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French Teacher (Maternity Cover)

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El Altillo International School
Cadiz, Spain
Date Added: Jul 18, 2023

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Our Vision


To be leaders in the educational sector in Andalusia and to be recognized as a reference school for its educational quality, values and principles.


Our Mission


Educate citizens committed to learning, knowledge and universal values for their full development in a changing global society.


About the role

El Altillo International School is seeking a qualified and experienced French Teacher for Secondary and Baccalaureate students.

Applicants must have experience in teaching French and be excited by the challenge of contributing to curriculum development.

The successful applicant will be an accomplished teacher with experience, enthusiasm and a passion for teaching which will inspire our students. They will also understand the importance of being part of a pedagogical team.

ISP Principles

Begin with our children and students. Our children and students are at the heart of what we do. Simply, their success is our success. Wellbeing and safety are both essential for learners and learning. Therefore, we are consistent in identifying potential safeguarding and Health & Safety issues and acting and following up on all concerns appropriately.

Treat everyone with care and respect. We look after one another, embrace similarities and differences and promote the well-being of self and others.

Operate effectively. We focus relentlessly on the things that are most important and will make the most difference. We apply school policies and procedures and embody the shared ideas of our community.

Are financially responsible. We make financial choices carefully based on the needs of the children, students and our schools. 

Learn continuously. Getting better is what drives us. We positively engage with personal and professional development and school improvement.


Key Responsibilities

Main purpose of Class Teacher

        Plan, prepare and deliver lessons to up to students following our curriculum

       Review lessons and resources regularly to ensure they provide maximum engagement and clear opportunities for pupils to develop key linguistic skills and processes

       Prepare and set tests, including a baseline assessment test at the beginning of the course

        Be responsible for the learning and achievement of all pupils in their class ensuring equality of opportunity for all students

        Be responsible and accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct


        Treat pupils with dignity, building relationships rooted in mutual respect, and at all times observing proper boundaries appropriate to a teacher’s professional position


        Work proactively and effectively in collaboration and partnership with learners, parents/carers, other staff and external agencies in the best interests of pupils


        Take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school

        Any other responsibilities as requested by the pedagogical department

Duties and responsibilities

        Deliver the curriculum as relevant to the age and ability group/subject/s that you teach

        Be responsible for the preparation and development of teaching materials, teaching programmes and planning

        Be accountable for the attainment, progress and outcomes of pupilsyou teach

        Be aware of pupilscapabilities, their prior knowledge and plan teaching and differentiate appropriately to build on these demonstrating knowledge and understanding of how pupils learn

        Have a clear understanding of the needs of all pupils, including those with special educational needs; gifted and talented; EAL; disabilities; and be able to use and evaluate distinctive teaching approaches to engage and support them

        Demonstrate an understanding of and take responsibility for promoting high standards of literacy including the correct use of spoken English

        If teaching early reading, demonstrate a clear understanding of appropriate teaching strategies e.g. systematic synthetic phonics

        Use an appropriate range of observation, assessment, monitoring and recording strategies as a basis for setting challenging learning objectives for pupils of all backgrounds, abilities and dispositions, monitoring learnersprogress and levels of attainment

        Make accurate and productive use of assessment to secure pupilsprogress

        Give pupils regular feedback, both orally and through accurate marking, and encourage pupils to respond to the feedback, reflect on progress, their emerging needs and to take a responsible and conscientious attitude to their own work and study

        Use relevant data to monitor progress, set targets, and plan subsequent lessons

        Participate in arrangements for examinations and assessments

Behaviour and Safety

        Establish a safe, purposeful and stimulating environment for pupils, rooted in mutual respect and establish a framework for discipline with a range of strategies, using praise, sanctions and rewards consistently and fairly

        Manage classes effectively, using approaches which are appropriate to pupilsneeds in order to inspire, motivate and challenge pupils

        Maintain good relationships with pupils, exercise appropriate authority, and act decisively when necessary

        Be a positive role model and demonstrate consistently the positive attitudes, values and behaviour, which are expected of pupils

        Have high expectations of behaviour, promoting self-control and independence of all learners

        Be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school, raising any concerns following school protocol/procedures

Team working and collaboration

        Participate in any relevant meetings/professional development opportunities at the school, which relate to the learners, curriculum or organisation of the school and assemblies

        Work as a team member and identify opportunities for working with colleagues and sharing the development of effective practice with them

        Contribute to the selection and professional development

        Ensure that colleagues working with you are appropriately involved in supporting learning and understand the roles they are expected to fulfill

        Cover for absent colleagues if required

Fulfill wider professional responsibilities

        Work collaboratively with others to develop effective professional relationships

        Deploy support staff effectively as appropriate

        Communicate effectively with parents/carers with regard to pupilsachievements and well-being using school systems/processes as appropriate

        Make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school

        Partake in playground and lunch duties where necessary

Professional development

        Regularly review the effectiveness of your teaching and assessment procedures and its impact on pupilsprogress, attainment and well being, refining your approaches where necessary responding to advice and feedback from colleagues

        Be responsible for improving your teaching through participating fully in training and development opportunities identified by the school or as developed as an outcome of your appraisal


        To have professional regard for the ethos, policies and practices of the school in which you teach, and maintain high standards in your own attendance and punctuality

About You

Qualifications & Experience

  • Proficient in all aspect of French language.
  • Experience in DELF exam preparation.
  • Be dynamic and have an interactive approach.
  • Delivered lessons purely in the target language.
  • Multicultural experience.

ISP Commitment to Safeguarding Principles

ISP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and satisfactory Criminal Background Checks or equivalent covering the previous 10 yearsemployment history.

ISP Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging

ISP is committed to strengthening our inclusive culture by identifying, hiring, developing, and retaining high-performing teammates regardless of gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation and gender expression, age, disability status, neurodivergence, socio-economic background or other demographic characteristics. Candidates who share our vision and principles and are interested in contributing to the success of ISP through this role are strongly encouraged to apply. 



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