Foreign Language Assistant - French (Fixed-term)

Greater Manchester
Fixed Term
27 Jul

Bolton School seeks to appoint an inspirational native-level language speaker to support the teaching of French to pupils in the Boys’ and Girls’ Division.

Bolton School seeks to appoint an inspirational native-level language speaker to support the teaching of French to pupils in the Boys’ and Girls’ Division.

The successful candidate will be required to plan and deliver activities and lessons (under the direction of the Modern Foreign Language teachers in each Division) to engage, support and stretch pupils in terms of their language skills and cultural awareness. In particular, they will work to develop pupils’ confidence and fluency in preparation for the oral part of public examinations (GCSE, AS and A Level). They will join lively, collaborative MFL teams in each of the Divisions.

Salary will be £16,758 (based on 22 hours per week) for the duration of the fixed term contract (September 2022 to June 2023).

With some 2,400 pupils, Bolton School is a large, thriving, academically selective day school. It is situated a mile or so from the town centre in a stunning 32 acre campus and is within easy reach of some of the nation’s finest cities and countryside.

In Autumn 2021, significant changes were made to the leadership structure of the School Foundation, investing the newly created position of Head of Foundation with overall responsibility. Within the new structure, there are three sections: Girls’ Division, Boys’ Division and Primary Division. A Head of each Division and the Head of Foundation, together with the Clerk and Treasurer, are the Foundation’s Senior Officers; they are directly accountable to the Governors.

Two adjoining and similar buildings, now attached by a state-of-the art Sixth Form Centre, house the Boys’ and Girls’ Senior Schools, each of which provides a traditional academic education from the age of 11 years. The Primary Division includes separate Junior Schools for boys and girls from the age of 7 and a co-educational Infant School and Nursery.

For further details and to apply online for the position, please visit the School website.

Closing date for applications: Monday 27 June 2022 at 12.00 noon

Interviews will take place on Friday 01 July 2022

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace to reflect the diversity of our pupils and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and to join Bolton School. As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applicants from all sections of the community and are committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees. We do not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

Bolton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Criminal Records Check for Regulated Activity.

Bolton School

Chorley New Road, Bolton, Lancashire, BL1 4PA

01204 840201

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