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Modern Foreign Languages









£19,000 - £30,000 FTE


21 October 2023


Modern Foreign Languages


Are you enthusiastic about imparting your knowledge of French to the next generation? Are you determined to leave a lasting impact on the lives of young individuals? If so, we have an exciting opportunity just for you!

At Grad2Teach, we are currently searching for a Trainee Teacher specialising in French as part of our Salaried Teacher Training Programme. This programme offers a unique chance to join one of our partner schools in Birmingham.

As a Trainee Teacher on our programme, you will undergo comprehensive training and receive ongoing support to nurture and enhance your teaching skills. You will also gain invaluable classroom experience while pursuing your PGCE at our esteemed partner University, Coventry.

To qualify for this position, it is essential to have an academic background in French, alongside an unwavering passion for teaching and a genuine desire to make a positive impact on the lives of young people. Previous experience working with students in a school environment would be advantageous.

If you are ready to embark on a fulfilling career in teaching French, we want to hear from you! Take the first step towards a rewarding journey in education by applying now!


To be eligible for this programme you must meet the following requirements:

  • Have determination, resilience and a patient, caring attitude.

  • Have a relevant, university degree with a minimum of a 2:2 classification.

  • Have the confidence and ability to lead the class.

  • Be able to demonstrate your resilience.

  • Be able to train across all key stages to broaden your skillset


Why choose Grad2Teach as your salaried teacher training course?

As a trainee on Grad2Teach’s salaried teacher training programme, you will receive high-quality, CPD-accredited training. All your training is led by experienced school leaders, including coaching and mentoring.  Grad2Teach will ensure you meet the Teachers’ Standards throughout the salaried teacher training programme.

With Grad2Teach you will work to complete a one- or two-year course, achieving a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE). You will gain experience working in at least two schools whilst on our salaried teacher training course.

Upon passing Phase 2 of Grad2Teach’s salaried teacher training programme, you will have completed your PGCE and be a qualified teacher with QTS.

In Training Phase 1, you will

  • Receive Grad2Teach-funded training while you work on our 39-week, school-based, salaried teacher training programme

  • Gain invaluable insight into classroom management and teaching practice

  • Receive 24/7 support from our friendly team

  • Receive three Quality Assessment observations from one of our trainers in your employer school

  • Develop an understanding of what it means to be a great teacher

In Training Phase 2, you will

  • Attend 6 training days with our partner university

  • Complete 3 written assessments reflecting on your experience and what you’ve learned so far

  • Cover up to 90% of a teaching timetable within a classroom

  • Work under a dedicated learning mentor who will guide and advise you along your journey

  • Experience two contrasting school placements, allowing you to broaden your experience

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