Teacher of Spanish

Full Time Temporary
  • Closing date: 23 May 2024
  • Suitable for ECT/NQTs: Undisclosed
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
  • Colney Heath Lane, St Albans, Herts, AL4 0TT
  • MPS/UPS dependent on experience
  • Westminster
  • Diocese of Westminster Academy Trust
  • Start date: September 2024
Website nbs_herts
Catholic Multi Academy Trust / Phase: Secondary with sixth form / Role: Teaching / Lecturing
Nicholas Breakspear Catholic School

Nicholas Breakspear School is a vibrant and inclusive educational community with a strong commitment to language learning, evidenced by our impressive 83% EBacc completion rate. We offer a dynamic curriculum supported by the AQA exam board and enriched by exciting extracurricular activities, including regular trips to Barcelona and language competitions. Our small but experienced MFL team is dedicated to fostering a love of languages and cultural understanding in our students. Joining us means becoming part of a supportive and innovative environment where you can truly make a difference in the lives of young people. The ideal candidate will be able to teach Spanish to KS5, but some experience teaching French will be beneficial.

To start: September 2024

Grade: MPS/UPS depending on experience

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full-Time or Part-Time – 4 days per week

Closing date: 23rd May 2024

Interviews: Please note that interviews may take place before the closing date so early applications are encouraged.

The School’s latest Ofsted inspection in November 2023 rated Nicholas Breakspear Catholic School as ‘Outstanding’.

The School’s recent Catholic Schools Inspectorate Section 48 Inspection in March 2023 rated Nicholas Breakspear Catholic School as ‘Outstanding’.

Situated on the outskirts of St Albans the school benefits from large spacious grounds and close links to London. This role provides an excellent opportunity for someone to join a school which values inclusivity and kindness and which allows children to flourish and grow in confidence. The 2023 GCSE results place the school in the top 7% of schools nationally.

Nicholas Breakspear is a member of the Diocese of Westminster Academy Trust (DOWAT). We work together with the other schools in the trust to share best practice and to promote the development of staff and students. DOWAT is recognised as being in the top 3% of academy trusts in the country. DOWAT and Nicholas Breakspear are fully committed to providing equal opportunities for all employees, workers, job applicants and pupils, and to eliminating unlawful and unfair discrimination. It aims to create a culture that encourages and values diversity, and that appoints, rewards and promotes staff based on merit.

Nicholas Breakspear is a Catholic school and we place great emphasis on the gospel values of Truth, Justice, Peace and Love. ‘Pupils at Nicholas Breakspear Catholic School receive an exemplary education. They are cared for deeply by all school staff. Pupils also show a high level of mutual care and respect for one another’.

‘All pupils are unwaveringly polite, kind, confident and thoughtful’.

‘Staff’s expectations of pupils are very high, both academically and in their everyday school life. Pupils meet these expectations, not because they have to, but because they value the teaching and support they receive’. Ofsted November 2023.


We welcome visits from prospective staff. If you would like an informal conversation about the post before applying, please contact Mr Silvey at SilveyA@nbs.herts.sch.uk

Nicholas Breakspear Catholic School is committed to safeguarding, actively promoting British values and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are committed to the development of community cohesion and the prevention of extremism and radicalisation. All staff will be required to have an enhanced DBS Check and social media checks will be carried out on all shortlisted applicants. All staff are required to have the ability to work in a way that promotes the safety and wellbeing of young children.

To apply for this job please visit: www.tes.com.

Please mention catholicrecruitment.co.uk when applying.

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