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Teacher of MFL (Spanish/French)
  • Employer: Skills for Life Trust
  • Reference: GA/22/216017
  • Published: Thu 17/11/2022, 11:18 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 16/12/2022, 16:03 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: MPS/UPS + £2,000 Joining Bonus
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Chatham, Kent , Kent

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Teacher of MFL (Spanish/French)

Teacher of MFL (Spanish/French)

Required: January/Easter 2023

Salary: MPS/UPS

Plus a one off joining bonus of £2,000, paid in twelve monthly instalments

Hours: Full time, permanent

Location: Greenacre Academy, Chatham

Are you an enthusiastic and motivational Teacher of MFL? If so read on!

Greenacre Academy are looking for an enthusiastic and talented Teacher of MFL for January 2023. You will need to be motivational and someone who can inspire and excite students in their learning.  The successful candidate should be able to translate their knowledge and information into lessons that inspire the students and enable them to understand and explore the language.  You will be eager to build a rapport with our students and motivate them in the subject.  We are committed to ensuring that all our students make excellent progress regardless of their starting points and we work hard to ensure that all our students achieve their highest grades possible.

Candidates must be able to teach French to KS3 level. We are also interested in candidates who can teach up to KS4, including Spanish.

Greenacre Academy is a single sex secondary boys school in Chatham and part of the Skills for Life Trust. The Trust have developed a set of core values for staff which are promoted, encouraged and led by our CEO, Mr Andy Reese. The values help to ensure staff have a healthy work-life balance, are recognised and praised for their work, and are empowered to make decisions.  As part of the Skills for Life Trust you will be involved in collaborative working across the primary and secondary settings.

Amongst the many benefits of working within the Trust you will receive;

  • Skills for Life Trust values
  • Free Private Healthcare Cover
  • Care First – Employee Assistance Programme
  • Personal development and promotion opportunities across the Trust
  • Trust wide focus on staff wellbeing
  • A supportive environment
  • Free Flu Vaccination
  • Flexible working
  • Timetabled and purposeful CPD
  • Secure car parking
  • Laptop and technical support
  • Access to the National College*

*The National College provides engaging CPD in a high quality video format on the latest practice, policy and research, working with some of the leading experts in education.

Please check out this video for more information about Greenacre Academy:

If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please call the HR Department on 01634 861596 ext: 337 or email who can arrange this for you.

In accordance with the statutory guidance laid out in Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 para 221 we will undertake an online search on shortlisted candidates as part of the due diligence checks. These searches are necessary for the Trust to meet its statutory/ safeguarding obligations and to uphold the reputation of the Trust.  

The online searches the Trust may carry out includes searches of internet search engines, websites and social media platforms. Applicants are not required to provide account passwords or grant the school access to private social media accounts.  

In carrying out online searches, the Trust will be looking for publicly available information about the applicant that may be relevant to their suitability to work with children and/or may have an impact on the Trust’s reputation.           

Where possible, this check will be conducted by someone not involved with the interview process. Any pertinent information found will be passed to the interview panel and may be discussed with the candidate at interview stage.  

The information generated from online searches, notes of the shortlisting panel and details of the scoring will be retained for six months from the appointment date in line with the Trust’s document retention schedule. Documents will be securely disposed of.

Closing Date: 16th December 2022.  We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applicants.