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Full-Time Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages - Full-time

Leigh Academy Hugh Christie, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-5431-263T
  • Posted:12/02/2024
  • Pay:MPS / UPS
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:18/03/2024 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Immediately after application is received


Full-time Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages – September 2024

Our Modern Foreign Languages Department are currently seeking an inspirational and ambitious teacher of Spanish and/or German to join our successful team.

The successful candidate will join a supportive team, working alongside a well-established and very successful MFL department. The school has a high proportion of students studying EBAC curriculum at KS4. You will be passionate about Languages and have the drive to be part of a forward thinking department, focused on developing exciting and engaging learning experiences.

This position would suit an aspiring teacher of Spanish/German looking for an opportunity to develop their teaching and learning and leadership skills. To have high expectations of their students, strong subject knowledge, resilience, compassion and a keen desire to learn and grow. 

Responsibilities will be negotiable and dependent on your interests and experience and the ability to teach A-Level Spanish/German is desirable, but not essential.

This position would suit an Early Career Teacher, a teacher looking for their first move or an experienced teacher in search of a collaborative and innovative department.

Hugh Christie School will shortly become part of the Leigh Academy Trust and we look forward to exciting times ahead with wonderful opportunities it will bring for our staff and students. Following the academisation, the School will be known as Leigh Academy Hugh Christie. Hugh Christie is a welcoming community with a friendly atmosphere. All staff strive to ensure every child is happy, successful and prepared for adult life.

Please contact Mrs N Riddle for further information on 01732 353544 ext 242 or nriddle@tonbridgefederation.co.uk.

Closing date for applications: 9am Friday 29th March 2024

Salary: MPS/UPS depending on experience. 

Start date: September 2024

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure

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Hugh Christie School

Hugh Christie opened in 1957 as a co-educational school for children of all needs and abilities. Based in Tonbridge with excellent transport links, the school is housed in well maintained buildings on an attractive campus, with excellent facilities.

It is our aim that every child at Hugh Christie is happy, successful and well prepared for adult life. This website provides you with all the important information about how we try to achieve this.

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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.