Teacher of Spanish
Sir Joseph Williamson’s Mathematical School

Job reference: 002590

Location: Sir Joseph Williamson’s Mathematical School

Closing date: 02/03/2020

Salary: MPS/UPS commensurate with experience

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Teaching

Hours per week: Full or part-time

Start Date: September 2020

About the role: Sir Joseph Williamson’s Mathematical School is looking for a Teacher of Spanish for September 2020; an enthusiastic and dynamic teacher to join a well-resourced department with a large number of A Level students. The successful candidate will:

  • Be an outstanding classroom practitioner or have the potential to become one.
  • Have an ability to teach Spanish in 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 the Spanish team.

Please consult the Job Description by clicking here for further details which are aligned with the National Teaching Standards. 

This post would suit a newly qualified or experienced teacher alike and we will review applications on either a full-time or part-time basis. Note that interviews will be conducted the week commencing Monday 2nd March 2020, therefore, we encourage early applications.

Working with us: 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.  It is also a National Support School. We are also the 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 P A to the Head teacher Mrs Jacqueline Martin, (Jacqueline.martin@sjwms.org.uk) 01634 844008 or visit our website www.sjwms.org.uk where further details and an application form can be downloaded.

Working with Leigh Academies Trust: As of September 2019, our Trust is comprised of 25 geographically organised academies (11 secondaries, 13 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 between September 2020-2021.  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.

Diversity at our core: As a Trust, we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals we all bring something unique to the role regardless of age, gender, race, beliefs or disabilities which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise.

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.


The closing date for this job has now passed.