10 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    5 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


French, Spanish

Working pattern

Full time, term time

Contract type


Pay scale

ECT - UPS, depending on experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • have experience of teaching French or Spanish, although preferably both
  • be an inspirational and student-centred teacher who has high expectations of all learners
  • be able to motivate students of all levels and abilities to achieve their aspirations
  • be a team player
  • be energetic with a self-assured attitude
  • be confident and keen for career progression
  • be committed to the happiness and wellbeing of everyone at the school

What the school offers its staff

  • Work/life balance: maximum load of 43 lessons per 2-week teaching cycle
  • Staff Wellbeing: mental health first aiders on site, regular staff events, active staff voice
  • CPD: A culture based on the best evidence-informed teacher development, to help you be be the best you can be
  • A-Level Teaching: a growing 6th form offers our staff opportunities to teach their subject from KS3 - KS5
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Free flu vaccination and eye care
  • Free parking and access to excellent transport links

Further details about the role

The Bulmershe School are looking to employ a well-qualified and enthusiastic colleague to join our Modern Foreign Languages [MFL] department. This is an excellent opportunity for an inspirational and dynamic teacher, who is ideally able to teach French up to KS5 and/or Spanish up to KS3. The post is suitable for experienced teachers, however, due to the supportive culture at The Bulmershe, this post may be suitable for a newly qualified teacher who feels they are ready to take on the challenge.

The MFL Faculty prides itself on its strong commitment to students both academically and in becoming well-rounded global citizens. Throughout the year students are inspired to become intellectually independent through the subscribed curriculum and extra-curricular trips, events and celebrations. The Faculty’s success is evident in the continued improvement of GCSE results and interest in A-Level courses.

Specific duties and responsibilities

  • Teach AQA French or Spanish GCSE
  • Teach to the French and/or Spanish National Curriculum in years 7-9
  • Pro-active lesson planning and marking
  • Responsible for the learning and achievement of all students in your classes, ensuring equality of opportunity for all
  • Responsible and accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct
  • Treat students with dignity, building relationships rooted in mutual respect, and at all times observing proper boundaries appropriate to a teacher’s professional position
  • Work proactively and effectively in collaboration and partnership with learners, parents/carers, governors, other staff and external agencies in the best interests of students
  • Act within the statutory frameworks, which set out professional duties and responsibilities and in line with the duties outlined in the current School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document and Teacher Standards
  • Take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school

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)
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.

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 vbagley@bulmershe.wokingham.sch.uk

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About The Bulmershe School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1436 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0118 9353353

The Bulmershe School is a heavily oversubscribed school which sits at the heart of the Woodley community. We are a mixed, Corvus Learning Trust Academy school of nearly 1,500 students aged between 11 and 18, who come from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

Our vibrant and inclusive school strives for students to be happy, self-confident and aspirational learners and thinkers. We take enormous pride in our caring reputation and anyone who joins our team should be committed to achieving high levels of responsibility, mutual respect and resilience within the safe and nurturing environment of our school community.

Arranging a visit to The Bulmershe School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email vbagley@bulmershe.wokingham.sch.uk.

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