Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced linguist to join our vibrant and thriving MFL Department as Spanish Teacher with French.

This is a temporary role to cover maternity leave from April 2020 until either the end of the Autumn Term 2020 or the end of the Spring Term 2021.

You should be experienced at teaching Spanish across Key Stages 2-3 and preferably also have some experience of teaching Key Stage 2 French.

An ability to coach games and contribute to our vibrant extra-curricular provision would be an advantage.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will:- • show real passion for teaching languages

• be able to demonstrate a talent for motivating and enthusing young learners to achieve their best

• have excellent planning and preparation skills

• have the ability to problem-solve and manage classroom behaviour effectively

• be resilient under pressure

• show a strong commitment to promoting the well-being of pupils

• work collaboratively with colleagues

The successful candidate’s responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons for whom they are responsible, or with whom they come into contact, will be to adhere to and ensure compliance with the school’s Safeguarding Policy at all times. If in the course of carrying out the duties of the post the post holder becomes aware of any actual or potential risk to the safety or welfare of children in the school they must report to the school’s Designated Safeguarding Lead and to the Headmaster.

Pay and Conditions

An attractive salary will be determined in accordance with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

Method of Application

This document constitutes the full details of the post and, along with an Application Form, can be downloaded from the School Website

A Letter of Application, as well as a completed Application Form, including the names and addresses of two referees, should be sent to: HR Manager, Highfield School, Highfield Lane, Liphook, Hampshire GU30 7LQ.

Email applications should be sent to

Closing date for applications: Monday 6th January 2020, although applications will be reviewed regularly, and interviews may occur at any stage after applications are received. We reserve the right to make an appointment before the closing date, so we invite interested candidates to apply as soon as possible.

Safer Recruitment: We are an I.A.P.S. co-educational Boarding and Day Pre-Prep and Prep School for 500 pupils aged 3 to 13. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants are expected to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, the Employer Online Service regarding prohibition orders issued by the Secretary of State and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Highfield and Brookham Schools are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

  • coach
  • orders
  • spanish
  • spring
  • teacher