Teacher of French

Portishead, City of Bristol
19 Mar 2018
16 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


Permanent and fulltime.
This post would also suit an NQT.

The School

Gordano School is part of the Lighthouse Schools Partnership (multi-academy trust).  We have a reputation for success that is based on excellent teaching and high standards. We are proud to be a comprehensive school and value the success and achievement of every one of our pupils. We are a proud member of the North Somerset Teaching Alliance and were designated as a National Teaching School in September 2013.

In April 2012 Gordano was judged to be Outstanding in all categories in an Ofsted inspection. In 2016 Progress 8 stood at 0.3 and the school was in the top 20% in almost all progress and attainment categories in FFT dashboard.

The Role

With effect from 1st September 2018, we are looking for an enthusiastic teacher of French to A-Level and German to at least KS3 (preferably GCSE) to join our high achieving Faculty for a permanent and full time contract.  Most students study a language up to GCSE.  This role would suit either an NQT or more experienced teacher.
  The successful candidate will be:

  • a strong classroom teacher
  • able to enthuse, engage and motivate students
  • able to teach across the age and ability range
  • the ability to teach German as a second language

Gordano School offers an excellent benefits package including contributory pension scheme, a comprehensive employee assistance programme and benefits (offering discounts on shopping), child care vouchers, cycle to work scheme and on-site parking. As a Teaching School we also offer support to staff looking for career progression.

For more information including an application form, please visit our website.

Application should be submitted at 9am, Monday 16th April 2018 Interviews: Thursday 19th April 2018

Early applications are encouraged as are visits to the school.  Gordano School reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of the advertisement, should the School be able to appoint an appropriate candidate.

Gordano School supports Equal Opportunities Employment and is a partner school within the Lighthouse Schools Partnership.

The Lighthouse Schools Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Enhanced DBS checks are required for all successful applicants.