Teacher of French - September 2021 start - Walsall Academy

Area: Modern Foreign Languages (Teaching)
Management Level: General Teaching
Closing date for applications: 02/02/2021

Position Description

QTS status

Qualification to the equivalent of degree level in French

A love of Languages and French culture

Knowledge and understanding of MFL at KS3, KS4

Good classroom practitioner with evidence of setting appropriate expectations to advance learning and engage and motivate students

Ability to encourage and maintain a positive learning environment in the classroom through well focused teaching, positive relationships and good classroom management

Ability to use appropriately a range of teaching and learning strategies for whole classes, individuals and groups which stimulate, challenge, engage and motivate students

Ability to set clear and appropriate targets, feedback to students and make use of assessment information to promote each student’s attainment and progress, and to plan future lessons

Ability to reflect on own practice

Ability to differentiate tasks appropriately

Secure knowledge and understanding of the knowledge, concepts and skills in teaching MFL

Determination to encourage the highest quality of learning experience for all students

A commitment to equal opportunities

Ability to establish good and productive working relationships, and work well in a team

Ability to communicate effectively to staff, students, parents, orally and in writing

Ability to meet deadlines

Able to empathise with young people and yet be firm, fair and consistent when dealing with them

Excellent attendance and punctuality

Ability to work in and to lead a team

Enthusiasm, personal dynamism, edge and stamina

Sense of humour and perspective


Personal presence