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Teacher of Spanish with French

Filton Road, Horfield, Bristol, Bristol, BS7 0XZ
Orchard School Bristol
Full Time
23rd November 2022
Start Date
1st January 2023
7th December 2022 09:05 AM
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Job Reference
Start date
1st January 2023
  • Contract type: Fixed term contract
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  • Job ID: 1290095

Teacher of Spanish with French is required for Orchard School Bristol 

Contract Term: Fixed term until 31st August 2023

Salary: MPS/UPS 

Hours: Full time

Start Date: January 2023 or as soon as possible after this

Closing Date: Wednesday 7th December, 9.00am

Interview Date: Monday 12th December

We are seeking a qualified MFL teacher who is passionate about Spanish and French to join our Languages team for January 2023.

Orchard School serves a richly diverse community in North Bristol. Our students are wonderful – they value their teachers, knowing that you can make a real difference to their lives. The mission statement of the school, “inspire today, empower for life”, lies at the heart of all that the school does. As a school we are building our success on our core values, being Open-minded, Respectful, Creative & curious, Healthy, Ambitious, Responsible and Determined. We place no limits on our aspirations for our students.

We are a friendly school, with a warm and welcoming staff body. We work together, we look after our staff wellbeing, and plan for sustainable, impactful development. Every member of staff is entitled to a coach and we develop all staff through regular, incremental coaching. Our most recent Ofsted report demonstrates we are a seriously ‘good’ school, committed to becoming the outstanding school our community deserves. 

We constantly strive to provide exceptional education through evidence-informed practice. We take the continuing professional development of staff very seriously, offering excellent CPLD.  We are the Chartered College of Teaching Hub for Bristol, and fund membership of the Chartered College for all our teaching staff so they can engage with research and contribute positively to CPLD within the school, across our multi academy trust, and beyond. 

You are: 

-  an innovative and creative practitioner, with strong curriculum knowledge 

- passionate about languages, cultural understanding, diversity and inclusion

- a good understanding of the specific skills required to raise achievement at GCSE level 

- committed to extra-curricular opportunities

- able to inspire, motivate and enthuse students in lessons  

- committed to the highest achievement for all students 

- keen to learn, share best practice and contribute positively to a committed and enthusiastic Languages Faculty    

We offer:

- enthusiastic students, willing to learn and achieve, who need staff who believe in them

- the opportunity to make a difference day in, day out to the future life chances of children and young people in north Bristol

- excellent student behaviour and a calm learning environment

- a bright, happy place in which to learn and work

- a professionally stimulating environment which values the contributions of all staff

- a strong commitment to your professional development

- the opportunity to support the team to establish a reputation across Bristol as an outstanding department

- a warm and friendly staff body with award-winning staff wellbeing

Please read our Staff Prospectus to find out more about us, and visit our website. We particularly welcome applicants who speak one or more community languages.   

Orchard School Bristol is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and the expectation is that all staff and volunteers share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

It is our policy to obtain references prior to interview.

We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Fluency Duty:

The ability to converse at ease with pupils, parents and other users of the service and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.


Safeguarding Statement:

Trust in Learning (Academies) is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance. Our policy and practice is in line with the Department for Education’s ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ Guidance 2022.

We ensure that all appropriate measures are applied in relation to everyone who works for the Trust who is likely to be perceived by the children as a safe and trustworthy adult. Safer recruitment practice includes scrutinising applicants, online checks, verifying identity and academic or vocational qualifications, obtaining professional and character references, checking previous employment history and ensuring that a candidate has the health and physical capacity for the job. 

Orchard School Bristol

Orchard School Bristol

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