Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages Penrice Academy, St Austell, Cornwall

Job description

REF: PEN014

Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages

Teachers’ Main / Upper Pay Scale
Full Time, Permanent – Required for September 2020

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and passionate linguist to join our team of dedicated, innovative and inspiring MFL teachers. This post is open to both experienced teachers and trainees who have a genuine desire to share their love for languages.

This rare opportunity to join Cornwall’s top performing MFL team is most suited to a French specialist who can also deliver Spanish to GCSE level. You will teach students across both Key Stage 3 & 4 as well as contributing to our extraordinary enriched curriculum offer – Penrice Plus. If you are looking for a new challenge, or want to work in a school where you can make a real difference then come and talk to us about the opportunities that we can offer.

Penrice Academy is a fast paced, driven and forward thinking school, with a determination to give our students the best possible life chances. We have the highest expectations of our students’ behaviour, engagement and academic outcomes. Our students come to school ready and excited to learn.

We offer unparalleled career development opportunities for all. Whether you are an NQT, an experienced teacher or a current or aspiring leader, Penrice is the school that will fast track your development. As a Teaching School we offer a range of nationally acclaimed speakers at our CPD events. For the right candidate there are a broad range of leadership and additional opportunities on offer.

Application forms and full details are available to download from http://www.penriceacademy.org/vacancies-3/

If you are interested in this position and wish to have an informal conversation or arrange a visit to the school, please contact Gavin Thomas, Assistant Principal, on 01726 72163, or email gthomas@penrice.org.uk

Closing Date: 9.00am Monday 2 March 2020

Interview Date: Week commencing Monday 9 March 2020

Cornwall Education Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We implement the safer recruitment process; the successful candidate will be expected to undergo checks including an enhanced DBS check. Applicants are expected to familiarise themselves with our safeguarding policy, which can be found via the following link: www.penriceacademy.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Child-Protection-and-Safeguarding-Policy-2019.pdf

Essential educational requirements

• Good Honours Degree in MFL
• PGCE or equivalent

Essential qualifications

• Qualified Teacher status

Essential skills and experience

• Excellent subject knowledge in French
• A deep understanding of national and examination curricular requirements of the MFL subjects for the new specification
• Track record of consistently delivering outstanding lessons, that ensure outstanding progress for learners
• High level of oral and written communication skills and an ability to work in partnership with teachers and other staff
• Ability to enthuse children, create a love of learning and thirst for knowledge
• To believe in the importance of team work and a collaborative approach, and be able to build supportive working relationships with colleagues both within and outside of the Department
• Evidence of commitment to and understanding of collective responsibility
• Commitment to facilitate extracurricular provision
• Excellent ICT skills
• A willingness to initiate curriculum innovation
• Self-motivated and ability to use own initiative
• Ability to be flexible and adaptable

Employee benefits

We offer unparalleled career development opportunities for all. Whether you are an NQT, an experienced teacher or a current or aspiring leader, Penrice is the school that will fast track your development. As a Teaching School we offer a range of nationally acclaimed speakers at our CPD events. For the right candidate there are a broad range of leadership and additional opportunities on offer.


About Penrice Academy

Address
Charlestown Road, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 3NR
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Penrice Academy website (opens in a new window)