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French Teacher - Part-time

St Joseph's Convent Preparatory School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-6041-57T
  • Posted:11/04/2019
  • Pay:M1-M4
  • Start Date:Sep 2019
  • App Close Date:22/04/2019 at 16:00
  • Interviews:W/C 29/03/2019


We are seeking to appoint a French specialist to teach one or two days per week from September 2019.

The post may be held by a qualified teacher or unqualified specialist.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is a committed practitioner and team player
  • Is imaginative, energetic and passionate about working with young children aged three to eleven.
  • Is motivated with high expectations and a commitment to raising standards
  • Has experience of high-quality planning, teaching and assessing in Primary Schools education
  • Hard-working and able to work as part of a supportive and enthusiastic team
  • Is able to promote the School’s Catholic ethos

We can offer the successful candidate:

  • The opportunity to be part of a team in a good school
  • Small classes
  • Happy, caring and motivated children


  • Competent knowledge of French
  • A second language is preferred but not essential
  • Experience working with young children
  • Good behaviour management skills
  • A clear Criminal Record (DBS certificate obtainable by the school)
  • Confidence to deliver lessons to groups of up to 20 primary children with and without a Teaching Assistant
  • Knowledge/training of safeguarding is essential

Applications must be submitted via the Kent Teach website. Informal visits to the school are most welcome. If you would like to visit the school, please contact the school office to make an appointment. Further information can be viewed on www.sjcps.org

St Joseph’s Convent Preparatory School is committed to recruiting with care and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people; we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA barred list for children, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.

Information about the school

As a Catholic school, we are fully committed to the pursuit of excellence in a nurturing, safe, happy environment when children are encouraged to achieve their personal optimum in all areas of school life.

Whilst we pride ourselves in our academic accomplishments, our exceptional curriculum offers a range of life experiences to ensure our children become independent learners who are spiritually, morally, socially and culturally prepared for the ever changing world that awaits them.

Our school community is built on a foundation of mutual respect and trust; we work in partnership with our parents to ensure that every child is equipped with the aspirations, knowledge, skills, confidence and self-esteem to pursue their ambitions and become the best people they can be, living a full and successful life.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Denise Buckley
  • Address:46 Old Road East, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 1NR
  • Telephone: 01474 533012
  • Email: bursar@sjcps.org


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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.