Part time Teacher of Classics
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Hours: Part time
Contract: One-year fixed term
Required from: September 2023
South Hampstead High School, the 2022 Independent Girls’ School of the Year, is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and well-qualified graduate to join our strong, dynamic and exciting Classics department on a part-time basis for one year.
As Teacher of Classics, you will teach Latin and Classical Civilisation from beginners’ level to A Level and beyond. The ability to teach Classical Greek would also be an advantage.
If you are a talented classicist and passionate about teaching the subject, we would love to hear from you. We welcome applications from qualified teachers, ECTs and those looking to begin a career in teaching.
Classics at South Hampstead High School
Classics is a popular subject, with Latin compulsory for all girls in Years 7,8 and 9 and Classical Civilisation A Level is also a popular choice for girls in the Sixth Form. Pupils regularly progress to read classical subjects at Oxford or Cambridge and other leading universities.
The department is well resourced and offers a full and exciting extra-curricular programme, including annual overseas visits to Classical sites in Italy, Greece, Turkey and France and UK visits to Hadrian’s Wall, St. Albans and Lullingstone Roman Villa.
There are currently six members of staff in the department, all of whom are extremely supportive of one another and regularly share resources and experiences.
About the School
Working at South Hampstead is stimulating, challenging and fun. Located in leafy Hampstead, with the buzz of central London’s cultural life close at hand, the School is very well served by public transport and there are excellent local amenities nearby.
The School is part of the GDST, the UK’s leading network of independent girls’ schools. We offer a variety of benefits, such as:
- Competitive salaries and pay progression
- Access to extensive professional development opportunities
- Training grants for qualifications
- Generous pension schemes
- Free life assurance benefit
- Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
- A Cycle to Work scheme
- Competitive terms and conditions of employment
- A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
For further details and to apply please click HERE.
The closing date for applications is Monday 30th January 2023 at 9am.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the position and recommend that applications are submitted early.
The School may also conduct online searches (including publicly available social media searches) as part of our recruitment processes.
All adults working at South Hampstead High School are expected to demonstrate an ongoing commitment to the safeguarding of its pupils. The school will conduct a rigorous recruitment process to identify candidates suitable for working with children and young people.