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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    20 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR 2.3 (£7,368)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a Spanish Teacher with an excellent track record of examination success to lead the introduction of Spanish at GCSE and A-level in our fantastic school. This newly-created post presents an opportunity for an experienced colleague to move up to Subject Leadership level, working with a highly-experienced overall Subject Leader for Modern Foreign Languages.

To support the appointee to this role, it is our firm intention to support a place on the NPQML (National Professional Qualification for Middle Leadership) course for the successful candidate, or for a candidate who has already completed NPQML, the future opportunity to complete NPQSL.

We are an excellent school with a secure track record of dynamic and enthusiastic teaching and learning. Our results have frequently placed us as one of the highest-performing schools in Kent and the best non-selective school in Maidstone, from Department of Education data. We are seeking an enthusiastic Head of Spanish whose primary focus will be teaching Spanish to all levels: Key Stage 3, 4 and 5. The ability to offer French at KS3 would be beneficial.

•Teach the subject as required at all levels.

  • Contribute to the Department’s bank of resources for the teaching of the subject and assist in the production of materials which take into account students of all abilities and levels.
  • Contribute to the drawing up, evaluation and reviewing of schemes of work in relation to relevant Key Stages.
  • Plan and evaluate work in accordance with departmental policy.
  • Provide team teaching support in class as required.

What the school offers its staff

Benefits of working at St Simon Stock:

Well behaved students who are keen to learn.

A supportive and caring working environment for staff and students.

Dedicated and bespoke CPD time for all staff.

Access to Kent Rewards Scheme.

Employee Assistance Programme.

Our Offer: We create an environment where our staff can thrive and enjoy the work that they do which enables our young people to flourish, gain confidence, achieve and be happy. We have a reputation for being a very caring environment and we have a great record for investing in staff training and development.

Commitment to safeguarding

St Simon Stock Catholic School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and this position is subject to satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer.
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About St Simon Stock Catholic School

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1131 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Email address
Phone number
01622 754551

St Simon Stock Catholic School is a Catholic secondary school located in Maidstone, Kent and part of the Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership (KCSP). This multi-academy trust (MAT), established by the Archdiocese of Southwark for Catholic education across Kent, currently comprises of 25 academies (20 primary and 5 secondary schools). St Simon Stock is an over-subscribed, co-educational, high achieving school with a long tradition of academic success. We have over 1100 students on roll, including over 200 in Sixth Form and a staff of almost 100. We value all our students equally and welcome the wide variety of cultures and experiences they bring to our school. By modelling exemplary behaviour towards each other, carrying out service to others in school, at home and in the wider community, students develop a strong work ethic and sense of personal achievement helping them to take their place in the wider world. We are rated by Ofsted as a Good Provider and in our last denominational inspection we were graded as Outstanding.

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