Head of Classics, Hampton, Middlesex

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Twickenham Preparatory SchoolHampton, Middlesex

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: Competitive Twickenham Prep salary scale
Contract term: Permanent

The School

Twickenham Preparatory School (TPS) is an independent, coeducational, day school for children aged 4 - 13, situated in South West London.   TPS has a reputation for being nurturing and pastorally strong with high academic standards and a broad curriculum.

The Department

TPS is committed to the development of languages and as such Latin forms a vital part of the core curriculum. At TPS, every child from Year 5 to Year 8 is taught Latin because we believe that it gives our pupils a good opportunity to acquire language learning skills from the earliest schooling age.

The Position

We are looking to appoint an inspirational and innovative Head of Classics to lead the department and deliver Latin to pupils aged 9 - 13. Working within a dynamic and supportive environment the successful candidate will have the ability to inspire our pupils with the love of Latin and motivate learning in a stimulating and effective way.  

You will be a self-motivated, innovative and outward-looking teacher with a desire to create exciting lessons to deliver the Latin curriculum, whilst playing a leading role in departmental development projects. 

The ability to teach additional subjects for example French, Games or other subjects can be offered as an option within the timetable (see below). The ability to teach Greek as an extra-curricular subject would be welcomed. 

The position is available with the following flexibility: 

• Full time position: Teaching Latin and other subjects 

• Part time position: Teaching Latin and one other subject 

• Part time position: Teaching Latin only 

A willingness to contribute to extra-curricular activities will be advantageous.

Application Process 

Apply directly below or visit our website. 

http://twickenhamprep.co.uk/vacancies/

Application deadline: 15th June 2018 (9am)

Interviews to be held: w/c 18th June 2018

Contact Details 

If you have any questions you may contact:  

  • Email: hradmin@twickenhamprep.co.uk  
  • Phone: 020 8783 3556 

The School reserves the right to interview and appoint at any stage during the recruitment process. 

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).



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More about Twickenham Preparatory School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 13 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: Beveree, 43 High Street, Hampton, Middlesex, TW12 2SA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 89796216
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The School 

Twickenham Preparatory School (TPS) is an independent, coeducational, day school for children aged 4 - 13, situated in South West London.  

TPS has a reputation for being nurturing and pastorally strong with high academic standa...