Teacher of Classics, Hampshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Winchester CollegeHampshire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Not specified
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Winchester College seeks to appoint a well-qualified, able and inspiring Teacher of Classics. The successful candidate, who will teach throughout the school, will join a thriving 10-strong department. Recent results have been outstanding: in summer 2018, 75% of pupils taking the Pre-U (A level equivalent) course obtained Distinction grades. In the new OCR 9-1 GCSE over 70% of pupils gained grade 8 or 9, with over 90% at grade 7 or above.

Winchester College is a boys’ boarding school of 700 pupils. It was founded in 1382, and is one of the world's oldest and most prestigious schools. The school’s examination results are excellent. We offer a distinctive and rigorous curriculum, which is complemented by a very wide range of sport, music, art, drama and other co-curricular activities.  Through our non-examined general cultural studies programme (known as Div) we offer an approach to education which develops an intelligent and critical awareness of the world, strong communication skills and a confident ability to think independently and with originality. The successful applicant may be asked to teach Div.

This post will appeal to excellent teachers who will relish the challenge of working with able and articulate pupils in a historic site of unparalleled architectural beauty in the heart of Winchester. 

Many of our full-time teachers act as tutors in one of the boarding houses, thereby making a significant contribution to the pastoral care of our pupils. In addition to this, it is hoped that the successful applicant will contribute in some capacity to our sports and co-curricular programme. 

Further information about the school can be found at www.winchestercollege.org 

This position includes a generous benefits package. Appropriate housing may be available.

For full details on the above post and to apply please click on the 'Apply on school website button'.

Only applications completed on the College website will be accepted.  Please attach a full CV and covering letter with your application.


All applications should be made via the College website by Monday 25th March 2019.

Please note that applications will be dealt with as they arrive. Winchester College reserves the right to appoint before the deadline passes.

Winchester College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This appointment will be conditional on successful pre-employment and DBS checks.

No agencies please  

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More about Winchester College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: College Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9NA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1962 621100
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Situated in Hampshire, Winchester College is an independent, secondary school for boys aged between 13 and 18. The school was founded in 1382 by the Bishop of Winchester, William of Wykeham. It was expanded in the 19th Century to accommodate the popu...