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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    27 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 February 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Competitive salary to be negotiated

Additional allowances

Competitive salary to be negotiated

What skills and experience we're looking for

A vacancy for a teacher of Modern Foreign Languages has arisen at Cardinal Griffin Catholic College. Governors are therefore seeking applications from suitable candidates to join us from 1st September 2023.

The Governing Body is seeking a practical and creative individual who is an ambitious and passionate Modern Foreign Languages teacher who can teach French and/or Spanish.

We are seeking an ambitious and highly motivated individual who:

  • is an outstanding Modern Foreign Languages teacher that is absolutely committed to ensuring that students achieve exceptional outcomes and enjoy Languages;
  • is always looking to improve the quality of provision for pupils and is relentless in the pursuit of excellence;
  • is able to develop effective practice through planning, action, reflection and evaluation
  • is agile, flexible and collaborative in their approach to working with others, especially when under pressure;
  • can communicate effectively with staff and pupils;
  • is a resilient and highly committed person.
  • is supportive of our Catholic Ethos;

What the school offers its staff

  • In return candidates can expect:

    • to join a highly motivated, ambitious developing department
    • curriculum leadership that places great emphasis on the importance of students studying modern foreign languages
    • supportive and hardworking colleagues committed to going the extra mile for pupils
    • to be part of a College with a strong Catholic ethos and well-behaved pupils
    • support for both new teachers and those at different career stages is excellent as are opportunities to grow develop and progress

    Cardinal Griffin Catholic College is a medium sized 11 - 19 secondary school, situated in Cannock, Staffordshire. This is an exciting time in the life of the College. On the back of a very positive set of examination results in summer 2022 and following the appointment of a new Headteacher for September 2022, the College is seeking to accelerate its progress towards becoming an outstanding school. This appointment will support that ambition.

Further details about the role

ECTs who can demonstrate the potential to be outstanding teachers are encouraged to apply.

Closing date for applications is 12 noon, Monday 27th February 2023.

The College reserves the right to close this post prior to the published deadline should it receive sufficient applications to pull together a good field of candidates. We therefore encourage candidates to submit early applications.

We do not accept applications via CV’s or from recruitment agencies.

We welcome further discussions about the post and these can be conducted using a variety of online platforms or by telephone. Please contact us to discuss this if it will be helpful to you.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is subject to a criminal records check, the Disclosure and Barring Service will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings cautions and convictions in your application form. Applicants will be subject to an online search if shortlisted. Where the role involves regulated activity with children, please note that it is an offence to apply if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity with children. https://www.cardinalgriffin.org.uk/docs/Policies/CGCC_Safeguarding_Policy.pdf
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About Cardinal Griffin Catholic College

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
870 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01543 502215

Ours is a warm, supportive, welcoming and above all, happy place to work. Relationships are paramount to us. All are expected to give of their best and grow and develop, both staff and students. We are committed to staff welfare and development and we offer an excellent professional development programme and training opportunities for staff at all stages of their career.

Arranging a visit to Cardinal Griffin Catholic College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email h.tapper@cardinalgriffin.staffs.sch.uk.

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