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Spanish Teacher

The Rochester Grammar School

Maidstone Road
Kent
ME1 3BY
Scale: £30,863 - £47,182
Job Summary: Rochester Grammar School are seeking a qualified Spanish Teacher to join their team

 

Are you looking to progress you career in a school where the academic progress of pupils is “well above average” (DfE 2023) ?

Rochester Grammar School are seeking a Spanish Teacher to join their team of committed MFL professionals teaching years 7-13, including the International Baccalaureate Diploma in the Sixth Form. 

The successful candidate will be an outstanding classroom practitioner with high expectations for achievements and behaviour, to ensure that all of our students achieve their very best.  You will be able to plan and deliver a creative and stimulating curriculum and will contribute to the values, ethos and the development of our schools.  

This post is suitable for an experienced teacher or ECT with a passion for Spanish.

Experience of teaching the IB is desirable but not essential

 

About Us

The Rochester Grammar School staff are dedicated to our ethos of “excellence for all” and we have the highest expectation for all our learners. We are a proud International Baccalaureate World School. Our students study the IB Diploma at Sixth Form and go on to attend outstanding universities. 

“What I enjoy most about the RGS Sixth Form is the support from the teachers and how passionate they are about their subjects”. – Mabel, current sixth form student 

Rochester Grammar School is a high-performing secondary which is part of the TSA Trust, a family of schools that work together to “improve the life chances”. The school achieved the UNICEF Bronze Rights Respecting School Award in September 2021. RGS is a school where diversity is celebrated as we create a safe and inspiring place for children to learn, where their rights are respected and they are able to develop their talents and abilities to their full potential. 

 

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust 

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust has been ranked as the highest performing trust in the South East and in the top 15 academy trusts in England, out of more than 100. – 2020 DfE report

 

 

What we can offer you:

  • Competitive Pay Scales: Our TSAT pay scales exceed national standards.
  • Collaborative Support: Benefit from resources, mentoring, and school visits across the Trust to enhance your teaching and learning.
  • Professional Development: Explore excellent CPD opportunities, including tailored programs for Early Career, Middle, and Senior Leadership.
  • Chartered Teacher Recognition: As an accredited Chartered Teacher organization, you can achieve recognition as a Chartered Teacher.
  • Cutting-Edge Pedagogy: Experience an internationally accredited approach to thinking and learning, proven to elevate classroom practice.
  • Teachers’ Pension Scheme Membership: Secure your future with membership in the Teachers’ Pension Scheme.
  • Fitness and Wellness: Enjoy reduced membership fees for our fully-equipped fitness suite and classes, conveniently located at New Horizons Children’s Academy and Rochester Grammar School.
  • Staff Wellbeing Focus: Access our 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme, free flu vaccinations, and eye care vouchers.
  • Convenient Parking: Park for free in our secure staff car park.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme: Promote health and sustainability through our Cycle to Work initiative.
  • TSTARS Staff Recognition: Be part of our Staff Recognition Programme, with seasonal rewards for all staff.
  • Refer a Friend: Spread the word and benefit from our Refer a Friend Scheme
     

Next Steps

If you are interested in working in our school, benefitting from a supportive network of staff across our Trust we would encourage you to apply.

Early applications are encouraged, and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

To arrange an informal conversation about this role please contact Ruth Rivers via email (Ruth.Rivers@rochestergrammar.tsat.uk).

 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. As per KCSIE we will also undertake online searches for all shortlisted candidates, if you have any questions regarding this process, please email recruitment@tsatrust.org.uk