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Head of Russian

Westminster SchoolWestminster

A suitably-qualified Russian specialist is required to lead the Russian Department at Westminster School.

You will teach Russian throughout the School and will be responsible for the administration and management of the Russian Department, which will include running the day-to-day business of the Department, managing the Department’s budget, chairing departmental meetings and providing the leadership and direction to foster interest in and enthusiasm for the subject.

There is a steady interest in reading Russian at Westminster School and the Department has enjoyed considerable success at Oxford entrance in particular, while also providing institutions such as Cambridge, UCL and US universities with able students.

The ideal candidate should be confident with instructing native or near-native speakers. The ability to offer a second language is desirable but not essential.

Westminster is one of the UK’s leading academic institutions and is the only ancient London school to occupy its original site. Situated close to Parliament and Westminster Abbey, together with the stimulating diversity of the South Bank and West End, the School has a special atmosphere.

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The closing date for applications is Thursday 21 January 2021.

Interviews for short-listed candidates will take place on Friday 29 January 2021.

Please note that recruitment for this post will be conducted remotely.

Westminster School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including with past employers and the DBS.

The School is a Registered Charity (no 312728).