Language Teaching Assistant (German), Duffield, Derbyshire, DE56 4GS

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The Ecclesbourne SchoolDuffield, Derbyshire, DE56 4GS

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Unqualified Teachers Scale Point 3 (£20,492 per annum pro rata).
Contract term: Permanent

We anticipate, for the academic year 2017 to 2018, that you will work for approximately 3 hours and 50 minutes per week.

The Ecclesbourne School is delighted to offer a fantastic opportunity to join our Modern Foreign Languages Faculty as a Language Teaching Assistant. You will be passionate about the power of education to improve the life chances of young people and be a committed team player. 

Our ideal candidate will: 

  • Have good organisational skills, patience, flexibility, creativity and an ability to inspire and encourage students to develop their language skills and knowledge of German culture.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Become part of a team of like-minded individuals.
  • Work with colleagues who are friendly, welcoming and committed to ensuring every student receives a first rate teaching and learning experience. 
  • Receive full support for training and professional development. 

You will work for 30 weeks per year (term-time between September and May). Hours are determined each academic year based on curriculum need, core hours to be worked between 9.00am and 3.40pm to suit the needs of the school. Continuity of service recognised for local government employees. 

We are a non-selective school and committed to maintaining an all-inclusive community for all students. Children of members of staff, with a minimum of two years’ service at the school at the time of application, are included in our admissions criteria.

The school motto of ‘Integrity, tenacity and service’ is at the core of school life. To learn more about our school please visit the school website at If you share our ethos we look forward to hearing from you.

To apply please return a completed Ecclesbourne School application form and letter (no more than two A4 typed sides) which outlines how your previous experience has prepared you for this position and what particular skills you will bring to it. Should you wish to visit our school, prior to your application, you will be most warmly welcomed. 

For further information, to arrange a visit, or help with the application process please contact: Tina Spencer-Keyse, Human Resources Manager;


Tel: 01332 843257

Closing date: 9am on Monday 20th November 2017.

Please note that we do not accept applications by CV.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students. All employees will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks, including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, prior to employment

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More about The Ecclesbourne School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Wirksworth Road, Duffield, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 4GS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1332 840645
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The Ecclesbourne School in Duffield, Derbyshire is exceptional.  Rated outstanding in four successive Ofsted reports we provide an excellent education within a happy, purposeful atmosphere.  We are a non-selective school and committed to ma...