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Teacher of French and Spanish - Full-time/Part-time

The Skinners’ Kent Academy Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F32-30-T
  • Posted:08/02/2024
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:26/02/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/c 04 March 2024

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Teacher of French and Spanish

We are seeking an experienced and exceptional Languages practitioner/subject mentor  who has a positive proven track record of impact on Teaching and Learning outcomes, through outstanding teaching and mentoring to support the Wells Language Hub Lead.  This is a temporary contract initially as part of the Language Hub. 

Specific Duties:

  • Teach French and Spanish from KS3 to KS5 to mixed ability classes in various contexts. Ability to teach 2 languages confidently up to KS4 highly desirable. 
  • Commit in providing language learning for ALL students.
  • Model and develop strategies, routines, resources that all Language staff may use as part of a consistent approach to meet the Languages Department needs.
  • Apply and share their skills into everyday practices to help raising standards within our Academy and amongst our Language Hub Partner Schools.
  • Observe, analyse, and focus on specific Teaching and Learning aspects, to then confidently and expertly provide support and guidance for staff, when identifying appropriate next steps.
  • Coach and develop Languages teaching staff.
  • Plan, develop and evaluate relevant and appropriate curriculum maps and sequenced programmes of study.
  • Use Assessment, Tracking, and Target Setting Tools to accurately monitor progress in small steps and inform Teaching and Learning strategies accordingly. 

Responsible to: Assistant Principal (Languages, The Wells Language Hub Lead)

Teachers make the education of their students their first concern, and are accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct.

Teachers act with honesty and integrity, have

strong subject knowledge, keep their knowledge and

skills as teachers up-to-date and are self-critical, forge

positive professional relationships, and work with

parents in the best interests of their students.

We reserve the right to make an appointment before the closing date, so early applications are encouraged.

The Skinners’ Kent Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants are subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check and satisfactory employment references.

Information about the trust

The Trust comprises of Skinners’ Kent Academy and Skinners’ Kent Primary School.

The Academy opened on September 1st 2009. It is an independent, non fee-paying, mixed, all ability school, funded by the DfE and supported fully by its lead sponsor The Skinners’ School, a grammar school for boys and the Skinners’ Company. The Skinners’ Kent Academy Trust is founded on the principles of a culture of high standards and high aspirations, a culture of active participation, an emotionally rich learning environment and an inclusive environment where every child is known and every learner supported.

The main aim of the Academy Trust is to provide the highest quality of education for students, from Reception to Year 11 and the Sixth Form. The Academy Trust aims to raise and reflect aspirations within the local community and provide education, social and economic benefits for all.

We aim to find and develop everything that is exceptional in each child and let it flourish within a framework of high expectations. We intend to motivate and inspire our students to achieve of their very best, to fly high, and to set course on the brightest of futures.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Alison Drury
  • Address:Sandown Park,
    Sandown Park,
    Tunbridge Wells,
    TN2 4PY
  • Telephone: 01892574258
  • Email: hr@skinnerskent.org.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 Education.