June 23, 2022
Short Summary
Leigh Academies Trust are excited to announce a fantastic Foreign Language Assistant - Spanish vacancy.
Actual salary £6,466 per annum (£20,393 full time equivalent)
Working Pattern
14 hours per week, Term Time only
Closing Date
July 04, 2022


About the role: Leigh Academies Trust are excited to announce a fantastic Foreign Language Assistant - Spanish vacancy; this is a great opportunity for a talented individual who can speak Spanish to add further capacity to our central MFL Curriculum Team.

The Foreign Language Assistant will be required to work with individuals and small groups of GCSE students, ensuring that they are exposed to a high quality of spoken and written language. This position is ideal for those seeking to embark on teacher training as this role offers first-hand experience and exposure to the modern foreign languages curriculum, classroom teaching and the opportunity of working directly with our teaching staff, or those seeking a consistent part-time role to fit around other commitments.

Our successful candidate will work across 2 secondary academies within Leigh Academies Trust: Longfield Academy and The Hundred of Hoo Academy. You will be working over 2 days per week (7 hours per day). Please be aware that this may involve travelling to other academies across the Trust. This is a fixed term opportunity for 1 academic year in the first instance. ​​​​​​​If you have any questions or would like to find out more, please contact Holly Neve (Recruitment Coordinator) on or 01634 412 263.

Please note: the successful candidate must have access to their own car as travel between sites is expected (this will be reimbursed in line with LAT's expenses policy).

​​​​​​​We are also recruiting for a Foreign Language Assistant - French with the same basis. If you are interested, please visit our website for more information.

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2021, our Trust comprises 31 geographically organised academies (15 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units.  All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds.​​​​​​​

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible.  Therefore, early applications are encouraged.
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