We are seeking to
appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic and inspirational teacher to join the
Languages team here at Queen Elizabeth’s High School on a temporary basis to
cover maternity leave. The successful candidate will need to be able to teach Spanish
from Year 7 beginners all the way up to A Level The ability to also offer
beginners German would be advantageous.
The Modern Foreign Languages
Faculty currently comprises a strong, experienced team of seven teaching staff,
led by the Head of Faculty, Ms G Turnbull.
Additionally, the Faculty employs two native speaker Foreign Language Assistants,
one for each language from November to April each academic year.
we are such a large, friendly, supportive and forward-looking Faculty there is
always someone with whom you can discuss issues and develop new ideas. We are
particularly interested in any candidates with experience of teaching the NCELP
schemes of learning. The majority of our
teaching occurs in a specialised set of rooms, all of which are equipped with
interactive screens. The department is
well resourced with text books, software and other equipment.
Faculty is well resourced and is accommodated in a suite of classrooms at the
heart of Main School. We subscribe to a
wide range of online language learning platforms such as Kerboodle, the
Languages Gym and Pearson Active Learn, to ensure our learners have access to
stimulating and challenging resources for use both in school and for home
learning. We actively use Twitter and
Instagram to motivate learners. We
celebrate our best linguists termly with our ‘Legendary Linguist’ subject awards.
are also resourced with their own textbook. We use the Claro course for Spanish
and Stimmt for KS3 German. At GCSE
pupils use the OUP AQA GCSE textbooks for each language at either Foundation or
Higher level. At A Level we use a range
of resources, and pupils invest in the OUP series of textbooks and grammar
workbook, together with a literature/film workbook.
Faculty most definitely adopts a collegiate, team-working approach, focusing on
Teaching and Learning and each colleague has the opportunity to contribute
their ideas and develop them. There are
regular Faculty and Department meetings in addition to the daily informal
contact between colleagues. We are a
friendly and hardworking team. All colleagues are committed to sharing good
practice and are fully supportive of
Queen Elizabeth’s High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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