Fixed Term Contract – 9 to 16 April 2021 (1 week, plus induction days)
Whitgift is one of Britain’s leading independent boarding and day schools for boys aged between 10 and 18 years, with approximately 1500 pupils and over 100 boarding or flexi-boarding pupils. It was founded in 1596 by Elizabeth I’s last Archbishop of Canterbury, John Whitgift, and is the oldest school in Croydon. Whitgift enjoys facilities of outstanding quality, amongst the best available nationally, in a beautiful parkland estate in South Croydon with excellent links to London, Surrey and the south coast.
Whitgift has been an IB World School since 2004. Whitgift students' results are among the best in the world, placing us top 20 worldwide and top 10 in the UK.
During the Easter holidays Whitgift will run its own online IB revision course. The programme, which has been specifically designed by Whitgift’s Director of IB and International Education Office, is designed to appeal to girls and boys in their final year of the IB Diploma Programme, who are from all over the world.
We are seeking to appoint an inspirational IB teacher to teach Biology online at our 2021 Easter revision course. Successful applicants will need to have a passion for teaching as well as an imaginative and creative approach, with a focus on student-centred learning. Applicants will be able to deliver engaging and inspiring lessons online using up to date resource.
Applicants must have a university degree and be a well-qualified teacher (PGCE or equivalent) with experience teaching the IB course in their specialist field. Teachers with experience of teaching in a short courses’ context are particularly welcome to apply. Candidates should have a high standard of professionalism, be able to work at a fast pace and cope efficiently with record keeping other administrative duties as well as teaching. Native level/near-native level competence in spoken and written English and proven experience in online teaching is essential.
We welcome applications from all sectors of our community as we aspire to attract staff that match the social and cultural diversity of our student intake.
For further information and an online application form, please visit www.whitgift.co.uk/vacancies For any queries, please telephone the Human Resources Department on 020 8688 9222 or email SchoolHR@whitgift.co.uk
For any queries, please telephone the Whitgift Easter IB Revision Course team on 020 8633 9924 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications will be reviewed daily, and interviews may occur at any stage after applications are received so we invite interested candidates to apply as soon as possible.
Whitgift School (part of the Whitgift Foundation) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Where applicable, applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.
- Mainstream school with independent funding
- Secondary with sixth form
- Boys school with students of age 10 - 18 years
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