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French Teacher (Part-time)

French Teacher (Part-time)

New College School


  • Expired
Job type:
Part Time, Permanent
Start date:
September 2018
Apply by:
30 January 2018

Job overview

Applications are invited from graduates in French/Modern Foreign Languages for the post of part-time Teacher of French (approx. 50%) to teach Years 6-8 at New College School from September 2018. The post would equally suit a graduate wishing to train in post, or a newly-qualified teacher, or an experienced teacher.

The post offers the opportunity to engage with lively young minds in a friendly community. It requires a teacher who can enthuse pupils about the subject and is able to develop their confidence in a key area of the School. The successful applicant will have an excellent command of his or her subject and be able to teach French up to Scholarship level. He or she should also be able to offer a second modern foreign language and to be prepared to develop this initially through the lunchtime/after school activities programme.

There is a dedicated French room, excellent interactive, digital and textbook facilities, and the timetabled French allocation is supported by regular homework.

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and knowledgeable teacher to make a strong and committed contribution. We are looking for a candidate with a love of the subject, a collegial attitude and an enthusiasm for the ethos and aims of the School. The successful applicant would be eligible to be a form tutor. The ability to help with or support Games would also be welcomed, according to individual interests.  


Application forms should be accompanied by a brief covering letter addressed to the Headmaster, Mr Robert Gullifer, and should be sent to Mrs Dee McCusker, Head’s PA, New College School, Savile Road, Oxford, OX1 3UA no later than Tuesday 30th January. Interviews will take place on Tuesday 6th February.

New College School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. In accordance with our Safeguarding Policy we are unable to process applications without a fully completed application form. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. All convictions, cautions and bind-overs, including those regarded as ‘spent’ must be declared when applying. The applicant may post such a declaration in an envelope marked ‘Private & Confidential for the Headmaster’. The successful applicant must obtain Barred List clearance and DBS clearance at enhanced level.

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New College School is an independent day school for boys aged 4-13.  New College is one of Oxford’s oldest and best-known Colleges; the School is situated close to and is owned and governed by the College as an integral part of its operation. Some 20 of the School’s current pupils are the internationally-renowned New College choristers.  

The School is a small and friendly community of some 160 pupils. There is one class in each year of the School and, in Year 8, pupils take the Prep School Baccalaureate and some will be selected for the Academic Scholarship class. Apart from its strong academic standing, the School’s complementary focus on music, the arts and sport is notable. All boys have the opportunity to develop their potential and a wide variety of talent emerges and is celebrated.

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