Part-time Teacher of Spanish (0.6fte)
Sir Joseph Williamson’s Mathematical School

Job reference: 001834

Location: Sir Joseph Williamson’s Mathematical School

Closing date: 25/02/2019

Salary: MPS/UPS, commensurate with experience

Employment type: Fixed Term

Department: Teaching

Hours per week: 3 days per week (0.6fte)

Start Date: September 2019

Do you have a passion for teaching that instils a love of Spanish in your students?  Can you inspire the next generation to choose to continue to study Spanish at GCSE and beyond? Can you involve all ages and abilities in engaging learning experiences and work to help support a dynamic team?  If you are committed to providing a first class education experience, then we want to hear from you.  

Sir Joseph Williamson’s Mathematical School, a highly successful grammar school in Rochester, has a rare opportunity to appoint a Teacher of Spanish to join the team.  Spanish has become increasingly significant in the national performance indicators and we expect all of our students to be challenged, to be inspired and to achieve beyond expectation.  The successful candidate will join us for September 2019 on a 0.6fte basis (3 days per week) for up to one year on a fixed term contract.  Please refer to the Job Description by clicking here which is in line with the National Teaching Standards for more specific details

Our successful candidate will;

  • be an outstanding classroom practitioner or have the potential to become one
  • have the ability to teach Spanish across all Key Stages
  • be committed to enabling all students to achieve their full potential
  • demonstrate enthusiasm for the subject
  • be able to contribute effectively as a member of a wider department.


This post would suit a newly qualified or experienced teacher alike as we can offer excellent professional development opportunities locally and across the wider Trust, bespoke to you. 

Working with us:  Sir Joseph Williamson’s Mathematical School is an 11-18 Boys’ Grammar School of 1,300 students, including 350 in our co-educational Sixth Form.  Ofsted awarded the school an outstanding grade in every category in our most recent inspection, commenting that “students thrive within its distinctive ethos, enabling them to succeed academically and to develop into confident, well-rounded individuals who are prepared extremely well for their future lives.”

In 2012, the school was designated one of the first 100 National Teaching Schools, and we are also a National Support School and regional Maths Hub lead.  These factors ensure exceptional career development opportunities.

If you are interested in working with bright, talented pupils, and alongside an exceptional group of teachers then please contact the PA to the Headteacher Mrs Jacqueline Harrison - ( 01634 844008.  We encourage applicants to visit our website to learn more about our school –  

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust:  As of 1st January 2019, our Trust is comprised of 23 geographically organised academies (11 secondaries, 11 primaries and 1 special) educating over 15,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff.  We also have three further academies in development phase, due to open in September 2020.  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 providers and a large teaching school. 

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.

We strive to offer a range of benefits that all employees can take advantage of which we regularly review and add to - click here to view what you’d receive as a member of staff with Leigh Academies Trust. 

The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.  Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.  If you have any queries regarding the role or the application process, please contact the LAT Talent Team on 01634 412 245 or email us at


The closing date for this job has now passed.