Teacher of Spanish

St Aidan's Catholic Academy, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR2 7HJ

This job expired on 28 November 2022

  • Start date details

    1st January 2023 (or to start in line with notice period where needed)

  • Closing date

    28 November 2022 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    16 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


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What skills and experience we're looking for

We require an enthusiastic, dynamic and highly motivated teacher who is able to deliver highly effective teaching and learning in Spanish at Key Stage 3 and 4 (with the potential to teach key stage 5 where experience allows).

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate outstanding subject knowledge and to demonstrate excellence in teaching and learning and will have a proven track record of improving outcomes for pupils. They will have a vision for excellence in their classroom and ensure high standards are maintained at all times.

We are happy to receive applications from early careers teachers.

  • Teaching high quality, engaging, well-planned and adapted lessons that are rich in the use of Assessment for Learning
  • To comply with the teachers' professional standards
  • Under the direction of the Subject Leader, to develop effective practice that has a positive impact on the learning experience of all students in Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 and contributes to raising standards of attainment, behaviour and achievement.
  • To work in partnership with the Subject Leader to set tasks which challenge students beyond the classroom
  • To take an active part in department forums and academy priority meetings
  • To ensure that student data about progress, behaviour, and participation in extended and enrichment activities is collected, collated and deployed effectively
  • To share in the department’s work in curriculum development
  • To contribute to the development and implementation of the department development plan and action plans
  • To take responsibility for own professional development and duties in relation to school policies and practices
  • To undertake the role of form tutor for students in a given form group
  • To comply with all safeguarding practices of the academy
  • To ensure effective dialogue and liaison with parents/carers, the BCCET and ensure positive relationships with members of the wider community

What the school offers its staff

St Aidan’s Catholic Academy is thriving and friendly school for boys aged 11-18. We are proud of our strong Catholic ethos, our academic success, and our impressive commitment to our community.

We are an ambitious school and are keen to recruit the very best candidate to join our team and help us develop and grow as a school in our aim to be ‘outstanding’ in all areas.

First and foremost we are looking for exciting and inspiring people who have passion and care about the difference they make to children’s lives. We are proud of our committed staff who work hard with our young men to help them achieve their full potential. Our school mission statement, “We believe that God has created each person to celebrate life to the full – John 10:10”, gives purpose to all that we do and motivates and inspires us to identify, value, and maximise the talents of our pupils.

Further details about the role

Completed application forms should be submitted by email to payroll@staca.co.uk by 3pm on Monday 28th November 2022.

Emailed applications are required. If you are unable to submit an electronic application, please contact Mrs Whitten on awhitten@staca.co.uk to make arrangements.

Electronic signatures will be accepted but candidates will be required

Commitment to safeguarding

St Aidan’s Catholic Academy 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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About St Aidan's Catholic Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
852 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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Arranging a visit to St Aidan's Catholic Academy

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

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