Teacher of Spanish (Maternity Cover)

St Paul's Catholic School, a Voluntary Academy, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE5 6HN

3 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    27 February 2023

  • Application deadline

    10 October 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover (One year or up until the postholder's return)

Actual salary

£15,428-£24,962 (FTE 25,714-£41,604)

Teacher of Spanish (Maternity Cover) job summary

Teacher of Spanish (Maternity Cover)

Suitable for ECT’s

Employer: St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Multi Academy Trust

Location: St Paul’s Catholic School, Evington, Leicester

Grade:      MPS/UPS £15,428 - £24,962 0.6 FTE (£25,714-£41,604 FTE)

Contract Type: Part time (0.6 19.5 hours)

Contract Term: Fixed-term starting from 27 February 2023 (Maternity Cover for up to 1 year/upon post holders return)

Closing Date:     Monday 10 October 2022, at 9am

Interview Date: To Be Confirmed

St Paul’s is seeking a dynamic and forward-thinking Teacher of Spanish from February 2023.

The successful candidate will enjoy the support and collaboration of a very supportive well established team.

St Paul’s is a thriving and successful 11-18 Catholic School, with 1140 students from a variety of backgrounds and faiths. It was judged good at its last inspection with Sixth form being outstanding. St Paul’s is ambitious for its students and staff and the school has continued to improve in all areas since the 2018 inspection. Ofsted described the school as “inclusive and caring” and students as “polite, caring and helpful.”

We can offer the successful candidate:

  • The opportunity to be part of a warm inclusive community
  • A respectful and ethical working environment with a supportive culture
  • A belief and commitment to work life balance for all staff
  • A strong centralised behaviour system with an embedded culture of respect and hard work, allowing teachers to teach effectively, free from low-level disruption.
  • A robust approach to assessment, which is not reliant on ineffective burdensome marking.
  • The opportunity to teach across key stages 3,4 and 5
  • Membership of the Medicash health care scheme
  • Employer pension contributions of over 20%
  • Nationally agreed terms and conditions for pay
  • Access to our Electric Car Scheme
  • Career enhancement and development opportunities which include:
  • Funded NCE courses at all levels
  • Professional development via the Leicestershire and Rutland Teaching School Hub

To be our ideal candidate you will:

  • be passionate about your subject
  • be excited and ready to implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students to support a designated curriculum area as appropriate.
  • have the vision to facilitate and encourage a learning experience which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential
  • be up-to-date with the latest research on effective teaching in Modern Foreign Languages
  • have experience of teaching at KS3 and 4
  • be ambitious and collaborative
  • Contribute to raising standards of student attainment

Application Process

To apply for this post please complete the application via the Trust Vacancies pagehttps://www.aquinas-cmat.org/vacancies/by the closing date of9.00am 10th October 2022. Interview date to be confirmed.

The interview process will include opportunities to see the school, but should you wish to visit prior to application please contact Helen Oliver, PA to the Principalholiver@st-pauls.leicester.sch.uk

St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to satisfactory references, which will be requested, prior to interview, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, medical check, evidence of qualifications plus verification of the right to work in the UK. We value equality and diversity and welcome applications from all sectors of the community including those of all faiths, the Catholic faith and those without a faith who are supportive of the school’s Catholic character and Christian ethos.

The Trust will endeavour to make any necessary reasonable adjustments to the job and the working environment to enable access to employment opportunities for disabled job applicants or continued employment for any employee who develops a disabling condition.

Using the application form

Via the Trust vacancies page

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Supporting documents

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

About St Paul's Catholic School, a Voluntary Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1143 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact email

At St Paul’s Catholic School you will find us to be a warm inclusive community where we are inspired and motivated by the words of the prophet Micah and the words of our school prayer; “Act justly, love tenderly and walk humbly with your God.”

We are one of 22 schools who all belong to the St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Multi Academy Trust. We are bound together by the Trust mission to “prepare all our young people for a wholesome, fulfilling and active life in the future making a valuable contribution to society.” We are committed to the education of the whole person and look to foster each student’s gifts and talents whatever they may be.

This website contains both essential information which I hope will prove useful to you as one of our parents or someone wanting to know more about us and our school. The website should also give you a snap shot into our busy, vibrant community which is a wonderful place to work and study.

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