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This job expired on 30 November 2023

  • Start date details

    Required to start as soon as possible

  • Closing date

    30 November 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    16 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subjects

French, Spanish

Working pattern

Full time: Full time

Contract type

Fixed term - Temporary - 1 year

Pay scale

Salary based on the Academy Trust Pay Scale depending on experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

Knowledge / Skills Required

An understanding of the processes involved in improving the effectiveness of teaching and learning

Essential

Sound organisational skills and good communication and interpersonal skills

Essential

An ability to make productive relationships with staff and students and to command their confidence

Essential

An ability to teach French from Year 7 – Year 13 and Spanish to KS3

Essential

Knowledge and/or experience of the application of IT as an aid to teaching and learning

Essential

Knowledge of effective teaching and learning strategies across the age and ability range

Desirable

Experience of using Google Classroom and utilising blended learning strategies

Essential

Qualifications/Attainment

Appropriate professional qualifications

Essential

Spanish/French Degree to Honours

Desirable

Continuous and relevant professional development

Desirable

Experience

Successful experience of managing student guidance, behaviour and discipline

Essential

Successful experience of teaching Spanish in a secondary school

Essential

Involvement in the development of schemes of work

Desirable

Proven record of securing good public examination results

Desirable

Other Requirements

A commitment to Equality of Opportunity

Essential

A commitment to IT as a major contributor to learning

Essential

A willingness to contribute to the wider life of school

Essential

A positive outlook and sense of humour

Essential

What the school offers its staff

This is an opportunity for an excellent Teacher of MFL to join a beacon of excellence in girls’ education.

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual eager to make a positive contribution to the aspirational vision for this thriving academy, able to teach French from Year 7 to Year 13, and also Spanish to KS3 as a minimum.

They will be a dynamic and innovative practitioner who is passionate about their subject and the impact it can have on a young person’s development and all-round education.

They will also be someone who values working as part of a team ensuring the highest possible standards of achievement and attainment.

BHSA is an all through 3-19 years girls’ academy sponsored by the Girls’ Day School Trust, and is, and will continue to be, a highly successful centre of education where every student matters, where expectations of all members of our community are high and where personal achievement and fulfilment are valued and sought after.

BHSA promises the highest level of academic provision alongside an extensive programme of enrichment activities, and all within a friendly and supportive family environment.

BHSA places a high value on CPD and supports all staff in accessing top quality training.

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 Birkenhead High School Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 19
School size
1202 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19

Birkenhead High School Academy is unique on Wirral as a 3-19 girls state academy. We are a thriving, all through learning community, embracing core traditional values with a firm eye on the ever-changing future. Our overall school direction can be encapsulated in three words: challenge, opportunity and partnership. Girls are encouraged to be challenged, take risks and to develop a life-long love of learning. They are given every opportunity to develop in to fearless, confident and responsible young women. We foster a family community within the school and also, we are very much part of the GDST wider family, sharing their aims as pioneers and shapers of girls’ education. BHSA students are strong members of this movement, with our girls benefitting from and contributing to the GDST’s extensive network.
We firmly promote the all through approach to education, with the Junior School’s “Grow, Flourish, Think” model seamlessly blending in with the Sixth Form “Aspirational, Inspired, Independent” message.
We have the highest standards in achievement, attendance, appearance and conduct. Our girls have access to outstanding levels of support both on the academic and pastoral front, coupled with plenty of stretch and challenge. Our high aspirations culture and ethos permeates both in and outside of the classroom and girls are encouraged to take advantage of our extensive enrichment programme and the plethora of GDST activities throughout their time at the school.

Arranging a visit to Birkenhead High School Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email applications@birkhs.gdst.net.

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