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French (MFL)









£19,000 - £30,000 FTE


10 May 2023


French (MFL)



Are you passionate about teaching French to the next generation? Do you want to make a real difference in the lives of young people? If so, then we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Grad2Teach is currently seeking a Trainee teacher of Modern Foreign Languages with a speciality in French to join our salaried Initial Teacher Training Programme at one of our partner schools in Hertfordshire. The position is starting as soon as possible.

As a Trainee teacher on our programme, you will receive comprehensive training and support to develop your teaching skills and gain valuable classroom experience while completing your PGCE with our partner University, Coventry. 

For this position, you should have an academic background in French, as well as a passion for teaching and a desire to make a positive impact on young people's lives. Experience working with young people in a school setting is desirable.

If you're ready to start your career in teaching French, then we want to hear from you! Apply now to join our salaried Initial Teacher Training Programme and take the first step towards a rewarding and fulfilling career in education.


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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