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  • Expected start date

    1 April 2022

  • Application deadline

    28 January 2022 at 8:00am

  • Date listed

    7 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Teacher
Suitable for early career teachers
Subject
Spanish
Working pattern
Part time
4 days per week minimum (to be discussed at interview)
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
MPS/UPS

Job summary

The Malling School is an extremely positive, happy and caring place for young people to learn. Our core school values are ‘Caring, Determined and Reflective’ and these values are embraced by all staff and children. The Malling School is proud to announce that we have been awarded the ‘Character Education Kitemark +’ and have been recognised as a school of character.

Comments made by the assessors when bestowing this award:
“We are delighted to award the Malling School the School of Character Kitemark, a great testament to the school's leadership, staff and pupils”
“Behaviour in the school is generally outstanding and the overall calmness between lessons and in non-supervised areas was striking. Students were confident and assertive but always polite and appreciative of the needs of others”

This is a wonderful time to join the Spanish department which is increasing the uptake of languages across all key stages. The Spanish department continues to enjoy it’s efficient marking, feedback and homework policies that maximize impact on pupil outcomes while respecting staff workload. Subject specific CPD and training is delivered within departments weekly with whole school teaching model training delivered in morning briefings. The Malling School MFL department is participating with training and external collaborative work with national languages experts and outstanding schools.

We can offer you:
• Opportunities to teach your specialist subject to International Baccalaureate Level (KS5)
• Opportunities for accelerated promotion for outstanding teachers
• Extensive and individualised professional development programme
• A new school with outstanding facilities
• Robust behaviour systems
• No formal observations – instead Developmental Learning Walks with ongoing feedback, helping you and your department to continuously develop
• CPD starts as soon as you are appointed
• The opportunity to significantly impact outcomes through contributing to the continued development of an improved Spanish curriculum plan

You will be:
• A teacher of Spanish looking for new and exciting opportunities
• A Spanish NQT/ECT looking to secure an Easter teaching post
• The ability to teach Spanish to KS3 and GCSE is essential, the ability to teach beyond GCSE is preferable.
• Innovative in your approach to teaching, reflective and excited about developing your pedagogy
• Able to achieve excellent examination results for children
• Motivated by a desire to change lives
• A qualified teacher

Desirable:
• A candidate that can also deliver some French teaching at KS3

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and innovative teacher to join a dedicated and supportive department. The successful candidate will be required to teach Spanish to GCSE level.
Please apply via the DfE website. For more information or to arrange an informal visit please contact the HR Department at hr@themallingschool.kent.sch.uk

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1016 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

About The Malling School

The Malling School is an extremely positive, happy and caring place for young people to learn. We are a small stand-alone foundation school and are very proud of our wonderful students and talented staff. We are fully committed to continually developing our teaching at The Malling School. We have no formal lesson observations and a strong open culture of improving our teaching together through regular low stakes developmental learning walks.

Our strategy to improve outcomes for our students is not through short term unsustainable Y11 intervention but through developing our curriculum together and continually reflecting and improving our daily practice in every classroom for every year group.

We have a very strong behaviour for learning policy. Low-level disruption is not tolerated allowing teachers to do what we do best, teach. All staff receive regular informal behaviour for learning training to ensure we are consistent in our application of the policy. Students are very clear around our high expectations of behaviour and attitude in every classroom. The key to the success of the policy is the proactive targeting of poor work ethic and low-level disruption by every teacher. Students that slow down the pace of learning are transferred out of the lesson and collected by our senior leaders. The leadership team ensures that all our improvement strategies are clearly communicated to staff, effectively piloted, evaluated and well thought through. Our key principle when introducing any new initiative is to ensure that there is no unnecessary workload and that it has a high impact on student progress.

We can offer you:

• Opportunities to teach your specialist subject to GCSE, Level 3 BTEC and International Baccalaureate Level

• Opportunities for accelerated promotion for outstanding teachers

• Extensive and individualised professional development program that focusses on both pedagogy and subject knowledge

• A new school with outstanding facilities

• Robust behaviour systems

• No formal observations – instead Developmental Learning Walks with ongoing feedback, helping you and your department to continuously develop

• CPD starts as soon as you are appointed

Arranging a visit to The Malling School

Please contact the school at hr@themallingschool.kent.sch.uk to arrange an informal visit.

School location

Beech Road, West Malling, Kent, ME19 6DH

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