Teacher of Classics (approx. 0.3 – 0.4 FTE), Sheffield

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Sheffield High School for GirlsSheffield

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Start date: 1st September 2020
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified and dynamic teacher to join our very successful Classics department and teach well-motivated and high achieving girls. Latin is a very popular subject throughout the school with high numbers opting for the subject at GCSE.

The post is part-time (approx. 0.3 – 0.4 FTE) and would suit both newly qualified and experienced teachers. The ideal candidate would be capable of teaching Latin and Classical Civilisation to GCSE and A level, although this is not essential as there is flexibility within the department. 

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the school’s thriving extra-curricular programme.

The job description and person specification can be found in the attached information pack, as well as a more detailed overview of the school. 

About the School

Sheffield Girls’ enjoys an excellent reputation as the highest performing school locally (and regularly in the whole of Yorkshire) at GCSE and A level.  Founded in 1878, Sheffield Girls’ is situated in Broomhill, a very pleasant area of the city between the University and the Botanical Gardens. The School is one of the twenty-five schools administered by the Girls’ Day School Trust.

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
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

To apply, please click the apply button and complete the online application. 

Please ensure that you enclose a cover letter with your application. 

The closing date for applications is 4.00pm, Friday 3rd April 2020. 

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.



More about Sheffield High School for Girls
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Senior School, 10 Rutland Park, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 2PE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 114 266 0324
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Sheffield High School is one of the 24 schools and two academies administered by the Girls’ Day School Trust. The Trust was formed in 1872 by a Christian group, but the schools are now non-denominational and girls are admitted irrespective of b...