Language & Boarding Assistant, French or Spanish

Mount St Mary's CollegeSheffield

Job title: Language and Boarding Assistant, French or Spanish 

Working Pattern: Term time

Fixed term: 26th August 2021 to 8th July 2022

Salary: £13,491.55 total salary for the contract

We are looking to recruit two language Assistants, one Spanish speaking and one French speaking. 

As a Language Assistants you will either assist the language teacher with the language classes, support small groups or work one to one with students. Your role will be to improve your students’ confidence in communicating in your language and help classes to become more interactive and fun by discussing contemporary aspects of youth culture in your country such as current affairs, education, sport, fashion, films, TV, lifestyles and celebrations. 

The language assistant will be fluent or native speaker of French or Spanish and ideally have experience working with children and young people. 

You will also play a key role in the boarding houses, this includes duties in the evenings and alternate weekends. Being parts of the Boarding House represents a key contribution to the pastoral system of the school. You will be encouraged to participate fully in the operation of the Boarding House, supporting the house wherever possible. If you choose to live on site or when you are staying overnight you will benefit from onsite accommodation, meals will be provided in the refectory and your will have access to an onsite laundry service. 

Who are we?

Mount St. Mary’s College is a special community with a proud history and a bright future, where staff and pupils work hard to achieve success and rewards. Nestled in beautiful and spacious grounds in the North East Derbyshire village of Spinkhill, Mount St Mary’s College is an independent Jesuit day and boarding school for boys and girls aged 11-18.  Barlborough Hall School is a co-educational independent day school and nursery for children aged 3 to 11, is located in the magnificent private grounds of Barlborough Park, the school is tucked away in the quiet village of Barlborough, near Chesterfield in Derbyshire. The staff are a community who are genuine in their commitment to the needs of the students and the School as a whole. The HR department works across both schools. 

The School values diversity and strives to promote equality at all levels, including its employees, students.  Applications are welcome from all sections of the Community. Mount St Mary’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

How to apply

For further details and to download an application form please visit our website.  

Alternatively, you can send a CV to with a cover note stating why you would like this position. We will then request you to complete the application form before we finalise any shortlist for interview.

Applications should be submitted to 

Please note if you do not hear within 4 weeks from applying, you can assume you have been unsuccessful. All correspondence will be sent via email

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