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Teacher of Latin
Required September 2021
Fixed term 1 year (Maternity Cover)
MPS – UPS depending on experience
Suitable for NQT
We are looking for an inspiring individual who will relish the opportunity to teach Latin to our highly motivated students. You should be a good Honours graduate and be able to teach post 16 to the highest academic level.
Languages enjoy a central place within our internationally minded curriculum. All students study Latin alongside Spanish or French in Years 7-9. They continue with at least one language to GCSE and as part of the IB Diploma in the Sixth Form. Students achieve excellent outcomes at GCSE and in the internationally recognised IB Diploma. Experience of teaching the IB is not essential. Training will be offered as required. For NQT applicants an earlier start date of June/July may be considered.
The School offers an extensive professional development programme for all staff supporting: induction, leadership development and well-being.
Please send completed application forms to: email@example.com
Closing date for applications: Monday 1st March 2021
Interviews: Week commencing 1st March 2021
Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome. Tonbridge Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We reserve the right to interview before the closing date. Previous applicants need not apply.
About Tonbridge Grammar School
We are a high achieving selective grammar school with academy status, educating girls between the ages of 11 to 16 and girls and boys in the Sixth Form (1166 students on roll). The School prepares students for GCSEs and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme following the Middle Years Programme in Years 7-9. Our students are encouraged to take part in an extensive range of extracurricular activities.
TGS is situated in Kent ‘the garden of England’, close to Royal Tunbridge Wells. This location is ideal for trips to London and you will also find beautiful countryside on your doorstep. Excellent transport links to both London and the coast.
Ethos and Values
Tonbridge Grammar School is an IBO World School and our ethos and values are closely aligned to those of the International Baccalaureate Organisation with its focus on intercultural awareness, holistic learning and communication.
Benefits of joining our community
There is a collegiality amongst the staff at TGS which creates a working environment that is intellectually stimulating and highly rewarding.
Staff benefits include:
• Two full days of induction and a professional studies programme throughout your first year (teaching staff)
• Internationally accredited IB training and MA opportunities (teaching staff)
• For NQT’s – Employment form July: phased timetable of teaching and observations, payment over the summer holiday
preceding your first year with us
• 10 Academy days giving time for team collaboration and meetings
• Motivated and talented students who are eager to learn in a calm and positive environment
• Teachers’ Pension and Local Government Pension Scheme
• Well-being package provided by Schools Advisory Service
• Bike to work scheme
• Wellbeing package
• Organised staff social activities
Ofsted rating is Outstanding (October 2019)
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