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Teacher of French & Spanish - Full-time

Wilmington Grammar School for Boys, Wilmington

  • Ref:KCC886-5403-147T
  • Posted:13/09/2022
  • Pay:MPS/UPS including London Fringe
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:10/10/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are looking to appoint an energetic, enthusiastic and effective practitioner to join our successful Modern Foreign Languages Department as soon as possible.

The successful candidate will:

  • Inspire students at GCSE and Advanced level. The department currently teaches the AQA course at GCSE and A Level.
  • Enable students to achieve the highest possible standards
  • Work motivationally within a team of staff
  • Develop innovation in teaching and learning
  • Have high levels of emotional literacy in and out of the classroom.
  • Knowledge of and the ability and desire to regularly display contemporary teaching and learning pedagogies.
  • Be a person willing to commit to the ethos and vision of the school including participating in the wider life of the school

Overall Job Purpose

To achieve excellent outcomes for our students through the delivery of inspirational teaching strategies. 

 All teachers are leaders of learning and are committed to delivering the school’s vision and the high ambitions for the school’s future. Their proactive support leads to sustained improvements and raised standards across the organisation, as members of both departments and tutor teams.  They are accountable for specific identified and agreed operational functions within the teams to which they belong and which form part of their day to day work.


Information about the school

Wilmington Grammar School for Boys (often referred to as WGSB) is an extremely considerate school with a wonderful learning environment and atmosphere.

The key focus for ensuring our students gain the best possible education is to provide them with the highest quality teaching within the best learning environments. Continually developing the quality of their teaching and pedagogy is the number one priority for all our staff. The school's senior leadership team prioritises their attention to supporting what is happening day by day in the classroom and there is a relentless focus on continually raising standards and expectations which is equally endorsed and monitored by the school's governing body. The staff and students continually rise to the challenge.

The school is comparatively small with a six form entry in Y7/8 and a five form entry in Y9-11 with a total number of students on roll measuring approximately 1050 including an expanding joint Sixth Form with Wilmington Grammar School for Girls (WGSG). The school’s size and embedded ethos of care and support is the key feature of its reputation in the local community.

WGSB is a member of the Endeavour MAT family of schools, which pride themselves on setting consistently high expectations, securing outstanding outcomes and delivering exceptional standards of teaching and learning for all. Our students are encouraged to develop resilience and are supported to become innovative and thoughtful problem solvers via the Endeavour mindset programme.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Emma Edwards
  • Address:Common Lane, Wilmington, Kent, DA2 7DA
  • Telephone: 01322
  • Email: eedwards@wgsb.co.uk


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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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.