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Teacher of MFL French And/Or German - Full-time

The Lenham School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-4015-200T
  • Posted:30/01/2023
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:Easter or September
  • App Close Date:10/02/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:tbc




CLOSING DATE: MIDDAY, friday 10 february 2023


Are you looking for a new challenge in your teaching career?

We are looking for someone who: 

  • Strives for academic excellence
  • Has a creative and aspirational vision for teaching Modern Foreign Languages
  • Relishes the opportunity to join a dynamic team and to inspire and support colleagues and students
  • Is committed to providing an exciting range of opportunities for students 
  • Has ambition to move quickly to the next level in their career progression
  • Believes that every student can learn, achieve, and thrive

The Lenham School is an OFSTED GOOD school with an exciting opportunity to build on the achievements of our successful Languages Department. The successful candidate will be well-qualified to teach French and/or German to all key stages. Please see the attached Job Description for full details of the role.

Drive and passion will be essential prerequisites for a successful application.

We are a dedicated, collaborative team of professionals who enjoy welcoming new staff, new ideas and fresh input. Opportunities, including career progression, are actively sought for all staff across the school. Collaboration with like-minded colleagues across the Multi-Academy Trust (VIAT) is set up to provide networking, support, quality assurance and friendship.

If you would like to have an informal discussion about the post, please contact Mrs Hannah Welch by email on recruitment@thelenham.viat.org.uk providing a telephone number on which we can contact you.

The closing date is 12 noon on Friday 10 February. However, please note the Trust has the right to appoint at any point before the closing date.

Please submit completed applications to recruitment@thelenham.viat.org.uk

The Lenham School is an equal opportunities employer. Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   All Posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. 

A copy of our school's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Information about the school

The Lenham School is a mixed secondary school, with a growing Sixth Form, in the heart of the community. The school is determined to deliver outstanding progress and outcomes for students, who are encouraged to thrive as part of a cohesive and tolerant community with the highest possible aspirations for themselves and others.

Students at The Lenham School experience a high quality ‘Mastery Curriculum’ and students and staff access extensive digital resources using their individual mobile devices. The curriculum provides personalised learning pathways and student progress is monitored using a Mastery Assessment system.

The school benefits from a state-of-the-art Science block and a large outdoor space, with a range of sports facilities.

The Lenham School is proud to have achieved the Wellbeing Award.

Job Contact Information


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.