Career Opportunity


Foreign Language Assistant - French


Foreign Language Assistant - French
Job Reference
Rochester Grammar School
Closing Date


Employment Type
Weeks Per Year
Rochester Grammar School
Contract Type
Fixed Term

Advert Details

Foreign Language Assistant – French

Start date: September 2021

Contract: Fixed term contract, 12 Hours per a week, term time only £13.77 per hour

Closing Date: 13/06/21

Interview Date: TBC

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We are seeking to appoint a French Language Assistant to assist our students in their studies of French. You will share your passion and inspire the students with your knowledge of the language and culture. 

You will also be responsible for supporting the sixth form students with conversational classes and run a weekly lunch time club. 

The Rochester Grammar School is the best school in Medway for progress

The Rochester Grammar School is part of The Thinking Schools Academy Trust and is not only a school with outstanding outcomes but also has a rich history and inspiring reputation as one of the country's leading state Grammar Schools. 

The RGS is consistently ranked amongst the best state schools in the country and is an International Baccalaureate diploma school.  It was awarded National Teaching School status in March 2012. Teaching at RGS is an inspiring and rewarding experience.

What you will need to succeed: 

  • Committed to supporting students  
  • Excellent interpersonal skills  
  • Effective communicator both orally and in writing French
  • Effective ICT skills  
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills 
  • Understanding of the educational system and current developments 
  • Ability to motivate and to support learning 

We can offer you: 

  • Work with parents who are supportive of our school values and ethos 
  • Vast support network from senior leaders, teachers and other staff within the school and our trust 
  • Reduced membership of a fully-equipped fitness suite and classes located on the site of Holcombe Grammar School 
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas 
  • Onsite parking free of charge 

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a family of schools consisting of both primary and secondary schools across Kent, Hampshire and Plymouth. 


We believe that every young person in our community deserves to have the best opportunities at life regardless of their individual circumstances.

Education is the key to transforming life chances and we support and develop every member of our community to:

  • Think about their Thinking
  • Be their Best self
  • Shape their Success
In this way we transform life chances

Click Here To view our Trust video to gain an insight into The Thinking Schools Academy Trust


What you need to do now:

If you are interested in joining our team of ambitious and dynamic teachers alongside a supportive network of colleagues across our Trust, and are keen to progress your career then please apply today!

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

To arrange an informal conversation about this role please contact Ruth Rivers via email –

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.


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