12 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    Autumn Term 2024 or sooner where possible

  • Closing date

    2 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 March 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Main to Upper pay scale (dependent upon experience and expertise)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an experienced Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages (Spanish) to join our team.

The successful candidate will be teaching MFL to key stage 3 and 4 and will contribute positively to the wider school life.

The job requires a person who;

  • Is an excellent teacher
  • Can lead and deliver quality learning in Spanish with all students
  • Wants to innovate and develop MFL within the curriculum model
  • Can lead and be part of a team

1. Ethos

  • To always look for and expect the best from all our students
  • To promote creativity in learning design, delivery and outcome
  • To be a positive role model in personal behaviours and self management
  • To respect everyone as an individual
  • To take care of our learning environment
  • To promote sustainable development
  • To work collaboratively, embracing team work and partnership

2. Leading Learning

  • To support learning by following the agreed policies, systems and structures

  • To be responsible for your own professional learning and support development of colleagues

  • To be committed to student attainment

  • To promote health and wellbeing, including safeguarding our students

3. Community

  • To work to build community cohesion
  • To work positively with parents and families

4. Safeguarding

  • To support and contribute to the safeguarding of all our students

5. Generic

To work within the framework of national legislation and in accordance with the provisions of the School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document. In addition the post is subject to compliance with reasonable requests made by the Head teacher

What the school offers its staff

Salary: Main/Upper Pay Scale

Contract type: Permanent

Responsible to: Deputy Headteacher

Start date: From Autumn Term 2024 or sooner where possible

St Matthias is a good school where staff know students well. Leaders work hard to ensure that everyone feels part of the school’s diverse community. Students feel happy and safe at school. This is because leaders have created an environment where students are well supported and cared for. Leaders expect students to try hard in school. They do not tolerate disruption in lessons or at social times. In lessons students are polite and respectful of their teachers. Everyone gets access to a good-quality curriculum.(Extracts from Ofsted Report published 10th January 2020)

We offer an extensive CPD program of support.

Staff describe working at St Matthias as extremely positive with a team approach.

Further details about the role

Contact us now to discuss the role in more detail or to visit us in school.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

This post is subject to all necessary safeguarding checks this includes satisfactory references requested prior to interview, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, online checks, medical check, evidence of qualifications and of the right to work in the UK.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

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.

Apply for the job by following the link below

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About St Matthias School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
882 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
01902 556400

Arranging a visit to St Matthias School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@st-matthias.com.

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