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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Part time: Flexible working during term time. 12 hours per week.

Contract type


Actual salary

Range 2 (ISN11-15) FTE £24,879-£26,961 / pro rata £5,971-£6,471 pro rata

What skills and experience we're looking for



Maths and English to at least GCSE Grade C/5 or equivalent

Graduate status or equivalent (desirable)


Experience in working within a school environment (desirable)

Fluent German Speaker

Experience of working with young people (desirable)


The ability to work as part of a team

The ability to work independently, use initiative but take direction

Excellent communication skills (oral and written)

Excellent interpersonal skills

High attention to detail and high level of accuracy

A personal commitment to professional development and the updating of job related skills (desirable)

Working to tight deadlines

Sense of humour (desirable)

What the school offers its staff


Chesham Grammar School is one of the largest employers in the town of Chesham. We know that our staff are our most important resource and we try to do all we can to look after them. Our vision is for everyone at CGS to enjoy, achieve and belong. This applies to staff as much as to our students.

  • Engaging, highly motivated and able students
  • High staff retention
  • Staff social events
  • London Fringe Allowance
  • Long service awards
  • Preferential admission for qualified children of school staff
  • Access to the generous Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
  • A comprehensive induction programme for new staff
  • Strong commitment to ongoing staff CPD, including support for NPQs
  • Free on-site parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Subsidised gym membership at Chesham Leisure Centre (next door to the school)

Further details about the role

We are seeking a German language assistant to provide support to our German teaching staff. The successful candidate will be a native speaker with excellent language skills, both written and oral and be able to communicate effectively with both students and staff.

This role is flexible to a certain extent and can be undertaken around other personal commitments.

Commitment to safeguarding

Red Kite Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment.

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About Chesham Grammar School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1313 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01494 782854

Chesham Grammar School is a co-educational grammar school in Buckinghamshire. There is a county-wide selection to secondary school at 11+ and there are 13 grammar schools within the county, five of which are co-educational.

Our intake is drawn from a very wide geographical area. The majority of students come from the Chiltern and South Bucks area of Buckinghamshire but we also have students who travel from Hertfordshire and from towns on the Metropolitan Line such as Harrow and Uxbridge.

Arranging a visit to Chesham Grammar School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@redkiteschoolstrust.org.

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