Contract Type: Full Time
Job Start Date: 2018-09-01
Salary: Mainscale
School Type:
Academy Secondary Aged
School Size: 1001-2000
School Age Range: 11-19
Pupil Gender: Mixed
Address: Arethusa Rd, Rochester ME1 2UW
Ofsted Ranking: Good 2


Required from September 2018 (with the possibility of a 1st July start)

The ability to teach French would be an advantage.

Thomas Aveling is a popular and over-subscribed school with excellent facilities and this vacancy is your chance to begin your career within a motivated supportive and friendly team who make a valuable contribution to the success of the academy.

This is a full-time position to teach Spanish, with the ability to teach French being an advantage.  Full support and induction will be provided, with the opportunity for a 1st July start date.

We seek a candidate who is:

  • Enthusiastic, passionate, hardworking and a committed teacher who can instil in our students a love for languages and curiosity towards other cultures and people.
  • Willing to work effectively as part of a team and has the ability to motivate and support others.

The successful candidate should be willing to further support our students with extra curricular activities ranging from after school sessions to leading school trips.

‘Staff morale and relationships within the school are very positive’….’The behaviour of pupils is very good. Pupils enjoy school, have a positive attitude to learning and behave well’ (OFSTED June 2016)

Please click apply for job to register your interest completing the application form in the attached recruitment pack.

The Thomas Aveling School is an Equal Opportunities Employer – committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students – any offer of appointment will be subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check will be required for all successful applicants.

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About The Thomas Aveling School

The Thomas Aveling School is an 11-19 co-educational non-selective secondary school, serving our community in Rochester. The school is a converter academy (having gained this status in September 2011) previously being a Technology College and Training School. For us, a truly successful education means being the very best that you can be and we are proud of every pupil’s achievements and progress throughout their school years.

The school sits in a large expanse of land with playing fields, astro courts and multi-play facilities amongst its resources.  We have speciaslist teaching areas for Science, Design Technology, Art and Sport in addition to our wonderful Performing Arts centre which includes a full  Dance and separate Drama studio.

We have the very highest expectations of all within Thomas Aveling and work closely with parents to maximise achievement and to develop young people into caring, successful adults.  We are very proud that when students leave us aged 18 (or 16 in the minority of cases) that they often go onto further study at University, specialist colleges or high quality careers in  anumber of areas.  Our students are successful due to the talent and tenacity of the staff at Thomas Aveling raising the students' aspirations and expectations and never letting them settle for being alright.