Deadline is today

  • Job start date

    1 October 2023

  • Closing date

    27 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 February 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 8 Months - 1 October 2023 to 31 May 2024

Actual salary

£16.38 PER HOUR

What skills and experience we're looking for

Under the direction of the Head of Spanish, the language assistant:

  • works on their own with small groups of A Level students to help them develop their speaking skills through oral exam practice and general conversation focused around the A Level topics;
  • works with classroom teachers to help prepare GCSE students for their speaking exam;
  • creates teaching resources to support their work and that of the Spanish department;
  • provides extra support to GCSE and A Level students when required;
  • contributes to extra-curricular activities (e.g. lunchtime clubs) within the department;
  • supports the department in a variety of tasks when required (e.g. administration, marking).

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • the opportunity to join highly successful and collaborative Spanish and French departments with a range of expertise
  • a well-established curriculum with high quality lesson resources available for all key stages
  • a stimulating and creative environment in a school where extra-curricular activities flourish
  • a diverse workplace, with an engaged student and staff community who are currently collaborating on a review of the school’s approach to equality, diversity and inclusion
  • a two-week October half term
  • a caring environment where the work-life balance of teachers is proactively supported by the governors and senior leadership team.
  • a wide range of online paid resources to support teaching and learning
  • numerous other benefits (please see our attached information pack)

Further details about the role

We are looking to appoint a Language Assistant who has the subject knowledge and desire to inspire our extremely engaged, articulate and diverse student body. The school greatly values the contribution that the study of languages brings to its curriculum offer and to the all-round development of the students, helping them flourish as global citizens.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

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About The Tiffin Girls' School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1229 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

The Tiffin Girls’ School, a selective state school and stand-alone Academy, is a vibrant and happy community where the students take centre stage. The school is currently home to 1,231 students, aged between 11 and 18, and as we start our 142nd year, has been providing an education where students can live up to the school’s motto sapere aude - dare to be wise. The school prides itself on encouraging students to aspire to excellence in everything they do, whether that be: academic excellence, a passion and enthusiasm for the creative and performing arts, sporting prowess, or student leadership. A broad and challenging curriculum sits alongside a stimulating and rewarding range of extracurricular activities, many of which are student-led, and these elements of school life combine to develop inquisitive, confident, dynamic and successful young people ready for their future lives as global citizens.

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