Head of Mandarin (P/T), Holt, Norfolk

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Gresham's SchoolHolt, Norfolk

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: To be discussed at interview
Contract term: Permanent

Gresham’s School is situated in the Georgian town of Holt and sits within 200 acres of glorious countryside. Set in an area of outstanding natural beauty, and with the Norfolk Broads and the North Norfolk Coast just a few miles away.  

Gresham’s offers a rare opportunity where children can join us at our Nursery and Pre-Prep from the age of 2 and continue with their education at our Prep and Senior Schools. Our most recent inspection (February 2016) by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) rated Gresham’s ‘Excellent’ in all nine categories across all three schools, Pre Prep, Prep and Senior. The School has both boarding and day students and runs an extended school day and offers a vast range of sporting and extra-curricular activities. 

We are currently seeking a vibrant and enthusiastic part-time Teacher, who will continue to produce the excellent exam results that our students have achieved since the launch of the department in 2011. Applicants must be fluent in both English and Mandarin, either as a first or second language. 

It is our belief that by giving our students a strong understanding of the Chinese language and the Chinese culture, we will make them stronger candidates to compete in the global economies in the future and to this end, we currently offer students the opportunity to study towards GCSE Chinese, IGCSE first language Chinese, Cambridge Pre-U Mandarin, IB Diploma (ab initio, Chinese B and Chinese language and literature). 

To apply for the role, please visit our website www.greshams.com/Job-opportunities where you will find an application form. Our recruitment team can also be reached by telephone on 01263 714589 or by emailing hr@greshams.com  

Please note: We reserve the right to interview and appoint during the period up to and including 7th May 2018  


Gresham’s are proud of its exemplary approach to the safeguarding of our children and conduct a robust recruitment process. Applicants are expected to engage fully with the requirements of this process. An offer to join the School is made subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check along with clearance on all other relevant safeguarding and child protection requirements.  

Registered Charity No : 1105500

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More about Gresham's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: Cromer Road, Holt, Norfolk, NR25 6EA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1263 714500
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