13 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    January 2025

  • Closing date

    28 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Subject

Modern Languages

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (Actual)

Teacher of Spanish with French job summary

Wildern Secondary School is a large secondary school in Hedge End, Southampton and we are looking for another passionate, enthusiastic, and creative Teacher of Spanish with French (Spanish KS3/4 and French to KS3 at least) to join our MFL department. Part time hours will be considered for this role. We are part of the Wildern Academy Trust which comprises of Wildern School, Deer Park Secondary School and Boorley Park Primary School.

The successful candidate would be given excellent career development opportunities. For interested candidates who would like to work in a great school with a strong positive and supportive culture and work with a fantastic curriculum team with excellent GCSE results we would love to hear from you. This role is also suitable for Early Career Teachers. More information about our bespoke school led ECT programme can be found at https://wildernacademytrust.org/cpd/professional-learning/early-career-teacher/

Wildern School is recognised as a ‘Good’ school across all four areas in our recent Ofsted 2024 inspection

  • “Pupils are prepared well for life beyond school
  • “They achieve well across a range of academic and vocational subjects
  • “The school sets high expectations for pupils’ academic learning. This is mirrored by an emphasis on developing character and resilience
  • "The school provides a broad range of experiences to enhance pupils’ learning
  • “Pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) benefit strongly from the opportunities the school provides”

Benefits of working within MFL:

  • The department is proud to offer French, German and Spanish upon entry in year 7 and through to GCSE. There is the opportunity to begin a second language from scratch in year 9 as part of the GCSE pathways process.
  • The MFL department is an innovative, outward looking team. Our scheme of work is evidence-led, drawing on a range of sources, including EPI and recent work from NCELP. Students routinely use Sentence Builders to support their learning.
  • There is a fully resourced 5-year SOW for all three languages and the team works together to collaboratively plan challenging lessons in which all students can make excellent progress and feel successful in language learning.
  • EdTech is central to MFL, with all self-study online and regular opportunities to use Chromebooks in lessons. There are interactive Clevertouch screens in every classroom.
  • Memrise, www.sentencebuilders.com and other online resources used to support out of class learning.
  • There is an opportunity to drive improvement and development of the MFL curriculum, working with the MFL team to secure the best outcomes for our students.
  • MFL is recognised as an important subject and the school strongly encourages all students to continue learning a language to GCSE.
  • The MFL department has a number of international links and regular trips abroad, including an Exchange with a school near Stuttgart that has been running for over 35 years.

Benefits of working for our trust include:

  • Helping to shape the futures of children in our community
  • Welcoming, Supportive, Friendly and sociable colleagues
  • An Amazing Competitive salary
  • Excellent Continuing Professional Development with high quality CPD program
  • Many opportunities for career progression
  • Free large on-site car park
  • Good transport links
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Enrolment in the Teachers’ Pension Scheme
  • A tax efficient Cycle-to-Work scheme through salary sacrifice
  • A amazing rate for staff membership at our modern on-site Leisure Centre

If you currently work in a school, please ensure one of your references is from your current Headteacher. Please submit your application as soon as possible as we may invite candidates to interview before the closing date. Closing Date: Midday Friday 28th June 2024.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date if we receive applications that meet the criteria. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Wildern 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. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

Commitment to safeguarding

Wildern 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. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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About Wildern School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1921 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Wildern School is a popular, oversubscribed secondary school situated in the Southampton suburbs. We are a school with significant strength in the CPD of staff, developing our teachers for the next stage of their careers. All students and staff alike can take advantage of excellent facilities which include a lecture theatre, digital media suites, a recording studio, both PC and Mac Suites, community sports centre and access to a professional theatre.

We are part of the Wildern Academy Trust which comprises of Wildern School, Deer Park Secondary School and Boorley Park Primary School.

This is an exciting time for the trust and all colleagues joining us.

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