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Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages

The City of Leicester College
Leicester, Leicestershire
Contract Type
Full Time
Start Date
22nd August 2024
8th April 2024 09:00 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Suitable for
ECT (NQT) Graduates
Job Reference
Start Date
22nd August 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Suitable for: ECT (NQT) Graduates
  • Job ID: 1408436

The college is seeking to employ an enthusiastic and highly motivated Teacher of MFL with the skills, expertise, and passion to join our team of dedicated staff to provide an inspiring and supportive learning environment to encourage every student to realise their full potential. 

The Modern Languages department have been working to incorporate an Extensive Processing Instruction approach to their teaching, for example, with the use of sentence builders and high-level model paragraphs, alongside the whole school approach of Direct Instruction. They are a strong, cohesive team and are looking for someone who is driven, and team focussed.

Like all our highly respected team, you will have the opportunity to teach the full range of ages and qualifications. It’s important we get the right candidate who shares our belief, that our students deserve the very best. Therefore, the successful candidate will:

  • be a highly successful teacher, who embodies our school mission statement, ‘Ambition for All’
  • be highly motivated and demonstrate an ability to learn
  • be able to support the development of highly engaging and ambitious schemes of work within the department
  • have a clear understanding of pedagogical knowledge in the teaching of modern languages
  • be a team player and relish in the opportunity to work with colleagues within the MFL department and beyond

The City of Leicester College 

The City of Leicester College sits at the heart of the East Leicester community and has many staff who attended here as students, including Senior and Middle leaders. We pride ourselves on our cultural diversity and inclusive attitudes and beliefs. Our thriving 11-19 college, with around 1750 students on roll, includes a highly successful sixth form of around 350 students. Whilst we are the largest school in the city, we maintain a distinct community identity and prioritise the health and wellbeing of our staff and students alike. In recent years, we have made huge changes to ensure that ambition sits at the heart of everything we do. The changes we have made to curriculum, behaviour and personal development programs have seen us deliver the best exam results we have ever had by some considerable margin.  

For the successful candidate we can offer you:

  • a challenging, rewarding inner-city multi-cultural, multi-faith community 
  • a school where we are truly ambitious for the community that we serve
  • a friendly and supportive working environment where staff work as a team in order to deliver student success
  • a fantastic, well-resourced inspiring learning environment 
  • access to excellent technology resources 
  • evidence driven and research informed CPD that is tailored to your teaching practice

Please attach a cover letter to your application, no longer than two sides of A4, outlining how your skills and experience make you a suitable candidate for this role. 

Equal Opportunities:

As a provider of employment and education, we value the diversity of our staff and students, and all our staff are equally valued and respected. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.

Closing date for applications:

Monday 8th April at 9.00am with interviews likely to take place in the same or following week.


Safeguarding Statement:

The City of Leicester College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is eligible for a DBS check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (i.e. it involves certain activities in relation to children and/or adults) and is defined as regulated activity under Part 1 of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006. This post is designated as a regulated activity and requires enhanced criminal records check for a regulated activity (including a barred list check)

The City of Leicester College

The City of Leicester College