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Teacher Of Modern Foreign Language (French/Spanish) - Full-time

St Augustine Academy, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-4000-122T
  • Posted:03/01/2019
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:Sep 2019
  • App Close Date:24/01/2019 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC


We are looking for an enthusiastic, confident and qualified teacher of French and Spanish. The candidate should be an enthusiastic and flexible teacher who has the drive to create a positive learning environment for all students.


This is a full-time post in a non-selective school 11-16 in Maidstone, which has the added bonus of new buildings to provide an exciting and vibrant environment. We have recently been graded as Ofsted Good in February 2018.


You will be responsible for providing interesting and challenging lessons for students of French and Spanish across Key Stages 3 and 4, with the support of a positive and innovative CPD Team. You will be part of a small, well-resourced department within a supportive and welcoming Chapter. Our students use Studio French and Viva Spanish at both Key Stage 3 and 4, and study GCSE French or Spanish on the AQA specification.


The Academy believes in offering a broad and balanced curriculum, which includes a comprehensive Enrichment Program where students have the opportunity to choose an activity to further their personal interests.  All staff are expected to offer or run an activity.  This role will also include being responsible for the pastoral care of a vertical Mentor group, with students from all years as part of a Chapter-based system. 


This post would be suitable for NQTs and more experienced teachers.  We have a rigorous performance management process which allows for enhanced pay progression.

Please complete the attached application form.   Previous applicants need to apply.

Salary:  Main Pay Scale or Upper Pay Scale

Closing date: 24 January 2019.

Information about the school

St Augustine Academy is an all ability school committed to providing an education that ensures that all students succeed and make the most of the opportunities and experiences available to them. Our core principles are based on developing the gifts and talents of all students, whatever they may be, and guiding them on to a career path to fulfil their aspirations.

Another core foundation of the Academy is our Faith. Our Christian inclusive ethos is encapsulated by our small community Chapter system where every student is known and nurtured. All students have the opportunity to develop their sense of spirituality, morality, self -respect and wellbeing.

We believe that students are engaged and achieve when the environment is both caring and orderly with teaching that fires their imagination and brings learning to life. With a grammar stream, our innovative curriculum and extensive Enrichment programme gives students access to those essential employability skills which future generations will need to succeed.

Vision: ‘believe in more’

St Augustine Academy is a high performing school where every student is known, valued and nurtured. We want to prepare our students to be responsible, enquiring, tolerant and confident members of society who can use their talents and abilities to be successful in a world that is constantly changing.

We are committed to: • Providing an inclusive community based on Christian values • Developing the whole person and inspiring a confident, ‘can do’ attitude • Encouraging individual aptitudes and interests so that students can reach their full potential both academically and personally • Offering high quality CPD to staff to ensure staff and students are as successful as they can be

We have high expectations and believe in: • Excellent behaviour with courtesy and respect for others • The highest levels of attendance and punctuality • The enjoyment of learning whilst expecting hard work from all involved in the Academy.

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.