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  • Start date details

    Easter term or sooner

  • Closing date

    27 November 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

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Contract type


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What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governors of this successful 11-18 Girls' Catholic Specialist Arts College wish to appoint a well-qualified and dynamic teacher of Spanish to contribute to the further development of the College. The ability to offer Spanish to GCSE level is essential and ‘A’ level desirable.

Applications are welcome from ECTs or more experienced colleagues. A supportive induction programme is in place for all new staff.

The successful candidate will need to be:

  • An excellent modern languages practitioner
  • Able to model effective teaching and learning strategies
  • Ambitious in raising attainment across all key stages
  • Able to make a positive contribution to the department

In return we offer:

  • A 'Good' school [Ofsted, December 2021]
  • An established and supportive department
  • The latest technology
  • An excellent induction programme
  • Vast support and opportunities for professional development

The successful candidate will be required to teach across the age and ability range.

What the school offers its staff

Our school is dedicated to providing a welcoming and respectful atmosphere where staff and students can thrive. Our aim is to encourage one another to grow in faith, hope, and love, and we are committed to offering an ambitious education that prepares our students for their futures.

Further details about the role

As part of the shortlisting, we will carry out an online search as part of due diligence on the shortlisted candidates. This may help identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which the college might want to explore with the applicant at interview.

Our school is committed to safeguarding children and has safer recruitment procedures in keeping with DFE statutory guidance. All posts are subject to all the required DFE pre-employment checks being completed including an Enhanced DBS Certificate [including a Children's Barred List Check]. Our recruitment pack contains key safeguarding policies including our code of conduct for staff and volunteers which everyone must adhere to.

Applications should be completed on the CES application form together with the Recruitment Monitoring Form and returned to Mrs Waters, Executive Assistant to the Headteacher: watersc@stjohnbosco.org.uk or sent by post to the college.

Please note that only applicants who have been shortlisted for posts will be contacted following the closing date.

Commitment to safeguarding

The school has an open culture around safeguarding. All adults recognise that they have a responsibility to protect pupils from harm and know that ‘it could happen here’. Staff have professional curiosity and share concerns in a timely manner. The safeguarding team are well trained and fully aware of their duties in line with Keeping children safe in education and other statutory guidance. The school fosters a culture of safeguarding; we seek expert advice and welcome scrutiny. With regard to sexual violence and sexual harassment we adopt the position that it is happening. Children are taught how to stay safe.
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About St John Bosco Arts College

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1072 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0151 330 5142

St John Bosco Arts College has a reputation for excellence with state of the art facilities and a vibrant, stimulating and welcoming environment.

Arranging a visit to St John Bosco Arts College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email watersc@stjohnbosco.org.uk.

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