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Teacher of Mandarin 0.4Fte - Part-time

Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre, Tenterden

  • Ref:KCC886-5408-959T
  • Posted:30/11/2022
  • Pay:MPR/UPR
  • Start Date:January 2023
  • App Close Date:10/12/2022 at 23:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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Teacher of Mandarin 0.4FTE

Required January 2023

                                               

If you’re 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 A level and Pre-U.  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

 With our ethos of ‘Learning, Respect and Belonging’, we have high aspirations for everyone and expect everyone to contribute positively to the school by working hard and participating in school activities.  We treat everyone as an individual and value personal strengths and qualities.  Homewood School is part of Tenterden Schools’ Trust working in collaboration with local primary schools serving the beautiful Wealden town of Tenterden and the surrounding villages.  All teaching staff are provided with an IT device and there is also a nursery based on the school site which offers discounts to Homewood Staff.

 It’s a competitive market out there and we want to know what it is that makes you the one we can invest in.  Detail your successes in your covering letter and get us excited about you.

 We are not accepting applications from employment agencies for this position but would be delighted to receive a direct application.

 For any queries, please contact Karen Nicholls, Human Resources 01580 764222 Ext 2246 or email vacancies@homewood.kent.sch.uk.

 

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

  • Name:Sam Stevens
  • Address:Homewood School And Sixth Form Cent, Ashford Road, Tenterden, Kent, TN30 6LT
  • Telephone: 01580764222
  • Email: s.stevens@homewood.kent.sch.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.