Required for September 2021
Number on Roll 1478 (including 279 in the Sixth Form)
Governors acknowledge that part time positions are not always desirable, with this in mind, for candidates who are seeking a ‘full time’ position they wish to offer a part time Cover Supervisor role to supplement the teaching hours.
Are you an outstanding MFL teacher? Have you a proven record of delivering excellent outcomes in French and Spanish? Can you inspire students to become lifelong MFL learners? If so, this exciting position will provide you with the opportunity to significantly impact upon the outcomes in MFL for all students at St. Joseph’s RC High School.
The Governors of this successful and oversubscribed Catholic High School wish to appoint an inspirational, dynamic and enthusiastic second in department on a 50% teaching timetable who can support in driving the MFL curriculum and pedagogy forward. Your commitment and determination will motivate and encourage our students to realise their full potential.
Students at St. Joseph’s RC High School are proud of their vibrant learning community which is committed to providing everyone with the opportunity to discover their talents, realise their potential and become well rounded, socially conscious young citizens.
In summary, you will:
• Have a passion for MFL with expertise in Spanish with French.
• Be a dynamic and innovative teacher with a forward thinking and committed approach
• Be an excellent classroom practitioner who will lead by example in the classroom and who has a track record of excellent examination outcomes across key stages.
• Have excellent interpersonal skills as well as high level skills of analysis and communication.
• Possess the vision and drive to ensure all our students and staff can succeed.
• Be committed to closing gaps and raising attainment across all abilities, whatever their starting point.
• Be solutions focused with a ‘can do’ attitude.
The school has been categorised as ‘Green’ for five consecutive years in the Welsh Government’s categorisation system. Estyn and Section 50 inspections have highlighted the many good and excellent features of the school.
St. Joseph’s RC High School is a happy, ambitious and very successful learning community. The school’s performance at GCSE and A level has been exceptional over the last four years and the school balances its academic success with a focus on the wellbeing and care of every child.
Please refer to the ‘Candidate Brief’ for further information to include MFL departmental information, job description and person specification, for those who wish to consider the optional Cover Supervisor position the job description and person specification is also included.
The successful applicant would have a customised induction programme and opportunities for further staff development.
This post will require you to be registered with the EWC.
The school is located close to Junction 28 of the M4.
Further details about our school can be found on our school website.
Closing date: Monday 24th May 2021 (Noon)
The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all members of staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
The Disclosure and Barring Service - This post will result in you having contact with children, the elderly, sick or disabled. The Authority, therefore, requires that by virtue of the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975, the Children’s Act 1989 and/or the Police Act 1997, you reveal any criminal convictions, bind over orders or cautions, including those which would normally be regarded as spent. You must complete the relevant section on the application form – your application will be returned if this section is incomplete. Further information about Disclosure and Barring Service and the Council’s approach to recruiting ex-offenders should follow the application form, if not contact the person named in the advertisement.
We have a legal obligation to ask you to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK if you are invited to interview, you will be asked to provide appropriate documentation such as your full birth certificate/passport/work permit in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.
We are committed to equality of opportunity and actively encourage applications from all sections of the community.
Selection will be made on ability and skills to undertake the role.
We welcome applications for all our jobs in either Welsh or English.
We are compliant with the Welsh Language Service Delivery Standard and are happy to support the delivery of interviews in the medium of Welsh if required. If you would like us to undertake your interview in Welsh, please state this clearly in the first line of your supporting statement.