• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    7 May 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • Date listed

    28 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subjects
French, Spanish
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
MPS/UPS

Job summary

Plans for the Department

The Howard School is seeking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic linguist to teach Spanish (the ability to teach French as an additional language at Key Stage 3 would be advantageous) who is committed to excellence from September 2021.

The successful applicant would teach KS3 to KS5. The successful candidate will be a creative and dynamic practitioner who will be able to contribute to the development of our thriving MFL Department and help drive forward our agenda of continuous improvement.

The MFL Department is a busy and cohesive department who work together to achieve the best for students and we are looking for a member of staff to play an active role in raising the profile of the MFL Department. This supportive environment is reflected across the school.
This is an exciting time to join The Howard with a number of significant changes planned for the near future that will support our move towards excellence. If you are an imaginative and energetic practitioner and want to make a difference to the life-chances of all the students in your care then this could be the post for you.

What we offer you?

As a school we are determined to ensure The Howard is the best school in Medway and beyond in which to teach, work and develop. Our success has been built on the commitment, professionalism and aspirations of our staff.

The successful candidate will be someone who is genuinely passionate about teaching. In return, we can promise an investment in you and your future, offering a competitive remuneration package, providing first class professional development and career opportunities. Our contact time allocations are generous. We endeavour to work under statutory maximums where we are able to.

We value our teachers and actively support their professional development, and have redesigned our working week to place even greater emphasis on staff development. You will have access to on-going professional development including National College accredited courses. If you are looking to extend your experience and would be interested in joining our team, we would be delighted to hear from you.

Health and Wellbeing

We care about our staff's health and wellbeing and offer:

• an employee assistance programme
• flu jabs
• health checks
• discounted gym membership
• Fit Fridays
• wellbeing afternoons.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1485 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact email
steachen@thatrust.org.uk
Contact phone number
01634265771

About The Howard School

As a school, our local and national reputation where our outcomes challenge the stereotypical view of underachievement in young men continues to grow, as does the perception that we hold to traditional values in standards of behaviour and uniform. We are an innovative and creative school, responding to the ever-changing needs of our students and the demands from higher education and employers. We have implemented a number of exciting changes in recent years to support our drive towards excellence.

The Howard School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. References will be requested prior to interview for those candidates short-listed. The successful candidate will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

We reserve the right to alter our interview dates and close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. Applicants should apply via our online application process via TES online www@tes.com.

The Howard Academy Trust Limited is an equal opportunities employer.

Do you want to come and work for a dynamic innovative team? Could this be the role for you?

Arranging a visit to The Howard School

Please call Sharon Teachen, HR Manager - 01634 265771

School location

Derwent Way, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 0BX

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