Saturday 21 September 2019
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Teacher of MFL (French)

Education Enquire


Hours:Full Time

Full Description

Service Area

Education Services


Grade: Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Scale- £30,249 - £43,435 / £45,872 - £48,791 per annum





This is an excellent opportunity to join LES BEAUCAMPS HIGH SCHOOL to be part of an exciting period of change in secondary education and enjoy an exceptional future on a beautiful island.


About you:

We are looking for TEACHER OF FRENCH to join our team at LES BEAUCAMPS HIGH SCHOOL with effect from 1 JANUARY 2020  This is an excellent opportunity to work  in our service at an exciting time in the development of the school under a new structure for secondary and post 16 education.


We are looking for someone who is passionate about supporting and raising students’ individual achievements with innovative ideas to build on existing good practice, alongside being able to demonstrate excellence in teaching and learning.  You will be part of a team who identify, support and deliver personalised opportunities for students and deliver the new Bailiwick Curriculum including a range of international and UK qualifications.  We also expect you to make a full contribution to the ethos, identity and life of the school, offering a commitment to the broad range of enrichment activities that are available in the school.  The person appointed should be committed to the role in the context of the development of the new school model.


About the Education Service:

Currently, the Guernsey Federation of Secondary Schools includes the Guernsey Grammar School and Sixth Form Centre, St Sampson, Les Beaucamps and La Mare de Carteret High Schools, alongside St Anne’s in Alderney.  Secondary and Post 16 education is undergoing a period of exciting change on the island which includes a planned new structure with one 11-18 all ability school on two sites.


The drivers in Secondary phase education for this significant transformation are: equality of educational experience and outcomes, equality of opportunity and access and efficient and effective use of resources.


Employed by the States of Guernsey and based at LES BEAUCAMPS HIGH SCHOOL you will be required to maximise opportunities for collaborative working, teaching and learning across Key Stages and shared professional development across schools.  There is an expectation that you will engage in cross-school collaboration which may require working on more than once site to meet the needs of the Education Service.  The transition plans for the new structure may also mean you will work from an alternative site.


A full transition plan for the new single school and its two colleges is available here.


Please click on the link below to view a full job description for this role.

Job Description


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Contact: Kate Corbett - School Administrator/Exams Officer/Head Teacher’s PA, on email or telephone (0)1481 756040.


We strongly advise that applicants speak to the contact named above before applying for this role.

Closing Date: 30 September 2019

Shortlisting Date: 1 October 2019

Interview Date: 7 October 2019


Candidates should upload supporting information to demonstrate how they meet the key criteria for the role.  This should be in addition to any CV supplied and should have clear examples of how each is met.  The key criteria can be found within the job description which is available by clicking the job description link above. The information provided by candidates will be used by the shortlisting panel when selecting candidates for interview.


Note - Internal applicants are required to inform their Line Manager before applying for any States of Guernsey positions. Internal references may be taken up prior to interview.


Appointment to this role will be subject to the following pre-employment checks which will be completed following an offer of employment:


  • Satisfactory references which must include one from the candidate's current line manager
  • Occupational Health Clearance
  • Satisfactory, Enhanced, Disclosure and Barring Service Check with Barred Listing Check.  Convictions likely to be considered relevant to this post include crimes involving, but not limited to, theft violence, dishonesty, fraud, vulnerable individuals and children
  • Confirmation of required qualifications / registrations
  • Possession of a valid Employment Permit


Should the successful applicant not meet the requirements sufficiently he/she may be appointed at a lower grade than stated. The successful applicant would then have the opportunity to progress to the grade advertised once the necessary skills and knowledge have been developed and they have demonstrated the ability to undertake the duties at the higher level.


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