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Teacher Of Modern Foreign Languages - Full-time/Part-time

The Sittingbourne School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-4002-343T
  • Posted:03/09/2019
  • Pay:MPS/UPS plus possible TLR for the right candidate
  • Start Date:January 2020 or sooner
  • App Close Date:20/09/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


MPS/UPS with possible TLR for subject lead

Permanent  - Full time/Part time

January 2020 or sooner

Are you passionate about Modern Languages?

Are you new to the profession or looking for a fresh challenge? 

We can offer you:

  • A supportive department where pupils achieve exceptionally well;
  • Pupils who enjoy learning in a dynamic and exciting school;
  • An excellent CPD programme;
  • The support and opportunities associated with a highly successful trust.

We are looking for candidates who –

  • are able to teach French to at least KS4 with the ability to offer an additional language;
  • hold a high quality degree in Modern Languages; or who are native speakers with a high quality degree in another specialism;
  • are able to implement and deliver an inspiring curriculum in a vibrant learning environment;
  • have high expectations and aspirations for all pupils;
  • are committed to our vision to ensure pupil well-being and good progress is at the heart of everything we do.

We would be willing to consider applicants with relevant experience who may not hold QTS but have a commitment to achieve this.

The Sittingbourne School is a large non-selective school, judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted in November 2017.

Ofsted – ‘Teachers have high expectations of their pupils and expect all pupils to give of their best.

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

Applications should be made via Kent Teach.  Please note, we cannot accept CVs without an application form. 

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details/application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interested applicants are welcome to contact Jenni van Deelen at the school for an informal discussion regarding the post (Abigail.dengate@swale.at)

Closing Date:  20th September 2019 at 12 noon

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure on all applicants

Contact details:

The Sittingbourne School
Swanstree Avenue
Kent   ME10 4NL

Telephone: 01795 472449

e mail:  HR@swale.at

Headteacher: Ms Y Peden

Information about the school

The Sittingbourne School is a large non-selective school and was judged by Ofsted in November 2017 as a ‘Good’ school.

We believe that all learners need to feel safe and secure in school in order for them to reach their full potential. We have established a culture of respect for each other and pride in academic achievement for all learners.

We offer our students a very broad curriculum, placing value on the arts and vocational subjects in addition to core and Ebacc subjects. Our objective is to ensure success for every student so that when they leave us they are well rounded, confident individuals, well equipped to take their place in the work place or further education. We are very proud of the culture and ethos that exists in the school which is continually evolving and developing to ensure that all students benefit from our extensive systems of support.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Ms Yvette Peden
  • Address:Swanstree Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 4NL
  • Telephone: 01795 472449
  • Email: HR@swale.at

Fax: 01795 470332


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.