Teacher of Spanish and French (PART TIME)

(Opportunity of an additional responsibility within the Subject Team)
Teacher of Spanish & French (Part-time 0.8 fte)
Required for January 2019 - fixed term until August 2020

We are looking for an inspiring individual to teach Spanish and French to our highly motivated students. You should be a good Honours graduate, with a love of languages and be able to teach Spanish to Higher Level in the Sixth Form and French to GCSE. There is also the opportunity of an additional responsibility within the Subject Team for a candidate with suitable experience.

Languages enjoy a central place within our internationally minded curriculum.  All students study Spanish and French in Years 7 – 9 alongside Latin. They continue with at least one language to GCSE and as part of the IB Diploma in the Sixth Form.  Students in Years 7–11 and in our co-ed sixth form become increasingly independent learners as they progress through the School and achieve excellent outcomes at GCSE and in the internationally recognised IB Diploma.  Experience of teaching the IB is not essential. Training will be offered as required.

The School offers an extensive professional development programme for all staff supporting; induction, leadership development and well-being.

Please send completed application forms to: personnel@tgs.kent.sch.uk
An application form can be downloaded
here
A job profile can be downloaded
here

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 27th November 2018

Interviews: Week commencing 3rd December 2018

Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome. Tonbridge Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We reserve the right to interview before the closing date.

Teacher of Spanish and French (FULL TIME)

(Opportunity of an additional responsibility within the Subject Team)
Required January 2019

We are looking for an inspiring individual to teach Spanish and French to our highly motivated students. You should be a good Honours graduate, with a love of languages and be able to teach Spanish to Higher Level in the Sixth Form and French to GCSE. There is also the opportunity of an additional responsibility within the Subject Team for a candidate with suitable experience.

Languages enjoy a central place within our internationally minded curriculum.  All students study Spanish and French in Years 7 – 9 alongside Latin. They continue with at least one language to GCSE and as part of the IB Diploma in the Sixth Form.  Students in Years 7–11 and in our co-ed sixth form become increasingly independent learners as they progress through the School and achieve excellent outcomes at GCSE and in the internationally recognised IB Diploma.  Experience of teaching the IB is not essential. Training will be offered as required.

The School offers an extensive professional development programme for all staff supporting; induction, leadership development and well-being.

Please send completed application forms to: personnel@tgs.kent.sch.uk
An application form can be downloaded
here
A job profile can be downloaded
here

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 27th November 2018

Interviews: Week commencing 3rd December 2018

Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome. Tonbridge Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We reserve the right to interview before the closing date.

Facilities & Estates Maintenance and Supervision Person - Temporary or Permanent Position

Salary: £16,242 to £17,925
28 days holiday including bank holidays

An enthusiastic maintenance person is sought to work as part of the team responsible for the day-to-day security, safety, cleanliness and general maintenance of the school estate and associated facilities in order to ensure the school environment is safe and fit for purpose; maintaining a high quality teaching and learning environment for users.

Key responsibilities include:

  • To carry out security procedures across the School estate including the routine and non-routine opening and closing of the School estate;
  • To maintain the School’s health and safety compliance systems including regular water testing and flushing, emergency light and fire alarm tests maintaining registers as required and to report any Health and Safety breaches to the Facilities and Estates Manager;
  • To support internal school events by preparing facilities, setting up IT and configuring rooms as required;
  • To support external events (commercial lettings) by preparing facilities, setting up IT and configuring rooms as required;
  • Report any defects of the estates, furniture, fittings and equipment to the Facilities and Estates Manager;
  • To undertake ad hoc urgent repairs including water leaks, repairs of doors, windows and furniture and cleaning up after breakages and spillages;

The successful candidate will be offered an annualised hours contract, consisting of 37 core hours across a 5-day (Monday to Saturday) shift pattern, including early morning and evening shifts. Duty times will vary according the rota, but will include some early starts, evening work and occasional Saturdays. 

An application form can be downloaded here
A job profile can be downloaded here
Please email completed applications to: personnel@tgs.kent.sch.uk
Closing date for applications: Monday 17th September 2018

Tonbridge Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. The School reserves the right to interview candidates before the closing date.

Newly Qualified Teachers: Register Interest To Teach With Us

Want to become a teacher? Learn at Tonbridge Grammar School

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School experience is essential if you are interested in becoming a teacher. Before you apply for teacher training, you'll need to gain as much experience in the classroom as possible in order to strengthen your application and prepare you for potential interviews. 

The National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) runs the school experience programme, which offers prospective trainee teachers the chance to see what it’s like to be a teacher.

Once you've registered with the NCTL, you can participate in the programme.

http://www.education.gov.uk/get-into-teaching/school-experience 

We support participation from candidates applying to our ITT programmes.

Become a Trainee Teacher With Us

Tonbridge Grammar School is a leading institution for Initial Teacher Training offering a variety of ITE programmes from core PGCE to school-based employment programmes such as School Direct. We also support school-based work experience for potential new entrants to the profession through the School Experience Programme (SEP) where they are interested in applying for a school direct place with us.
For the academic year 2019-20, the subjects we are offering school experience in are English, Maths, Geography, PE, Music, MFL (French and Spanish only), RS, Chemistry and Physics.

If you are interested and want to book a place at this School, please contact us direct on 01732 365125 or email office@tgs.kent.sch.uk

To view our School Direct Training Programme, please click here