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Spanish Language Assistant

Job Title: Spanish Language Assistant
Job Reference No:
Responsible to:
Head of Modern Foreign Language
Department Hours per week:
12 hours per week
Start date:
September 2019
Closing date: 9am Monday 3 June 2019
Interview date: Wednesday 12 June 2019

Taunton School is just over 170 years old. It is an Independent School for over 1100 boys and girls, aged from 0 to 18 years with approximately 350 boarders. We aim to challenge, inspire and nurture young people to succeed in a global community.

We are currently seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic part time Spanish Language Assistant to provide individual and small group conversation classes to our students. The Language Assistant supports our students to develop their spoken language skills and to develop a deeper cultural understanding of Spanish life whilst also playing an important part within the department’s extra-curricular enrichment activities.

Our School ethos is of a shared responsibility and positive contribution from all to the life and work of this busy six-day-a-week boarding and day community. This is what makes Taunton School such a thriving, energetic and well-rounded Independent School. We offer a competitive package and an outstanding educational environment in which to work.

Application details: Please complete and submit a Taunton School application form and equal opportunities monitoring form accompanied with a covering letter to tsrecruit@tauntonschool.co.uk. Alternatively, applications can be posted to the HR Department at the main School address. Please note CVs alone will not be accepted.

Download the Taunton School application form in MS Word format here
Download the equal opportunities monitoring form in MS Word format here
Download the job description in MS Word format here

Taunton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The offer of employment will be subject to a number of pre-employment checks including ID and Right to Work in the UK, satisfactory references and a successful enhanced DBS check.

Taunton School is an equal opportunities employer and sets out to be caring and reasonable in its approach to all staff; it values its staff and has been accredited with the Investors in People gold standard.