JOB | Head of Classics / Teacher of Latin (Maternity Cover)

Head of Classics / Teacher of Latin
(Maternity Cover)

Abberley Hall is a long-established and thriving country prep school offering an outstanding, broad education to boys and girls from the age of two to thirteen. We enjoy an inspiring rural setting with extensive grounds and beautiful buildings of special historic importance. We welcome full, weekly and part-time boarders as well as day children who are able to benefit from flexible wrap-around care in the mornings and evenings. Lessons take place during the week with Saturday mornings devoted to our new Enrichment programme. Fixtures take place on Saturday afternoons.  

The successful applicant will be a strong and experienced Latin and Classics teacher who is able to lead the teaching of the subject and, ultimately, to ensure exam success in Year 8. The ability to teach Greek would be advantageous. A willingness and ability to contribute throughout the school to the extra-curricular programme is an essential requirement.

Accommodation may be available for the right candidate.

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Applicants may contact the Headmaster, Jonnie Besley, to discuss the post if they wish.  Mr Besley can be contacted by email: or by calling the Office Manager/PA to the Headmaster, Mrs Fiona Cook on 01299 896275.

Applications, consisting of a completed application form including a supporting statement should be sent via email to or by post to the Headmaster c/o Human Resources, Malvern College, Malvern, Worcestershire WR14 3DF. 

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact the Human Resources team either via email or by phone 01684 581647.

Applications must be submitted by no later than noon on Wednesday 20 October 2021. Abberley Hall reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner therefore early applications are encouraged.

Abberley Hall School exists to provide a quality all round education for pupils aged 2 ½ – 13 and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Candidates must be prepared to undergo child protection screening and an Enhanced DBS check. We will seek references on short-listed candidates that will include questions about past disciplinary actions or allegations in relation to behaviour with children and may approach previous employers for information to verify particular experience or qualifications before interview.