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Buxton Community School

Buxton Community School

Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages

Buxton Community School is seeking to appoint a well-qualified and enthusiastic teacher of MFL to join our team on a permanent basis.

We are seeking an outstanding classroom teacher with proven success and suitable experience of delivering high quality teaching and learning.

Applicants for the role must have a strong enthusiasm for language learning as evidenced by excellent qualifications and an intrinsic desire to keep abreast of key developments in the subject. We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic individual who is a team player and happy to work collegiately to continue to drive forward our success.

You will work closely and collaboratively with the MFL team; be receptive to innovative practices and be an inspirational and motivational practitioner.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a tangible passion for teaching French and/or Spanish and be able to share evidence of enabling students to meet and exceed expectations.
  • Have experience in teaching French and/or Spanish with experience to GCSE level with ambition to teach to A Level.
  • Have excellent understanding of the curriculum and specifically how lesson design can help to deliver this successfully. They will have a keen interest in evidenced based research to inform their teaching.
  • Be someone who understands the value of high-quality assessment and feedback to inform lesson design. 

What you will get from us.

  • The chance to join a forward thinking and ambitious department who are committed to providing the best education to students at BCS.
  • Support with regard to your own needs whether they be teaching and learning based or leadership.
  • A supportive, collegiate and sociable working environment.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a teacher at any stage of their career and our priority is to appoint someone who is committed to education and being the best teacher they can be. We are looking for someone who can spark an interest in students and fully support them in achieving success in the subject.                                        

Salary: Main/Upper Pay Scale


Contract Type and Term: Full Time Permanent

Start date: September 2024

Applicants should download the application form and send the completed form along with a covering letter of application to Mrs Sandi Flint, Headteacher’s PA at or to Buxton Community School, College Road, Buxton, SK17 9EA.

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 12th June 2024 at 12:00pm

If you are short-listed for interview, you will be contacted in advance to discuss arrangements for the interview.  Unfortunately, if you have not been contacted prior to the interview day, your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Buxton Community School is committed to safeguarding and the process of safer recruitment. As a result, this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, and all shortlisted candidates will be expected to prove their identity at interview. The successful candidate will be expected to show original copies of qualifications and further proof of their identity.