Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages
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Job start date
1 September 2023
5 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)
5 May 2023
- Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5
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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
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
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
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About Springwood High School
- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 18
- Education phase
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- School size
- 1890 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 18
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- School website
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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
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