St Paul’s Girls’ School is one of the country’s leading independent schools for girls aged 11-18, with approximately 800 students. It is an extraordinary school, offering a classical yet forward-thinking education, rooted in a love of academic discovery and enriched by a broad co-curricular programme, nurturing wellbeing provision and a strong commitment to partnerships and community initiatives. Aspirations and achievements go well beyond what one would normally expect from a school, making St Paul’s Girls' School a very exciting, lively, and stimulating place in which to work.
Students want to make a difference, and many go on to roles tackling some of the greatest challenges facing people and planet. Respect for environmental sustainability is expected of all staff, both in terms of minimising use of resources in daily operations and supporting the school’s aim of preparing students fully for life and work in the mid-21st century.
St Paul’s Girls’ School are seeking to appoint a part-time Spanish Teacher (0.7 FTE). Teaching is spread over four and a half days. Familiarity with the Edexcel IGCSE and AQA A level specifications would be an advantage.
The successful candidate is likely to have the following skills and personal qualities:
- Ability to teach very able students to university entrance level in Spanish
- An up-to-date knowledge of developments in language teaching
- Strong organisational, administrative, and interpersonal skills
- Good general IT capability and a knowledge of software applications relevant to the subject
- Flexibility, energy, and enthusiasm
Candidates should have qualifications relevant to this post and demonstrable interest in the history, culture, and literature of Spain, as well as experience of travel or life there. S/he will want to work closely with other colleagues in this large and lively department to develop pupils’ linguistic skills and understanding of other traditions. Experience of the British educational system and teaching Spanish within it will be a considerable advantage.
Full details of this post are contained in the accompanying job description. To apply, please complete and submit the on-line job application, ensuring that you provide a full supporting statement and attach an up-to-date CV.
Closing date: Friday 6 January 2023, noon
Interviews: Friday 20 January 2023
St Paul’s Girls’ School is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service.
We will be undertaking online checks for all shortlisted candidates in line with keeping Children Safe in Education 2022.
St Paul's Girls' 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 are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.