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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    7 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    26 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

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

We require a Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages who has:

  • A desire to enthuse students and be part of developing strong student outcomes.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A desire to develop their own teaching skills, whilst being a dedicated team member.

What the school offers its staff

In return we will provide:

  • An opportunity to help shape the future of the MFL Faculty.
  • Opportunities to develop both professionally and personally.
  • An experience that will develop your teaching skills and pathway to the next step in your career.

We offer the opportunity to:

  • Join a talented Team, dedicated to work effectively together to secure positive outcomes for our students.
  • Benefit from ongoing Professional Development.
  • Make a difference to our talented and creative students.
  • Benefit from our Employee Assistance Programme.

Further details about the role

Thurston Community College
Thurston, Bury St Edmunds
Suffolk IP31 3PB
Tel: 01359 230885
Email: recruitment@thurstoncollege.org
Website: www.thurstoncollege.org
Principal: Nicki Mattin B.Ed (Hons) NPQH
Current Roll: 1559; Years 7-11: 1345; Sixth Form: 214

Permanent Role
Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages
Part Time up to 0.7 FTE (Full Time considered)
Required to start January 2024

The Opportunity?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and talented language specialist to join our dynamic forward-thinking Modern Foreign Languages Team. You will be part of a welcoming, supportive and vibrant faculty with a real sense of community.

Modern Languages are rebuilding their approach and curriculum to support the school ambition for all students to enjoy and be successful in a second language.

Our successful candidate will be a dynamic and innovative practitioner who is passionate for their subject to enthuse students to embrace language learning, playing a vital role in development, instilling confidence to encourage students to achieve their highest potential.

They will have excellent understanding of both subject and general teaching pedagogy, being someone who values working as part of a team whose desire is to see languages develop excellence across the school. This is a unique opportunity to really grow your subject knowledge within a supportive environment.

The department currently teaches French and Spanish to GCSE and A Level students who go on to study Languages, Linguistics and a range of subjects in combination with languages at university.

We would welcome applications from experienced and early careers teachers.

If you are excited by this post, its challenges and opportunities; if you relish the prospect of joining our team of committed and excellent staff we very much look forward to hearing from you. Please visit our website www.thurstoncollege.org for further information or if you would like to discuss this post further please do not hesitate to contact recruitment@thurstoncollege.org.

Commitment to safeguarding

Thurston Community College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check as well as other pre-appointment checks outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education (September 2021).
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About Thurston Community College

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1570 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01359 234506

Comprehensive secondary school

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