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MFL Class Teacher

St Lawrence Road, North Hill, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 6HT
Plymouth High School for Girls
Part Time
Pro-rata to £14,408 - £22,150
24th March 2023
Start Date
1st September 2023
24th April 2023 12:00 AM
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Start date
1st September 2023
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1321550

MFL Class Teacher (French & German)

Salary: £28,817 - £44,302 (Pro-rata to £14,408 - £22,150 for hours/weeks worked)

Start date: 1st September 2023

Contract: Permanent, 0.5 (16.25 hours per week)

Closing Date: 23rd April 2023

Interview Date: 28th April 2023

We are looking for a talented and ambitious teacher of modern foreign languages to join Plymouth High School for Girls, who can offer both French and German to GCSE standard and at least one of these languages to A level. Our students are able and enthusiastic and regularly achieve the highest grades. The ideal candidate will have the ability and passion to deliver high quality teaching at the top grades.

This post is suitable for an ECT as well as a more experienced teacher.

Plymouth High believes as much in preparing its students for life as it does their school years, shown by our motto “For life, not school, we learn”, drives all that we do.

Plymouth High School for Girls is a City selective Grammar school with a good reputation for providing an engaging curriculum within a supportive and encouraging environment. Students are happy at our school and enjoy the benefits of well taught and engaging lessons along with extensive extra-curricular opportunities. We are a small school with a friendly feel where people work flexibly and collaboratively to give our students the best possible experience.

What you will need to succeed:

  • Be a qualified and effective teacher with successful experience in all 3 Key Stages
  • To inspire, encourage and empower our students to achieve their very best.
  • Be able to consistently deliver good or outstanding practice.
  • To understand how to enable young people and excel academically whilst also helping them to make effective and rewarding life choices.
  • To have thorough knowledge of how to provide effective teaching of MFL up through to A-Level in at least one language (French or German) and be able to teach the other language up to KS4.
  • Be an inspiring teacher with real enthusiasm for the subject.
  • Be able to motivate his/her pupils.
  • Be committed to high standards for both staff and students.
  • Be prepared to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the Academy.
  • Implement and support all Academy policies.
  • Be able to collaborate with other leaders and managers in raising standards within the curriculum to Good and Outstanding including all student groups.
  • Be able to raise standards of teaching, learning and progress to ensure all subject staff deliver and all students receive Good and Outstanding lessons.
  • Be able to coach and mentor subject staff to raise standards in learning and progress to be Good and Outstanding.

What you will get from our Trust

  • Minimum starting salary £28,817 for all NQTs
  • Revised Teacher Payscale to retain and reward excellent teachers
  • The opportunity to work with happy and well behaved children who are excited about learning and work with parents who are supportive of our school values and ethos
  • Vast support network from senior leaders and other teachers within the school and our Trust to help you deliver outstanding teaching and learning through resources, mentoring and school visits
  • Regular opportunities to meet and share best practice with the relevant year group teachers of the other secondary schools within our trust
  • Benefit from an internationally accredited pedagogy approach to thinking and learning, which has been proven to enhance classroom practice
  • Excellent CPD opportunities including our Early career, Middle and Senior Leadership programmes
  • As an accredited Chartered Teacher organisation you can become a recognised Charted Teacher
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas

What you need to do now:

If you are interested in working in our school, benefiting from a supportive network of teachers across our large academy and our Trust and you are keen to progress your career, then please apply today!

We strongly encourage any teachers who may be interested in working at our school to direct any question they may have to the Head’s PA, Vicki Benwell, Vicki.Benwell @ . We also encourage any early applications and we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if we suitable candidate is found.

If this position is not quite right for you, but you would be interested for any other positions within our Trust please contact recruitment @ to ensure that you are added to our talent pool and considered for any future positions.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. As per KCSIE we will also undertake online searches for all shortlisted candidates, if you have any questions regarding this process please email recruitment @

Safeguarding Statement:

Plymouth High School for Girls is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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