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Teacher of MFL (Spanish & French/German) - Full-time

Rainham Mark Grammar School, Gillingham

  • Ref:KCC887-5420-320T
  • Posted:04/06/2024
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:16/06/2024 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBA


We are seeking to appoint two Full Time Teachers of MFL (one permanent and one maternity cover position) at Rainham Mark Grammar School.  We are looking for Teachers of Spanish who also have the ability to teach a second language of either French or German. If you are passionate, knowledgeable, and able to share your fascination with Modern Foreign Languages whilst inspiring young people to deepen their understanding of the subject, please read on!     You will be someone who can exhibit a passion for the subject and instil a love of learning and should enjoy working as part of a team and willing to contribute and share ideas within the department to improve the standard of education at RMGS.   If you would like to join a successful and well-resourced department, teaching intellectually curious and academically ambitious students, then this is the school for you!  Previous experience within a selective school is not necessary and newly qualified or experienced teachers are welcome to apply.

What we are looking for:

  • Graduates with Qualified Teacher Status or equivalent
  • A commitment to inclusive education and equality of opportunity
  • Enthusiastic, flexible, imaginative and forward thing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Dedication to educating and empowering students
  • Firm commitment to continuous professional development

Benefits of Working for Rainham Mark Education Trust:

  • Free Private Healthcare Cover - Benenden Healthcare
  • Free Health Checks
  • Free Flu Jabs
  • Free school lunch daily (from September 2024)
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • High quality CPD opportunities
  • Discounted gym membership at Avenue Tennis, Gillingham
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders
  • Onsite free parking
  • A Trust committed to achieving a healthy work/life balance

If this challenge excites you, please apply via My New Term.

Closing date: 16th June at midnight

Interview date: TBC

This vacancy will close on or before the specified closing date depending on the volume of suitable applicants. If you have not heard from us within 21 days of the closing date, please assume that you have not been short listed on this occasion. We wish to stress that no discourtesy is intended in following such a procedure, and you should not let this deter you from future applications. 

RMGS is committed to the protection and safety of its students, is an Equal Opportunities employer, we recognise the benefits of a diverse workforce. We are committed to eradicating discrimination in the workplace, becoming an employer of choice, for all staff to believe that they have a voice and be empowered to make a difference.

Information about the school

Rainham Mark Grammar School provides an enriching co-educational experience where students are nurtured to develop their leadership skills and creativity. We are a school for every academically able young person regardless of social-economic background, ethnicity, or gender, with additional support and bursaries where they are needed. Our success is based on our high expectations. Our students and staff are motivated; they inspire and challenge each other to be the best version of themselves. We believe our students are simply the best of their generation, it is a privilege to work with them. Rainham Mark Grammar School is a happy place to learn and to grow, we encourage you to visit and experience our community.

Our school was judged “Good” by Ofsted in 2022 but we are firmly of the belief that we have the potential to be exceptional. There is much to achieve in an ever-changing education landscape.

Rainham Mark Education Trust is a family of three Academies in Medway, compromising of Rainham Mark Grammar School - Ofsted ‘Good’ May 2022, Riverside Primary School and Nursery - Ofsted ‘Good’ November 2019 and Twydall Primary School and Nursery - Ofsted ‘Good’ May 2023.

The core purpose of the Trust is to cultivate wisdom, character and strength in students so they can understand, celebrate and shape the world in which they live.

Together, our ambitions for the children in our local community continue to build on current success, and raise the bar further, such that the life chances of each child in our care are maximised through a deeply inclusive education, routinely high expectations, and a range of opportunities that seek to embed a love of learning.

Rainham Mark Education Trust (RMET) is in a very exciting stage of its development, having recently realigned and strengthened our central team, relaunched our vision and established an ambitious future strategy.

The benefits of working for us include:

  • Support from a network of senior leaders and teachers within the school and our Trust

  • Regular planned opportunities to collaborate and share best practice within the Trust

  • Working with a team of friendly, dedicated and hardworking staff and Trustees

  • An outstanding offer of CPD opportunities

  • A sharp focus on staff well-being including Health Care provision

Rainham Mark Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We implement a robust recruitment process across the Trust that aligns with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidelines. The recruitment process involves conducting online checks on shortlisted candidates and all employment offers are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Scheme, medical, confirmation of qualifications, experience checks and satisfactory references.

Our Trust upholds equality, inclusion and diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. We are committed to nurturing a supportive work environment where each individual is respected, appreciated and welcomed. We also support applications for flexible work arrangements.

After the closing date for this post a panel will conduct the shortlisting process. You will be selected for interview based entirely on the contents of your application form. It is therefore important that you fully read the Job Description and Person Specification prior to completing your form. After the shortlisting process has been completed candidates who have been selected for interview will be informed and provided with full details of the interview programme. If you have not heard from us within 10 working days of the closing date for this post, you have, on this occasion, unfortunately been unsuccessful.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:RMET HR Department
  • Address:Pump Lane, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 7AJ
  • Telephone: 01634 623461
  • Email: recruitment@rmgs.org.uk


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 Education.