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Head of International Students (EAL)

Royal High School BathBath and North East Somerset

The role:

This is a newly created post that recognises the importance of top-notch support, education and enrichment for all our girls for whom English is not their first language.

You will be pivotal to ensuring our international girls settle quickly, gain the confidence to seize the opportunities available and make their mark during their time with us. You will also play a key role in bridging the day and boarding aspects of Royal High School Bath so that all our girls benefit from a global education, learning from each other's cultures and making international friends for life. This will include working in the boarding houses one evening a week and on occasional weekends.

You will have relevant EAL qualifications and teaching experience, a passion for high quality teaching and learning, including your own professional development and will be excited about the prospect of driving change and harnessing the potential to provide an irresistible educational offer for our international girls.

About the School:

We are proud to be part of the GDST (Girls’ Day School Trust), a group of 25 schools including two academies, who together are pioneers and shapers in the future of girls' education. Our values focus on putting girls first, encouraging all in our community to be forward thinking and fearless.

Royal High School Bath is unique in the GDST family as being the only school with boarding. Our beautifully renovated boarding houses in the heart of the school attract international girls from a wide range of countries (currently 17) as well as UK boarders.

Benefits:

As part of the GDST, the UK's leading network of independent girls' schools, we can 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

• A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools

• Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans

• A Cycle to Work scheme

• Free lunches during term time

• Access to our free Legal and General Employee Assistance programme

• Competitive terms and conditions of employment

To apply, please click the apply button to complete an application form and cover letter. If you have any questions, please email hr@rhsb.gdst.net

Closing date for applications: 28 February 2021 at 23:45.

Interviews will be held on: 12 March 2021.

References for shortlisted candidates will be requested prior to interview.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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