4 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    26 March 2024

Job details

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will either be, or aspire to be, an excellent classroom practitioner. We are looking for a teacher who is excited by teaching MFL and looking for the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our students, both in the classroom and as part of our school community. The MFL department are a supportive and highly collaborative team and are looking forward to welcoming a new colleague to be part of their continued development.

What the school offers its staff

As the lead school for the Bitterne Park Teacher Training Alliance, we offer our staff access to an excellent ECT programme, a broad range of high-quality training and the opportunity to work in various capacities with colleagues from our partner schools. The support for you as an ECT includes a bespoke school led ECT CPD programme, research-led provider training, 1:1 mentoring and additional ECT development time.

We are committed to pedagogical coaching as the most effective way of developing our classroom practice and this is available to any member of staff wishing to opt into this element of our CPD programme.

We actively encourage and support staff to undertake the full range of NPQ qualifications and would welcome applications from candidates who are interested in this development route. Further information on these can be found here : NPQs For You - LLSE

In addition, Bitterne Park School offers:

  • A commitment to staff wellbeing. We have a dedicated Staff Wellbeing Coordinator
  • A cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Staff membership of our fitness suite
  • Free on-site parking

  • Access to a wealth of CPD, such as The National College
  • Laptops provided for all teaching colleagues

Commitment to safeguarding

In line with Department for Education guidance, Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, we are required to carry out an online search on all shortlisted candidates. Should any concerns be identified, they will be discussed with you at interview.

Bitterne Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks, along with other relevant employment checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@bittterneparkschool.org.uk

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About Bitterne Park School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
2020 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
023 80 325200

Bitterne Park School is a large community school with a strong tradition of academic achievement. We are an inclusive school providing an excellent education for 11-19 year olds driven by our core values of Respect, Believe and Achieve.

Arranging a visit to Bitterne Park School

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

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