This job expired on 7 December 2023 – see similar jobs

  • Start date details

    September 2024 (an earlier start will be considered)

  • Closing date

    7 December 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    20 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


French, Spanish

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type


Pay scale

Main scale/ Upper scale Outer London

What skills and experience we're looking for

An opportunity has arisen to join this high achieving, successful, well-ordered and caring mixed comprehensive school for students aged eleven to sixteen in which students have very positive attitudes towards their learning and are supported fully in all aspects of wellbeing.

We are looking for an outstanding, ambitious Teacher of Spanish at KS3 and KS4 and French at KS3 to join our high achieving Modern Foreign Languages Faculty. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a forward thinking oversubscribed school that celebrates success for all; developing the talents of students and staff alike.

Our MFL Faculty is a well-established and innovative team with varying degrees of experience and expertise. We are housed in a suite of well-resourced classrooms and are using updated new technologies. The successful candidate must be able to teach Spanish at Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 and French at KS3 to an outstanding standard and be willing to contribute to the further development of the team. The faculty’s academic outcomes for students at Key Stage 4 is constantly increasing and Spanish is becoming a popular subject at Redden Court. The school is committed to enter around 80% of students to Ebacc subjects at Key Stage 4, making MFL subjects an important part of the curriculum.

We will gladly accept applications from ECTs, recently qualified and experienced teachers. The ability to demonstrate excellent subject knowledge and to consistently teach inspirational lessons within this highly committed faculty is essential.

What the school offers its staff

We invest in our staff to help them to become the best possible teachers they can be. There are excellent opportunities for people who work hard. Effort is often recognised in career development. Many who came to us as NQTs now have substantial leadership roles. Our CPD programme and collegiate approach are highly effective.

Redden Court values its staff's wellbeing. We endeavour to offer a holistic approach to ensure all our stakeholders are supported in their emotional, physical and mental health.

We offer the following staff benefits:

  • Child places at Redden Court School are available for staff who are employed at the school (subject to conditions).

  • Career Development (apprenticeships, support towards achieving further qualifications, leadership programmes, progression opportunities, teacher training, shadow opportunities and a vast CPD programme of relevant courses)

  • Pension

  • All teaching staff are allocated a Chromebook

  • Multi Gym available for staff use

  • Staff supervision sessions with a trained professional

  • Cycle-to-work scheme

  • The school is signed up to the Schools Advisory Service which offers:

  • a 24 hour GP helpline,

  • access to physiotherapy sessions,

  • access to a counselling service,

  • free 12 week weight management programme,

  • support for stress management,

  • lifestyle screening,

  • menopause support,

  • long term condition support,

  • private medical operations.

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.

This job post has expired.

Upload additional documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Redden Court School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1019 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Email address
Phone number
01708 342293

We pride ourselves on being a fully comprehensive school placed at the heart of the community. We want all of our students to be happy, ambitious and to achieve results that reflect their true potential.

Our school has served the local community of Harold Wood for many years, providing a high quality education to the students of this area.

Our vision is focused on a ‘Commitment to Success for All’ and high levels of aspiration for every member of our community. The school is forward thinking and progressive. We seek to achieve the very best for all of our students through the use of a rich variety of educational approaches.
We have caring staff who are dedicated to ensuring the students are successful in every aspect of their learning.
Redden Court is the founding school in the Success for All Educational Trust and is recognised as one of the highest performing mixed comprehensive schools in Havering.

We are an accredited ‘Thinking School’ and have very close links with the Cognitive Education Development Unit at the University of Exeter. Metacognition and the development of thinking skills is at the heart of our teaching and learning in the school as we believe it plays an important part in developing resilient and independent learners.

We also have very strong links with the Havering Teacher Training Programme, we are a senior partner in the Empower Teaching Alliance and we are recognised as a Leading Edge School by the SSAT. The school has also been accredited with All Together (Anti Bullying), Place2Be (Student Mental Health), SEND Exceptional Outcomes Award, The Quality in Careers Standards, Healthy Schools Gold Award and Gold Travel Ambassadors Award.

We are a growing community Trust with inclusion at the heart of our ethos and require leaders who will bring this vision to life.

These are exciting times for Redden Court School with so much change and challenge in the future.

Arranging a visit to Redden Court School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email HR@sfaet.co.uk.

School location

Similar jobs nearby

Teacher of Spanish

Harris Academy Wimbledon

59 High Path, London, SW19 2JY

MFL Teacher

The Victory Academy

Magpie Hall Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 5JB

Get a job alert when similar jobs are listed

Find more school jobs in Essex, Southend and Thurrock