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Language Support Assistant - Japanese - Part-time

Tonbridge Grammar School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-5443-212S
  • Posted:28/09/2022
  • Pay:Currently £25,266 fte (pro rata £2,336) per annum
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:12/10/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/c 10th October 2022

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Language Support Assistant Japanese (part-time) 

Immediate start to August 2023 

4 hours per week, Term Time Only 

Salary: Currently £25,266 fte per annum (pro rata £2,336 per annum)  

We are looking for an inspiring individual who will relish the opportunity to support our students with their learning in Japanese.  

Languages enjoy a central place within our internationally minded curriculum. All students study French and Spanish in Years 7 – 9 alongside Latin. They continue with at least one language to GCSE and as part of the IB Diploma in the Sixth Form, where the importance we place on internationalism is even more highlighted, allowing students to venture further and study Japanese from ab initio level.  

Please send completed application forms to: personnel@tgs.kent.sch.uk  

Closing date for applications: Midday Wednesday 12th October 2022 

Interviews: Week commencing 10th October 2022 

Tonbridge Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education legislation. We reserve the right to interview before the closing date. 

Information about the school

About Tonbridge Grammar School

We are a high achieving selective grammar school with academy status, educating girls between the ages of 11 to 16 and girls and boys in the Sixth Form (1166 students on roll). The School prepares students for GCSEs and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme following the Middle Years Programme in Years 7-9. Our students are encouraged to take part in an extensive range of extracurricular activities.

TGS is situated in Kent ‘the garden of England’, close to Royal Tunbridge Wells. This location is ideal for trips to London and you will also find beautiful countryside on your doorstep. Excellent transport links to both London and the coast.

Ethos and Values

Tonbridge Grammar School is an IBO World School and our ethos and values are closely aligned to those of the International Baccalaureate Organisation with its focus on intercultural awareness, holistic learning and communication.

Benefits of joining our community

There is a collegiality amongst the staff at TGS which creates a working environment that is intellectually stimulating and highly rewarding.

Staff benefits include:

• Two full days of induction and a professional studies programme throughout your first year (teaching staff) • Internationally accredited IB training and MA opportunities (teaching staff) • For NQT’s – Employment form July: phased timetable of teaching and observations, payment over the summer holiday preceding your first year with us • 10 Academy days giving time for team collaboration and meetings • Motivated and talented students who are eager to learn in a calm and positive environment • Teachers’ Pension and Local Government Pension Scheme • Well-being package provided by Schools Advisory Service • Free use of the School gym • Bike to work scheme • Wellbeing package • Organised staff social activities

Ofsted rating is Outstanding (October 2019)

Job Contact Information

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.