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School Name Cowley International College
School Address Hard Lane, St Helens, WA10 6PN Tel: 01744 678030
Job Title Teacher of Mandarin
Job reference MTCOWMAY24
Department Children & Young People Services Department
Pay From: 30000 To: 46525
Hours Full Time
Closing date 17 May 2024 (12pm)
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Job Description
Teacher of Mandarin
A TLR allowance may be available for the right candidate.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly successful oversubscribed school. We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, hardworking, conscientious and energetic classroom practitioner who is passionate about Mandarin to join a supportive and well-resourced Modern Foreign Languages department.
Cowley is proud to be part of the prestigious Mandarin Excellence Programme.
You will be part of a team which enforces high standards of behaviour and pushes students to achieve their very best.
The successful candidate will need to demonstrate a love for Mandarin and a commitment to making a difference to the young people of St Helens and surrounding areas.
What we offer our staff
Our staff are our most important asset and their well-being is of utmost importance to us. All our staff, at every stage of their careers, have access to expert support and training. We offer:
• Flexible working opportunities
• Supportive Leadership Team
• ‘TLC’ sessions investing in personal development for all colleagues
• Access to formal qualifications for career progression, e.g. NPQs, apprenticeships
• Teachers’ Pension/Local government pension schemes and recognised continuous service
• Free flu vaccine
• Discounts and online offers at major high street/online retailers
• Staff ‘Golden Ticket’ leave of absence scheme
• Staff get together at the end of term
• 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme offering advice to you and your family around legal, financial, health as well as free counselling
• Cycle to Work scheme
About Cowley International College

Cowley is a high school and Sixth Form College with approximately 1500 students of which 250 are in the Sixth Form.
Cowley is steeped in history and is one of the oldest schools in St Helens, if not the oldest having been founded in 1716.

Cowley is a warm, caring and vibrant community and an exciting place to work – there is always something happening here in our college, whether that be dance shows, sporting events, clubs or special guest talks. When we say to our new students that ‘there is something for everyone’ in terms of extra-curricular, we really mean it! Our extracurricular timetable covers two sides of A4 and whether a students’ interest be chess, reading, science or sport, we will likely have a club for them to join.

Cowley was graded as ‘Good’ by Ofsted in November 2021.
The report states, ‘Pupils, including students in the sixth form, said that Cowley international College is a special place to learn’ and ‘Pupils described their school as a welcoming and friendly community where ‘people smile at one another’.

So, If you would like to join the Cowley family and you feel you have the passion, drive and aspiration to ensure that all learners achieve their potential, please go to the job vacancies section of St Helens Council website and apply online. Alternatively, please apply via TES Teaching Jobs & Education Jobs - Tes Jobs To arrange a time to visit Cowley International College, contact Karen Joinson, PA to the Principal on 01744 678030 or

Cowley is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Section Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure Certificate.

Closing date: 12 noon, 17th May 2024

Cowley International College
Principal: Mr R Cormack
Hard Lane, St Helens, and Merseyside, WA10 6PN Tel: 01744 678030 Visit:
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Mandarin Teacher - JD.pdf
Teacher of Mandarin PS.pdf
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