Teacher of MFL

  • School: Regional/Head Office Role
  • Type of Job: School Teaching and Learning
  • Duration: Part-Time

Regional/Head Office Role

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The functional leaders and professionals in Cognita’s Head and Regional Offices are critical to taking our business forward. They support the work of our educational leaders, teaching colleagues and each other to ensure all in Cognita contribute to enriching the lives of children to achieve more than they believe possible.

The Role

Cognita is an extraordinary group of diverse yet connected schools, spanning sixteen different countries. We share one common purpose: to create an inspiring world of education that builds self-belief and empowers individuals to succeed. With over 100 schools in Europe, Latin America, Middle East, North America and Asia, we employ 15,000 teaching and support staff in the care and education of more than 75,000 students.

We have an exciting position for a Teacher of MFL to join Meoncross School in Fareham, Hampshire. Please note: This role is a part time role 0.3 FTE looking to start September 2023

To ensure the effective MFL teaching of all pupils, helping them to develop both inside and outside the classroom. To support the policies and aims of the School and ensure the good social, emotional and physical development of every child. To teach French across all abilities from Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 3, as well as some German at Key Stage 3.

Key Responsibilities will include, (but not limited to):

  • To promote excellence in teaching and learning to ensure all pupils develop their potential and are equipped for life beyond school, by obtaining high examination results.
  • Exemplify in own practice the skills of teaching and learning typified by lead professionals.
  • Ensure that good practice and useful resources are shared throughout the department.
  • Ensure that schemes of work are followed to enable the maintenance and development of high standards of teaching and learning with regard to different abilities.
  • Ensure that all lessons are planned with clear aims and objectives, taking into account each pupils’ individual needs through effective differentiation.
  • Monitor pupils’ work to ensure high standards are maintained and that pupils make progress
  • Keep up to date with developments in subject area and education in general.
  • Contribute to the broader life of the school by supporting and leading curricular and extra-curricular events such as school productions, activity days, trips (including overseas residential) and clubs.
  • To deal with inappropriate behaviour quickly and effectively according to the school behaviour policy.
  • To set appropriate tasks and challenges for homework according to the published timetable and to ensure that it is regularly marked with constructive feedback.
  • Actively promote interest in the subject outside the immediate physical and timetabled confines of the department.
  • Actively promote the department within the school community to encourage pupils’ interest in the subject area.
  • Maintain classroom displays and other curriculum materials to create welcoming and stimulating environment.

The ideal candidate will have excellent understanding of effective learning and teaching strategies for MFL. Ability to teach French from Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 3 with German at Key Stage 3. Excellent communication skills and ability to work as part of a team.


Previous Experience Must Include:

  • Evidence of successful teaching to account for the needs of pupils with differing abilities
  • Undergraduate degree with specialism in French and German

Here at Cognita we offer a Competitive Salary with some other benefits:

  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Professional development
  • School fee discount


How to Apply

If this sounds like you, we encourage you to apply by submitting a CV by 8am on Tuesday 23rd May to

Diversity and Inclusion:

We believe having a diverse workforce makes us better, smarter and happier and so welcome applicants from all backgrounds, genders, and races. We have an unwavering commitment to being fair, inclusive and equitable in our recruitment process.

Safeguarding Responsibilities:

  • To comply with safeguarding policies, procedures and code of conduct
  • To demonstrate a personal commitment to safeguarding & student/colleague wellbeing
  • To ensure that safeguarding concerns or incidents are reported appropriately in line with policy
  • To engage in safeguarding training when required

Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.

Cognita is committed to preserving and promoting equality of opportunity in all aspects of the conduct of its business.

No member of staff or any applicant for employment with Cognita will be discriminated against, harassed or victimised because of their personal characteristics. Cognita expects all staff to comply with the letter and the spirit of its policy.


How to Apply

If this sounds like you, we encourage you to apply by submitting a CV by 8am on Tuesday 23rd May to

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