This is an exciting opportunity to join an expanding and academically strong Spanish Department in one of the country’s leading girls’ schools.
As a teacher of Spanish, you will play a key role providing an excellent education for all the school’s pupils by teaching with expertise and enthusiasm, offering support to the learning of individual students and contributing to the school’s pastoral system.
The ability to teach to A level is essential along with experience at KS3, 4 and 5.
Spanish at Wimbledon High School:
The Spanish Department at Wimbledon High School is currently thriving. A-Level and GCSE results have been outstanding in recent years, with a superb 100% A*-A rate at GCSE in 2017 and we have a strong ethos of sharing best practice in the department. The department believes in enriching the pupils’ interest and cultural knowledge beyond the classroom. We offer a residential study visit to Salamanca for all Year 10 girls and an exchange programme to Murcia for Years 11 and 12. There is also a popular Spanish film club and a student-led newspaper club.
About the School:
One of London’s top day schools, Wimbledon High School is a highly academic school for girls aged 4 to 18, located in the heart of Wimbledon, less than 20 minutes from central London. Our motivated students are challenged to believe in themselves within a stimulating environment and there is a ‘can-do’ attitude throughout the school, with girls involved in all sorts of clubs and activities.
As part of the GDST, the UK's leading network of independent girls' schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:
- Competitive salaries and pay progression
- Access to extensive professional development opportunities
- Training grants for qualifications
- Generous pension schemes
- Free life assurance benefit
- A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
- Childcare vouchers, interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
- A Cycle to Work scheme
- Competitive terms and conditions of employment
For further details and an application form please click the apply button.
The closing date is 9am Friday 16 March 2018.
Interviews are scheduled for Tuesday 27 March 2018.
The School reserves the right to commence the interview process at any time prior to the closing date so early application is recommended.
Wimbledon High School is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.