JOB | Latin Teacher, The East London Science School

Latin Teacher

Full Time and Permanent
From September 2018

ELSS pay scale equivalent to MPS/UPS
+ Inner London Allowance + TLR dependent on experience and skills

To stand on the shoulders of giants

The East London Science School is an oversubscribed school now in its fifth year. The school is seeking an exceptional Latin Teacher to work with the Classics team to develop this unique exciting school as we prepare to open our sixth form from September 2018.

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly committed, passionate Classics teacher to further develop and deliver our unique knowledge-led curriculum aimed at giving students in one of the most deprived areas of the country access to a stimulating and enriching academic education. It would be an advantage if the successful candidate could offer ancient Greek or a modern foreign language to GCSE.

Teaching Language is central to the success of the school and we are looking for a talented individual who has a belief in the ability of all students to succeed at Classics. We are looking for an exceptional teacher who can demand the highest standards of behavior and academic discipline from all pupils. As a school, curriculum development and reform is central to our success. We emphasize teaching the subject first and foremost and resist demands to teach to the test.

Most importantly you will be have the opportunity to help guide our first cohort through A-Level Latin. This post is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and successful teacher with ample opportunity to develop your career as the school grows.

ELSS offers a full programme of CPD support for all our staff based on the schools educational principles and the professional experience of our staff.

You can find us on Twitter: @ELSS_freeschool

To download an application pack or for more opportunities, please visit our website or for further information email

Closing date:  Thursday 26th April 2018
Interview dates: TBC

The East London Science School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.