Ethos and Values
British Values

 Full time
Ability to teach French and German to KS4
(Permanent from January 2019)

The Grove School and College stand together on a large and beautiful site bounded by the River Tern and the Shropshire Union Canal. The Grove is Market Drayton’s only secondary school and the School and College together form a thriving comprehensive school that admits both boys and girls and provides courses for 11-19 year olds of all abilities.

Market Drayton is conveniently located on the border of Staffordshire and close to Cheshire.  There is easy access to Shrewsbury and Stoke on Trent.  It is a lively town with an active and thriving centre for the arts and culture – the award-winning Festival Drayton Centre.

The Grove is a thriving school with strong leadership and a supportive and dedicated team of staff.  The Governors are seeking to appoint an ambitious and enthusiastic teacher of MFL who will be an engaging classroom practitioner.  You will have the drive and determination needed to ensure that your students make the very best of the opportunities offered to them. We are looking for a candidate who can support our educational vision of maximising the potential of all our students. You will be joining a growing Humanities Faculty with dynamic leadership and a talented team of teachers.

We are a forward-thinking school who can offer you:

individually tailored professional development and support;
highly motivated students;
opportunities for developing leadership skills in teaching and learning;
opportunities for working with a team committed to excellence;
a commitment to supporting well-being.
To apply, please write a letter of application of no more than two sides explaining why you are suitable for this role and complete the School application form.  Please remember to include contact details of two referees, one of whom should be your current Headteacher.

Deadline: 11 October 2018 (09:00)
Interview: week commencing: 15 October 2018

Application forms and further information are available at or alternatively contact Mrs Gail Beath by email: [email protected]  or by telephone: 01630 652121.

We look forward to receiving your application.

The Grove is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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