic success. Our teachers regularly assess how engaged each learner is in their studies using an attitude to learning score. We celebrate students who have a good attitude to their studies and actively encourage those who need to improve in this area.

We offer a wide range of opportunities, both within and beyond the classroom - it is vital that every student participates in other areas of school life. Springwood expects every student to take part in other aspects of our offer to them including;

Competitive Sport
Dance Performances
Duke of Edinburgh Award
Drama Performances
House Competitions
Music Performances
Lunchtime clubs
Numerous foreign visits and exchanges

To view our latest OFSTED report please visit http://www.springwoodhighschool.co.uk

We are part of the West Norfolk Academies Trust whose aim is to challenge and support a small group of schools to provide an excellent education for the young people of West Norfolk.

The Trust works in a supportive partnership with Primary and Secondary schools with each school maintaining their unique identity and ethos.

The schools work together to ensure maximum benefit for all students through economies of scale and shared resources.

The Trust clear strategic vision for the future is based around four key areas:

Maximising student achievement
Ensuring each student is engaged with the school
Ensuring our students have access to world class resources
Delivering outstanding teaching and learning

Arranging a visit to Springwood High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@westnorfolkacademiestrust.co.uk.

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