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Job details
Employer Whitgift School
Location Croydon
Salary Whigift Salary Scale
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted This job has expired
Job starts April/ September 2017

An inspirational and academically outstanding colleague, with well-honed management and classroom skills, is required for April/ September 2017 to lead our German Department with creativity, dynamism, vigour and rigour. German is taught from Year 7 on an equal footing with Japanese, Chinese, Spanish, Latin and French. Around half the cohort will begin with German and three or four sets will continue to IGCSE. We currently prepare pupils for the Edexcel IGCSE, the Pre-U and the IB with extremely healthy numbers throughout (our German Sixth Form cohort is currently 36). The top set in each year group is taught using CLIL methods giving us substantial scope for cross-curricular involvement, and an exciting range of trips and exchanges complements pupils’ learning. The successful candidate will be flexible, innovative, collegiate and able to assist with Oxbridge preparation. A willingness to contribute to co-curricular activities would be expected.

Salary is on the Whitgift Foundation scale (substantially above national scale).

For further information and an online application form, please visit For any queries, please telephone 020 8688 9222 or e-mail

Applications will be assessed in order of receipt and interviews may occur at any stage after applications are received. Please apply as soon as possible.

About the employer

Information about Whitgift School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status Independent
Gender Boys
Age range 10 - 18 years
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Haling Park
South Croydon
United Kingdom