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  • Start date details

    as soon as possible

  • Closing date

    4 March 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    9 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subject

Languages

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hrs per week

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPR to UPR

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking an inspirational classroom practitioner with strong subject knowledge to join our very successful Modern Foreign Languages Faculty (90% of students were entered for a GCSE in MFL in 2021). The school offers French, German, Mandarin and Spanish to GCSE. The ability to teach French language to A level is preferred. It is desirable that the successful candidate can teach a second language; the candidate’s ability to teach Spanish at least to Key Stage 3 would be preferable. Applications are invited from ITTs as well as more experienced colleagues.


What the school offers its staff

The Willink is a successful and oversubscribed school with a strong international ethos, listed in the top ten non-selective schools in Berkshire in 2019. The school has 1250 students on roll including 234 in the Sixth Form, and is situated in a pleasant semi-rural setting south west of Reading.

The 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 applicants will be required to apply for an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Further information can be found at www.homeoffice.gov.uk

For further information please visit the school website or contact Mrs Kim Paonessa, HR Administrator, hr@willink.w-berks.sch.uk. For an informal conversation contact Head of MFL Jenny Weston jweston@willink.w-berks.sch.uk



Further details about the role

This is a Permanent Role.


Applications will be reviewed on receipt. Early application is advised as we hold the right to close the application process early if a suitable applicant applies and is appointed.

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)
medical
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 The Willink School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1250 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0118 9832030

The Willink is a successful and oversubscribed school with a strong international ethos, listed in the top ten non-selective schools in Berkshire in 2019. The school has 1250 students on roll including 220 in the Sixth Form, and is situated in a pleasant semi-rural setting south west of Reading.

Arranging a visit to The Willink School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email kpaonessa@willink.w-berks.sch.uk.

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