69 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    January/ Easter 2024

  • Closing date

    15 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000 - £46,525

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • School: The Whitstable School
  • Permanent, Full Time
  • MPS

Are you new to the profession or looking for a new opportunity to expand your pedagogy in a thriving school? We are looking to appoint a passionate and dedicated teacher of Spanish to join our inspiring and innovative languages department. Each year 70% of our year 10 cohort chose a language to study for their Ebacc pathway. This is due to the exciting way it is taught at Key Stage 3 and student recognition of the value and importance in studying a language. The Whitstable school has a strong vibrant community of staff whereby teaching and learning can flourish in an environment where respect, discipline, and responsibility are steadfastly upheld so all students can learn and grow without unnecessary disruptions.

If you are able to engage students, are passionate about teaching and learning, this could be a fantastic opportunity for you to join the Whitstable team.

Candidates must be able to teach Spanish to KS3 and KS4, with the option to develop KS5.

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack. Applications should be made by Kent Teach and interviews may take place before the allocated date.

What the school offers its staff

This is an excellent opportunity to join our school. In return we offer a stimulating, supporting and rewarding working environment, where all staff are valued and where you will have the opportunity to access a range of excellent professional opportunities to support your progression.

Additional benefits include:

- Excellent on site facilities

- Excellent CPD programme

- Being part of a highly successful Trust

- Local Government Pension Scheme

- Free Employee Assistance Programme

- Ride to Work Scheme

- Employee Referral Recruitment Incentive

- Free parking on site

Further details about the role

We’re happy to discuss any support you may need during your application process as part of our reasonable adjustment approach.

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at or 01795 905989 (option 2).

For further information about the role, visits to the school or an informal discussion, please contact Ms Amboage at marisa.amboage@swale.at or 01227 931300.

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details/application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interview Dates: w/c 19th February 2024

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Applying for the job

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About The Whitstable School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1080 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01227 931300

Arranging a visit to The Whitstable School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email natasha.kingsford@swale.at.

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