June 6, 2024
Job Type
Short Summary
One or two roles available – a French and German Teacher(0.5FTE), or a French Teacher (0.3FTE) and a German Teacher (0.2FTE)
Working Pattern
Part Time, Permanent
Closing Date
July 06, 2024


One or two roles available – a French and German Teacher(0.5FTE), or a French Teacher (0.3FTE) and a German Teacher (0.2FTE)

Graded ‘Outstanding’ in its recent OFSTED inspection, Kendrick School is a centre of academic excellence with a track record of high performance and achievement.

Required for September 2024, well-qualified and enthusiastic French and/or German Teacher(s) at this successful 11-18 girls’ grammar school in Reading.

French and German are valued subjects at Kendrick School. All students study both French and German in Years 7-9 and must study one language at GCSE. A number of students study French and German at A-Level and some go on to study a modern language at university. All our staff are subject specialists with a wealth of teaching experience.

The successful applicant(s) must be able to teach French and/or German at KS3. The ability to teach at GCSE and A Level[RR2]  in either language is an advantage but not essential.

Kendrick School is a welcoming, inclusive and happy community, with students who are engaging, cooperative and eager to learn.  Benefits include an Employee Assistance Programme, free car parking, a contributory pension scheme, training and development and use of the swimming pool and sporting facilities.

The Ofsted report in November 2022 stated:

“Pupils’ behaviour is exemplary both in lessons and around the school. They respect and exemplify the values within the school pledge. Pupils love being here. Attendance is high, pupils are punctual, and lessons are free from any low-level disruption”.

“Pupils respond to teachers’ very high expectations. They enthusiastically engage in debate and discussion and immerse themselves in all that the curriculum offers. They become confident independent learners, achieve exceptionally well and are very well prepared to become exemplary citizens”.

Further details and an application form can be downloaded from the school website or obtained by emailing

CVs cannot be accepted as a method of application.

Visits to the school are welcome. Please contact Amanda Emberson-Powney ( to arrange.

Closing date: 9am, Friday 21 June 2024 (early application is advised as we reserve the right to close the application process early if a suitable candidate is identified).

Kendrick School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the Disclosure & Barring Service. Kendrick School is an Equal Opportunity employer.

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