Job Description

We seek to appoint from September 2022 a dynamic and enthusiastic MFL Teacher to cover a period of maternity.

Saint Felix School is an independent co-educational day and boarding school for children aged from 2 – 19, located close to the glorious seaside town of Southwold on the Suffolk coast. Our aim is to develop well-rounded students with the skills and the personality to make a success of their lives during and after their school years.

Academic excellence is central to life at Saint Felix School and we encourage all pupils to aspire to the highest possible standards and to exceed their expectations. Our success is demonstrated by impressive examination results at GCSE and A Level. The vast majority of our leavers go on to Higher Education.

The school adopts a non-selective entry policy which seeks to provide an environment where all pupils will thrive academically. It emphasises continuity of education through to 16+. We believe in a holistic education that exposes pupils to a wide range of experiences and opportunities. We also aim to attract pupils from a diverse range of backgrounds.

We place great emphasis on the value of Sport, Music and the Arts for the teamwork, self-motivation and discipline they instil, and encourage pupils to explore their individual talents. Boarding is at the heart of the school and all full-time members of staff are expected to contribute to the wider life of the school through involvement in the tutoring system and in activities outside the classroom.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a teacher of Modern foreign languages (MFL) to join us at Saint Felix School. This Part time maternity cover teaching position would be suitable for experienced teacher or a teacher at the start of their career. Working Monday to Thursday to role is 4 days a week.

We are looking for an MFL Teacher who is able to deliver outstanding and engaging lessons to pupils in KS3, 4 and 5. Languages are popular at Saint Felix, the ability to offer Spanish and French would be desirable.

The MFL department are a vibrant, forward thinking department including native speakers. We have high expectations and provide suitable challenges. Learning takes place in an environment of mutual respect between teachers and learners. We also aim to give pupils the confidence to make appropriate use of ICT facilities to support their learning. Specialist online Language resources are used to consolidate and develop pupils’ learning.

Teaching staff at Saint Felix actively participate in and make a significant contribution to the wider school life throughout the year. This is a fantastic opportunity, you will be joining a fantastic school that comprises of passionate staff and hardworking pupils. You will be welcomed by all and become part of the family feel school.

We look forward to your application, all applicants will be considered and contacted. We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the date advertised. Interviews will take place on a rolling basis, as applications are received.

For a full job description or to discuss the opportunity further please do not hesitate to contact us.

Saint Felix School is totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children & young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, as all new staff will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance, identity checks, qualification checks and employment checks to include an exploration of any gaps within employment, two satisfactory references and registration with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).