Foreign Language Assistant - German

Blackheath High SchoolGreenwich

Contract term: Fixed Term Contract until 31st August 2022

Hours: 4 Hours per week, 36 Weeks per annum (Term Time only)

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced German Language Assistant to join our vibrant and dynamic Modern Foreign Languages Department. 

The role holder will work closely with the Head of German to conduct conversation lessons and develop the students’ German through increased fluency, accuracy and confidence. 

Candidates must be able to work the hours on 1 day per week. At present, lessons are planned to be conducted on Wednesdays, but can be reviewed if necessary.

About the School

Founded in 1880 by the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST), the UK’s leading network of independent girls’ schools, Blackheath High School is a selective school for girls aged 3–18.  We are fortunate to be located on the edge of the stunning Heath and within easy reach of historic Greenwich and Canary Wharf. Following an £18 million investment, our brand new Senior School opened in 2019, and has been provided with state-of-the-art facilities to ensure that our school environment matches the excellent standard of education we provide.

There are many good reasons to work with us. Blackheath High School has a real sense of community, and you’ll be part of it. You’ll be part, too, of the wider GDST family and you’ll be in the company of some of the best and brightest people in independent education. We also offer a variety of benefits, such as:

Salary is in accordance with GDST national scale (according to qualifications and experience), higher than maintained sector salary scale.  

As part of the GDST, the UK's leading network of independent girls' schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment
  • Employee Assistance Programme

For further details and an application form please click the apply button or contact Sharon Read at

The closing date for applications: Wednesday 29th September 2021 at 12.00 noon.

Interviews will take place on: Monday 4th October 2021.

The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included. 

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.

Please note that you are wholly responsible for fact checking in respect of the information provided by schools. Please also check for the latest visa and work permit requirements that may apply. Tes is not responsible for the content of advertisements or the policies adopted by advertising schools. Tes asks that all schools follow Tes' Fair Recruitment Policy.

Blackheath High School


Learn moreabout this school