Teacher of Classics and Latin, Blackburn with Darwen

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School (QEGS)Blackburn with Darwen

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: QEGS has a pay scale above CPS and remuneration will be set according to qualifications and experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of Classics and Latin from September 2019

The School seeks to appoint, from September 2019, a full-time, bright and enthusiastic Teacher of Classics and Latin to join our successful, significantly oversubscribed and expanding school. 

The successful candidate will be expected to teach a full Latin and Classical Civilisation timetable from Year 7 to Advanced level with a variety of mixed ability classes. 

Applicants must have a strong academic background and an enthusiasm for the subject, which will be reflected not only in their passion for teaching, but also in their interest in assisting with extra-curricular activities related to the Faculty. The successful applicant will need to deliver a range of lessons following a detailed scheme of work and will be expected to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the school.

As part of the Languages Faculty, the Classics and Latin Department makes an important and wide-ranging contribution to the QEGS curriculum and we are committed to supporting its continuing development.

Applicants must have a good, relevant degree and have a PGCE. 

QEGS has a pay scale above CPS and remuneration will be set according to qualifications and experience. All teachers are members of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme. A willingness to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the school is expected.

An application via the TES portal is preferred.  However, if you wish to submit an application directly to School, this and further details can be downloaded from www.qegsblackburn.com/information/vacancies/. QEGS application forms sent directly to School should include a covering letter of no more than 2 A4 sides in Arial point 11 and CV, together with names, postal and e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of two referees and must be submitted to the Head, Mrs CY Gammon via email to head@qegsblackburn.com or by post.

Applications should be received by no later than noon on Friday 26th April 2019.

Blackburn offers easy access to the major conurbations of Manchester, Liverpool and Leeds as well as to stunningly beautiful countryside.

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. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS and Prohibition List check. 

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More about Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School (QEGS)
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 19 years
Address: West Park Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 6DF, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1254 686300
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Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School is a co-educational, all-through free school in Blackburn for pupils and students aged 4-19. 

The school is believed to have been founded in 1509. It survived the Reformation and in 1567 was granted a Royal Chart...