Primary Teacher – Potential Vacancy

CFBL is looking for a Primary Teacher (English native speaker) starting september 2024

Contract type: Full time, Permanent
Start date: 29th August 2024
Age group: Primary

Housed in a listed Victorian building in the heart of London, Ofsted Outstanding-rated CFBL hosts 700 students from Nursery to Year 10 in a warm and welcoming environment. With over 35 nationalities represented in the student body, and a particular emphasis on languages and multicultural learning, CFBL promotes openness, tolerance and flexibility, and help students become citizens of the world.

Our co-educational, bilingual teaching is based on an enhanced version of the French curriculum, which fosters academic excellence and promotes the personal development of the pupils while preparing them for whatever they choose to do next, whether they decide to take the French baccalaureate, IB, A Levels or prefer another stream.

Our staff members come from a wide range of backgrounds and nationalities, bringing fresh perspectives and cultural enrichment to the learning experience, and helping to spark new ideas and foster creative collaborations. We believe that children can learn about the world inside and outside the classroom, and encourage projects and trips to develop their confidence and self-esteem. So if you’re passionate about education, open to the world and brimming with exciting ideas, we’d love to have you on board.

The role :
A full-time teaching role is 26 periods/week contact time + 2 hours concertation with your French counterpart.

As a Primary teacher, you will:

  • Teach two classes of primary pupils in English (half-time in each class, in collaboration with a French-speaking teacher)
  • Deliver instruction that supports different profiles of learners in accordance with the French National curriculum and our English supplementary program.
  • Collaborate closely with your French counterpart to ensure that pupils have a comprehensive and varied learning experience
  • Assess pupils and complete academic assessment materials.
  • Participate in institutional, pedagogical and pupils’ follow-up meetings.
  • Establish regular communication with parents, colleagues, and the management team to ensure pupils follow-up.
  • Work as a team with other teachers, English coordinators and management to initiate or participate in the school projects.
  • Participate in the school life and its influence during open mornings, sports days, outings and events organised by the CFBL

The ideal candidate :

  • Has QTS / teaching qualification and ideally, experience of the French education system and curriculum
  • Is passionate about education and knows how to adapt their teaching and pedagogy to the different students’ profiles (SEN, beginner in English…)
  • Is confident in using educational ICT tools
  • Has strong interpersonal skills, can build relationships and collaborate with the French counterpart,
  • Is able to work in a team and lead projects
  • Is committed to their ongoing professional development
  • Embraces developments and innovations in teaching and learning
  • Is interested in the welfare and pastoral wellbeing of young people
  • Is enthusiastic and positive
  • has a strong Safeguarding culture

Salary and benefits
The school offers a generous compensation and benefits package, including:

  • Salary: very competitive and depending on experience
  • 16 weeks’ holiday (schools holidays as set by the French embassy)
  • Competitive employer pension contribution (8% defined contribution)
  • Up to £2,000 flexible benefits to use on transportation, travel, childcare, big purchases…
  • Free lunch daily (cooked on the premises)
  • High-quality professional learning throughout your career with us
  • Perkbox scheme (discounts at a wide range of retailers)
  • Bike-to-work scheme and season ticket loan
  • School fees remission
  • Family friendly policies (such as enhanced maternity pay and paternal leave)
  • French / English lessons for staff members
  • Life Insurance & Income protection
  • Health Cash Plan (opt-in)


Safeguarding and welfare
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Right to work in the UK
The EU’s free movement rules no longer apply in the UK. European Economic Area (‹ EEA ›) nationals must be granted immigration permission to live and work in the UK. There are numerous requirements that employers sponsoring individuals under the Skilled Worker route must meet. Please let us know in your application if you would need us to support your application for a visa.

How to apply :
Please send your CV and cover letter to (stating PE2024 in the subject line) by 7th April 2024.

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