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Teacher of Mandarin 0.4 FTE - Part-time

Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre, Tenterden

  • Ref:KCC886-5408-870T
  • Posted:11/05/2022
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:30th August 2022
  • App Close Date:22/05/2022 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC

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If you are excited about Languages and teaching our students, we’re keen to hear from you. We are looking for a colleague who can offer Mandarin up to and including GCSE level. 

Our language department currently offers French, German and Mandarin and we are looking to increase our offering to include Spanish in coming years.

To be successful, we will expect you to have:

  • Drive, determination and spirit
  • Organisation skills that allow you to get the most from every student
  • A commitment to delivering outstanding lessons
  • Enthusiasm for passing on your knowledge to young people
  • Communication skills and confidence to deliver teaching and learning
  • An unflappable demeanour
  • The desire to overachieve in an environment that rewards excellence
  • Experience which includes taking a lead and working with colleagues to provide the very best learning outcomes for our students

In return, you will enjoy a unique working environment in the heart of the Weald of Kent, discounts and offers with Kent Rewards and ongoing training and support to help you excel and develop your career as a teacher. All teaching staff are provided with an IT device. There is an independent nursery based on the school site.

Please apply via Kent-Teach.com.  For any queries please contact Lauren Scott-Smith, Human Resources 01580 764222 Ext 2351 or email vacancies@homewood.kent.sch.uk

Closing date: 22nd May 2022 however an early application is encouraged as we review applications as we receive them.

Information about the school

Homewood School & Sixth Form Centre is a mixed 11 – 18 wide ability school with Academy status with 2000 students including 350 in the Sixth Form. We are part of Tenterden Schools’ Trust working in collaboration with local primary schools and nurseries serving the Wealden town of Tenterden and the surrounding villages. The school is situated on the edge of Tenterden and enjoys a large semi-rural site overlooking open countryside. Home Farm Nursery is based in the grounds of Homewood School.

Homewood has excellent facilities for all its students and our specialisms in Performing Arts, Applied Learning and the Rural Dimension underpin our approaches to learning which are designed to raise achievement across the whole student body. We aim to maintain and develop the cultural aspirations of the school community in line with our priorities of “belonging” and “respect” and offer a broad range of curriculum opportunities in all subject areas. This also extends into the local community through partnerships across primary, secondary and higher education sectors as well as non-educational community partners.

Homewood provides a secure and caring learning environment in which all students can flourish and succeed. It is a school renowned for its support for students’ wellbeing. Heads of Community provide academic and pastoral leadership for the students in their Community, supported by dedicated form tutors, a Family Liaison Officer and Assistant Head of Community. A range of other staff including counsellors and a qualified nurse help and support the students through their time at Homewood. Consideration and respect for each other is central to our work and we are justly proud of our students’ achievements.

I hope you will be inspired to submit an application to join us. If you are successful, you can be assured of a very warm welcome and a real opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the young people of this part of Kent.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01580764188

Documents

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).