French Teacher

Posted 10 June by Veritas Education Recruitment Ltd
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Position: French Teacher
Location: Kirklees, UK
Start Date: September 2024
Salary: M1 - UPS 3 (Main Pay Scale to Upper Pay Scale 3)

About the School: Join the dynamic and supportive team at a well-regarded secondary school in Kirklees. They are committed to providing an enriching and engaging learning environment for our students with a strong sense of diversity, innovation, and a collaborative approach to education.

Job Description: I am looking for a passionate and dedicated French Teacher to inspire and educate students from Key Stage 3 & 4. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering high-quality French lessons, preparing students for GCSE examinations, and contributing to the overall success of the Modern Foreign Languages department.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan, prepare, and deliver engaging French lessons.
  • Assess and monitor students' progress, providing constructive feedback.
  • Develop schemes of work and lesson plans in line with the curriculum.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive classroom environment.
  • Participate in departmental meetings and contribute to the development of teaching strategies.
  • Support extracurricular activities and language clubs.
  • Communicate effectively with parents, students, and staff.


  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent.
  • Degree in French or a related field.
  • Proven experience teaching French at secondary school level.
  • Strong classroom management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Commitment to continuous professional development.

Salary: The position offers a competitive salary in the range of M1 - UPS 3, dependent on experience and qualifications.

Application Process: Interested candidates are invited to submit a detailed CV to or apply directly to this advert.


  • All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy
  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
  • You must have legal right to work in the UK
  • You must be willing to attend a registration interview

Veritas Education work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.


'Nothing within the above advert was in any way designed or intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Veritas Education is an Equal opportunities employer and is proud in the knowledge that all placements are made on merit and suitability. We accept applications from all sections of the community.'

Reference: 52838017

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