January 18, 2023
Job Type
Short Summary
We are looking for an excellent residential language assistant to work in our thriving French department as well as undertaking boarding duties.
£15,000 per annum paid over 11 months with accommodation provided • All staff receive free lunches and refreshments.
Working Pattern
Full Time • Fixed Term
Closing Date
February 04, 2023


Approximately 40 hours per week split between the French Department and undertaking boarding duties.

This is a fixed term position from September 2023 until early July 2024.

We are looking for an excellent residential language assistant to work in our thriving French department as well as undertaking boarding duties. The successful candidate will assist the students with their speaking skills and will assist the department with administrative tasks. The post will suit a well-qualified graduate, committed to delivering an exceptional learning experience for every pupil.

Woldingham is a happy and successful Catholic boarding and day school for girls aged 11 to 18 and is firmly established as one of the top girls’ independent schools in the UK, outperforming many schools that are far more selective in their admissions process. Central to this achievement is Woldingham’s academic enrichment and extra-curricular programmes, pastoral support and caring community. Close to London, yet in an outstandingly beautiful rural setting, Woldingham has a strong community and culture building on a proud heritage that stretches back 175 years. We are committed to an exciting future that is underpinned by fresh ideas, an innovative spirit and state-of-the-art facilities.

Professional development and staff welfare

Our professional team of staff is Woldingham’s greatest asset, and we want to ensure that everyone is supported to work in an effective, enjoyable and fulfilling way. Staff Development is a high priority, with induction and mentoring programmes for Newly Qualified Teachers and new colleagues, plus an annual cycle of Personal Professional Development planning for all colleagues.

Staff are welcome to use our range of outstanding facilities including the gym, squash and tennis courts and the swimming pool. Our Staffroom Committee organises regular social events, and individual members of staff have organised yoga classes and reflexology on site.

Please visit our website to download an application form.

Once completed, return it to with a supporting.

Closing date: 9am, Friday 03 February 2023

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 08 February 2023

Woldingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS report will be required for the successful candidate.

The Woldingham community is a rich one in which many different backgrounds and cultures are represented, and many different languages spoken. This diversity is valued and respected and we are keen to welcome applications from all applicants that feel that they meet the requirements of the role, regardless of their background and culture. All job applicants will be considered solely on their ability to do the job.

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