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Foreign Language Assistant - French or Spanish

Summary

Description
Foreign Language Assistant - French or Spanish
Job Reference
0000000429
Location
Holcombe Grammar School
Closing Date
25/07/2021

Details

Employment Type
Support
Hours
12
Weeks Per Year
38
Location
Holcombe Grammar School
Contract Type
Fixed Term

Advert Details

Foreign Language Assistant – French or Spanish

Start date: 1st September 2021

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

Closing Date: 25/07/21

Interview Date: TBC

 

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We are seeking to appoint a Spanish or French Language Assistant to assist our students in their studies of Spanish/ 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. 

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Holcombe Grammar School delivers an inspiring curriculum…appropriately adapted to the needs, abilities and interests of all pupils. A range of extra-curricular activities further promotes personal development and welfare– Ofsted 2018

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Holcombe Grammar School is part of The Thinking Schools Academy Trust. We are a selective 11-18 boys’ school with a large and growing mixed Sixth Form. At Holcombe Grammar School our aim is that students develop into successful, well rounded, confident young people who are equipped with the academic and life skills necessary to thrive in the modern world.

Every individual at Holcombe Grammar School is encouraged to achieve their personal best and there is an emphasis on celebrating student progress as well as outright attainment. At the heart of the school is our MET agenda – Mastery, Endeavour, Thinking. By using the ‘Thinking’ skills that are developed from Year 7, and through constant ‘Endeavour’, our students go on to develop ‘Mastery’ of their studies.  Whilst many students go on to achieve places at Oxford, Cambridge and other Russell Group universities, we celebrate the achievements of all students. The vast majority of our students go on to top universities at the end of the Sixth Form.

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What you will need to succeed: 

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

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What you need to do now:

If you are interested in working at our school, benefitting from 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.

We strongly encourage any teachers who may be interested in working at our school to contact Wendy Tanner- w.tanner@tsatrust.org.uk to arrange an informal conversation about the role with our hiring manager. 

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.

Documents

The following documents are available relating to this vacancy:

HGS FLA JD.pdf

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