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The Gorse Academies Trust

Date de publication 18.04.2024

Foreign Language Instructor - French

Required September 2024

The Gorse Academies Trust is seeking to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic and hardworking Modern Foreign Languages Instructor to work in our Languages Departments across the trust. The appointed colleague must be a native speaker of French. Experience of working with young people would be an advantage, although not essential. The successful candidate will work in a range of schools across the trust with students from KS2 to KS5 assisting the language teacher with whole classes or working with small groups and individuals.

Your role will be to improve students' confidence in communicating in your language and to help lessons to become more interactive and authentic. You will do this by planning engaging activities and producing resources which enable students to improve their language skills and which immerse them in Spanish society and culture. The successful candidates will support the work of the language departments across the Trust and contribute to raising standards of student attainment.

The ideal applicant will:
  • Be a native French speaker.
  • Be able to communicate fluently both orally and in writing.
  • Have a friendly and confident manner with a capacity to relate well to young adults and young people.
  • Be flexible, cooperative, helpful and respect the ideas & expertise of others.
What we offer you:

As a trust, we want to ensure that professionals at every stage in their career have the opportunity to enjoy expert support and training. We are pleased to offer a generous benefits package to our team - as we work together to create a rewarding future for all including:
  • Membership to a local government pension scheme.
  • A commitment to continued investment in our professionals, supporting every member of staff throughout their career in the trust.
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme which provides confidential professional advice and support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Discounts and online offers at major high street/online retailers.
  • Specsavers scheme.
  • £2k Cycle to work scheme.
About us:

GORSE have established a long-standing culture of excellence where 'high challenge, high support' is commonplace. Our trust will be made up of 15 establishments by September 2025. In addition to this, we also operate GORSE SCITT and Leeds Teaching School Hub, important establishments in their own right. Ensuring that each element of the trust, including the central team, performs at its best to ensure all children, especially those whose who are disadvantaged, have the opportunity to secure the Gift of Choice, is the central mission of GORSE.

If you would like to know more about our Trust, please visit our website at

How to Apply:

If you're as excited about this role as we are, an application form, Job Description and Person Specification is available to download from this page or by telephone on 0113 487 8888.

Please note if you submit an electronic application, we will not require a hard copy. CVs are not accepted.

We will consider any reasonable adjustments under the terms of the Equality Act (2010), to enable an applicant with a disability (as defined under the Act) to meet the requirements of the post.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to full employment checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure and barring service check. We promote diversity and aim to establish a workforce that reflects the population of Leeds.

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The GORSE Academies Trust use 'OnlineSCR' for the processing of safeguarding checks - their privacy notice can be seen at: .

Employment is conditional on confirmation of the right to work in the UK - either as a UK or Irish citizen, under the EU Settlement scheme or having secured any other relevant work visa. If you do not have the right to work in the UK and the role does not meet eligibility for sponsorship, please consider carefully whether you meet the eligibility to apply for this position.

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