TEACHER OF LATIN
PART TIME MATERNITY COVER
Required for September 2021
We are seeking a well-qualified and highly motivated part-time Teacher of Latin (approximately 0.6) to cover for the absence of the postholder on maternity leave. The successful candidate will have a passion for the ancient world and its languages and be able to deliver high quality and creative lessons.
They will also be willing to take a lead on some of the many academic enrichment opportunities offered by the department. The appointed candidate will be required to teach Latin from KS3 to A Level. The ability to teach Classical Greek and/or Classical Civilisation may be advantageous.
Aim of the Role:
• To teach your subject(s) in an interesting and challenging manner, enabling each pupil to realise her potential;
• To stimulate and foster enthusiasm for your subject(s) within the School;
• To adhere to all school policies and procedures (e.g. Child Protection, Health and Safety, Appraisal), including all school and departmental educational policies;
• To support the School’s vision and values.
Key Responsibilities – General:
To share in the responsibility for maintaining high standards of discipline, courtesy and appearance among the pupils, while promoting their welfare, safety and happiness;
• To contribute to the collective work of the teaching staff in providing daily duty teams as per the Deputy Head (School Management)’s schedules;
• To take a proportional share of examination invigilation;
• To exercise a duty of care to promote the safeguarding and wellbeing of pupils and contribute to the maintenance of a safe and secure school environment;
• To behave at all times with an awareness of the ambassadorial role that teaching at Badminton entails.
Participate as appropriate in whole school marketing events, such as open days and activities days and also at School community events;
• To support the School’s Development Plan;
• To attend meetings as required.
Education and Qualifications:
Applicants must have appropriate academic qualifications for the role, which for most teaching posts means a good degree in the relevant subject.
Their subject knowledge will be excellent and they will be capable of sharing their expertise at levels commensurate with the age and abilities of their classes.
Applicants should have qualified teacher status, although the School may also from time to time accept applicants who are on an accredited programme working towards Qualified Teacher Status.
Some teaching experience in the subject applied for is generally desirable, although not essential if candidates are applying for a first post in teaching. All applicants however, should have experience of working with young people in some capacity and should have some knowledge of how to enthuse, lead and manage teams and groups.
Knowledge and Understanding:
Applicants should demonstrate a clear understanding of the secondary curriculum and its assessment, have an ability to employ a range of effective teaching, learning styles and assessment methods and possess the ability to use assessment data to inform planning and set targets
Teaching and Learning:
Applicants must be motivated to work with young people, be able to form and maintain appropriate relationships with pupils and establish personal boundaries, have emotional resilience and be able to maintain good order. They will be thorough in preparing lessons and in assessing and monitoring progress. They will keep full records and write detailed reports.
Applicants will be personable, of smart appearance and have good social skills. They will be organised, punctual and efficient in organising their workload and managing their time effectively. They will be competent in the use of IT. They will work well in a team and be responsive to advice and guidance.
All applicants are expected to share the School’s vision of the benefits that single sex education provides.
The successful applicant will contribute widely by taking on the role of tutor and by playing a full part in the sporting and extra-curricular activities of the School and in the boarding life of the School.
Deadline for Application: 12.00pm on Wednesday 21 April 2021.
References will be requested for all long-listed candidates after this date unless prior agreement has been made with the HR Manager.
Interviews will take place week commencing Monday 26 April 2021.
Role commences: September 2021
This post is offered on a part-time, approximately 0.6 FTE Maternity Cover basis
Badminton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.