JOB | Teacher of Classics, St Mary’s School, Ascot

ST MARY’S SCHOOL ASCOT

Full- or Part-Time Teacher of Classics

A vacancy exists for an experienced teacher of Classics to join our thriving department.

St Mary’s School Ascot is a leading Roman Catholic girls’ boarding school set in 55 acres of beautiful grounds in the heart of Berkshire. We are a friendly, stable and caring community, proud of our academic and sporting achievements and dedicated to bringing out the full potential of each of our 380 pupils. For further details see the website:  www.st-marys-ascot.co.uk

Latin is a core subject in the first three years and is streamed in years 8 and 9, after which it becomes a popular GCSE option.  At A level we have a pleasing number of takers, most of whom achieve grade A and many go on to read Classics at Oxbridge and other universities.

Greek is taught from year 9 as an extra subject for able linguists.  Several pupils continue to GCSE level every year and there is a small but constant number of candidates up to A level.  Accelerated courses are possible for years 10 to sixth form.

Classical Civilisation is an option for a small number of pupils in year 9 and thereafter for any pupil who wishes to choose it for GCSE and A Level.  We have enthusiastic mixed ability groups and several pupils choose each year to continue at university.

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