East Midlands Education Trust

Modern Foreign Languages Assistant

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Highfields School


Scale 4: £11.02 per hour

Hours per Week



Casual Contract

Closing Date



MFL Assistant

Scale 4: £11.02 per hour

Equivalent of 10 hours per week to be worked flexibly between 1 October and 31 May

We are looking to appoint a Foreign Language Assistant (French) who can contribute to the work of the modern foreign languages department through the provision of language instruction and development to individual and small groups of students.  

You will need to have the ability to support language teaching and inter-cultural understanding. You should be energetic, enthusiastic and have excellent communication skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate students.  

Highfields is a vibrant and popular school with approximately 1300 students, including 200 in our sixth form.  Our students are friendly and highly motivated. We were judged as a good school by Ofsted in May 2017 and are committed to continuous improvement in all aspects of our work. We are at an exciting stage of our development and this is a great opportunity to make a strong contribution to the life of the school.

A job description & person specification with further information about the role can be downloaded below. An application form can be downloaded by clicking 'Apply Online' above. Applications must be made on an EMET application form. CVs will not be accepted. No agencies.

On the application form, please focus on a detailed 'supporting statement' taking into account the person specification and indicating why you would be the best person for us to recruit to this position.

Please send completed applications forms to recruitment@emet.uk.com

The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification in order to be offered the post, will be required to undergo a full enhanced DBS check and must be eligible to work in the UK. The School looks to employ well-qualified staff who are willing to contribute to the full life of the school and who are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Safeguarding checks will be undertaken during the recruitment process.

We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

Closing date for applications is Midday on Friday 7th October 2022

Highfields is situated in Matlock, the county town of Derbyshire, on the south eastern edge of the beautiful Peak District National Park. It is within easy reach of Sheffield, Derby and Nottingham.