Resident French Language Assistant, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

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Ashville CollegeHarrogate, North Yorkshire

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Start date: 01/09/2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

Ashville College is seeking to recruit a Resident French Language Assistant to join its very strong Modern Foreign Languages Department. The role provides an excellent opportunity for someone considering a career in teaching.  

The Assistant will join a thriving French department, with a history of strong results at GCSE and A Level.  They will work with individual pupils and groups, preparing them for oral exams and supporting them in their studies. The successful candidate will be a native-level French speaker' with a keen interest in the French language and culture. 

The Assistant will be offered accommodation in one of Ashville’s boarding houses and will be an integral part of Ashville’s award winning boarding team; this will include undertaking boarding duties and supervising boarding activities.  

Applicants must be educated at least to the final stage of their own secondary school system, (e.g. A-Level, IB, Baccalaureate or equivalent). Some previous teaching experience is desirable, although not essential. More important is a willingness to become fully involved in the Ashville community and to support pupils in their learning.

As this is a residential role, gender is a genuine occupational qualification; and applicant’s gender may be relevant in the appointment process.  However, at this stage applications from males and females are welcomed.

This role is offered on a fixed term contract from September 2019 to the end of the Summer term in 2020.

Job details and an application form are available to download from

Closing Date: 12 noon on Friday 19th April 2019 

Interviews will be held on 29th April 2019

Please return completed application forms to 

Please note Section 9.2.b of the Employment (Sex Discrimination) Act 2000 applies to this role.

The College is committed to providing a safe environment for its pupils and staff. Applicants for this post will be required to provide proof of identity at interview and undergo an enhanced DBS check before starting work.

More about Ashville College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: Senior School, Green Lane, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG2 9JP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1423 566358
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Ashville College is a co-educational, independent school for day and boarding pupils aged 3–18. The college, set in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, comprises a pre-school, prep school and senior school with pupil numbers totaling around 870, 170 of whom ...