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Head of Classics

Rugby SchoolWarwickshire

Start – September 2021. 


Rugby School is a diverse and inclusive community, committed to using collaboration, curiosity, and expertise to uncover the best in every student and member of staff.  Equity and service are fundamental to our practice. 


We are seeking an ambitious and dynamic colleague who shares our vision of teaching as a vocation, and who will seize an exciting opportunity to lead and develop the Classics Department at Rugby School. The successful candidate will have a track record of successful teaching in either the maintained or independent sector. 


Rugby will offer the International Baccalaureate alongside A Levels from September 2021. The School is delighted to offer all students the chance to study the IB, a programme closely aligned with Rugby’s ethos of developing the whole person. Rugby is renowned for its highly successful and innovative approach to education. As a coaching school we are looking for staff who are committed to a professional obligation to improve as teachers and who value personal growth. 


The School is a boarding and day school in full operation seven days per week including evenings during term time. Pastoral, co-curricular, cultural and sports activities take place outside normal day-school hours. All staff are expected to make a full contribution. Accommodation is provided for all full-time teaching staff. We may interview applicants before the closing date.


Closing date: 12th April 2021

COVID-19 considerations:

We have a comprehensive COVID-19 risk assessment for all on-site working to ensure the health and safety of staff and pupils.

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).

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or age.

Charity Registration Number 528752


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