Spanish Trainee Teacher
An Ofsted graded ‘Good’ school with an ‘Outstanding’ sixth form in the Oxfordshire area is looking for a Spanish Trainee Teacher to join their successful Modern Foreign Languages team and secure Qualified Teacher Status with their support. This is a long-term-to-permanent appointment to commence in April 2021, although an earlier or possibly later start could be arranged for the right Spanish Trainee Teacher.
-Spanish Trainee Teacher role – QTS Awarded
-Completely fee-free programme
-April 2021 start with MFL team
-Good school + outstanding sixth form
-Salary upwards of £18,169
-2019 GCSE results also placed as the number one school in England for improved progress
With exceptional GCSE results in recent years, the school has been placed as the number one school in England for improved progress in 2019. The Headteacher has advised that ‘students are courteous, friendly and a joy to work with. They are a credit to themselves and their families. Our improving results are testament to their desire to achieve their very best.’ This is an excellent opportunity for a graduate of Spanish studies or similar looking to work in an excellent and improving school where students aim high. As a Spanish Trainee Teacher you will be expected to support students with their learning through various years.
The Ofsted report acknowledges the committed team of leaders within the school: ‘Leadership of teaching, learning and assessment is strong. It has improved the quality of teaching rapidly. Leaders have an accurate understanding of the strengths and the pockets of weaker practice that remain.’ Also stating that ‘The principal has transformed the culture of the school. She has created a positive sense of aspiration and purpose among pupils, parents, carers and staff’
The successful Spanish Trainee Teacher will be based in a high-performing MFL department which welcomes innovation and new ideas. As a trainee working towards QTS, you will have your own timetabled classes in which you yourself will take on the responsibility of teaching and supporting your own cohort of learners. This will include teaching Spanish across various key stages and years.
In order to apply for this role of Spanish Trainee Teacher, you will need to meet a few minimum requirements, without exception, including:
-Bachelor of Honours in Modern Foreign Languages with a specialty in Spanish (2.2 or above is expected for this position) – This is a must!
-GCSE C or above in English and Maths; preferably an A-Level in Spanish also
-A passion for Spanish and confident abilities in the language (both written and oral sills)
-If you have international qualifications, you will be required to present a NARIC certificate of comparability. Should English Language not be deemed as comparable to GCSE, you will need to present an equivalency test.
-Confidence in presenting/teaching/tuition
-Right-to-work in the UK full-time; you will need to have been ordinarily resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last three years in order to be eligible
-Experience working with students in some capacity is not required but is preferred
Whether you’re a newly-graduated individual looking for an excellent programme to secure your QTS or an experienced school worker looking to do more with your degree and progress in your career – apply now for Spanish Trainee Teacher!