Latin Teacher, Hertfordshire

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The Cavendish SchoolHertfordshire

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS
Contract term: Permanent

The Cavendish School is very proud to be relaunching as a brand new academy in September 2018, as part of the Future Academies Trust. The successful candidate will be an exceptional teacher with a commitment to professional development. You will be responsible for ensuring every student achieves academic excellence.

To support the relaunch of the school, the Headteacher is providing five full INSET days at the start of the academic year. This will provide the opportunity for every teacher to have comprehensive training around all aspects of their role in order to start the year feeling confident and fully prepared.

As we join Future Academies we will need to grow our EBacc offer in our curriculum throughout the school. With this in mind and a higher intake for our Year 7 in September 2018, we will need to increase our staff body in certain subjects.

We are seeking an experienced, enthusiastic and inspirational teacher to join our Languages Department and develop and promote Latin across the whole school. The department is a collaborative and experienced team. Latin will be taught to all pupils at in year 7 with the aim to offer to all year groups in the next 3 years along with an offer of GCSE. This is an opportunity for an individual with vision and ambition to inspire and enthuse students to enhance their interest in Latin and make the subject accessible and enjoyable.

At The Cavendish School we are developing an academic culture where the highest standards are expected of staff and students. It is a dynamic and demanding school and one where students and staff are exceptionally well supported.

We can offer you:

  • A supportive, cohesive and very purposeful environment.
  • The opportunity to work within an innovative and ambitious family of schools.
  • The opportunity to work with enthusiastic and hardworking pupils.
  • High quality facilities with excellent resources.
  • Excellent CPD

We are looking for a candidate with resilience, determination and the ability to be consistently reflective and to adapt their practice.

Future Academies Trust

Future Academies is an educational charity and Multi-Academy Trust, regulated by the Department for Education. Built around a small family of innovative and ambitious schools in central London. The Trust boasts a proven track record of effective school improvement and staff development while transforming the lives of young people.

Working for Future Academies you will receive high levels of support and coaching and be allowed to develop into highly reflective and effective teachers.

We can offer you:

  • A knowledge rich approach to teaching and learning
  • World class curriculum resources, helping reduce teacher workload
  • Innovative and cutting edge teaching materials and strategies
  • The opportunity to work with enthusiastic and happy pupils
  • Outstanding CPD focused on teaching and learning
  • Access to the Trust Leadership programme

The expertise and support of colleagues across the Future Academies Trust

There will be many opportunities for you to contribute to the extra-curricular life of our school and support our school ethos. We welcome visits to the school in order to provide you with a deeper understanding of our values and our vision for the future.

You can download an application form here, or apply online via or to arrange a visit please contact Mrs Helen Hardy, our Headteachers’ PA, via email at or by phone on 01442 278707.

Please note that The Cavendish School reserves the right to appoint at any stage during the recruitment process.

The Cavendish School is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All postholders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Criminal Records Bureau disclosure

Closing date: 21st May 2018 5pm
Interview date: 22nd May 2018

We pride ourselves on our strong commitment to staff training and learning with a quality induction programme for all new staff. If you would like a visit prior to application please contact Mrs Helen Hardy, PA to Headteacher. Please also take a look at our Prospectus and school website for more information about our school and our ethos.

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More about The Cavendish School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Warners End Road, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP1 3DW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1442 404333
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Our school is an all ability community comprehensive school with a bright future.  We pride ourselves on our strong commitment to staff training and learning with a quality induction programme.  Cavendish school offers an excellent inductio...