• French
  • Birmingham
  • Job Area: Harborne

Zest Education are currently seeking an experienced Teacher of French to join a secondary school in the Harborne area. This is a full-time position, ideal for someone passionate about teaching French to students across KS3 and KS4. The role is due to commence in September 2024 and will run for a minimum of two terms.


– Plan and deliver engaging and effective French lessons to students at KS3 and KS4.
– Develop lesson plans and instructional materials that cater to the needs of diverse learners.
– Assess and evaluate students’ progress and provide feedback on their performance.
– Create a positive and inclusive classroom environment that fosters learning and promotes student participation.
– Collaborate with colleagues to ensure a cohesive and comprehensive French curriculum.
– Attend staff meetings and professional development sessions as required.
– Maintain accurate records of student attendance, achievements, and behaviour.


– Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent, with a specialism in French.
– Experience teaching French at KS3 and KS4 levels.
– Familiarity with the UK national curriculum and assessment frameworks.
– Strong knowledge of French language and culture.
– Highly organised, with good time management skills.
– Ability to adapt teaching strategies to accommodate different learning styles and abilities.
– Skilled in using technology to enhance teaching and learning.
– Ability to speak a second Modern Foreign Language (i.e. Spanish or German) is desirable.

The School:

The school is known for its high standards of education and commitment to academic excellence. They have a vibrant and diverse student body, fostering an environment that promotes tolerance, respect, and inclusivity. Their staff are dedicated to providing the best possible education and support to students, ensuring they reach their full potential.

If you are interested in this position or want to find out more, email Lucy at lucy@zesteducation.co.uk or ‘apply for job’ at the top of the page to submit your details.

Zest Education are an REC audited agency and are dedicated to safeguarding children. All candidates must hold an enhanced DBS (or allow us to process one for you) and be registered to the DBS Update Service, be able to provide references to cover the last two years and successfully pass all other necessary safeguarding checks prior to clearance for work.

Salary is dependent on experience, training, or qualifications. The minimum experience, training, or qualifications required for this position are recent school-based experience (within the last 5 years within a school that teaches the British Curriculum) and/or care-based experience within the last 5 years.

The role advertised is for temporary supply work.

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