Teacher of Classics, Kingston upon Thames

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The Tiffin Girls' SchoolKingston upon Thames

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Start date: Required from September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPR (Outer London)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

This leading selective girls’ state secondary school is seeking to appoint a teacher of Classics with the skills, expertise and passion to inspire and encourage girls who are ambitious, articulate and fully engaged with the world around them.  

The school greatly values the contribution that the study of Classics brings to its curriculum offer and to the all round academic development of the girls. This is, therefore, an exciting opportunity to teach very highly motivated students in a context where Classics is a popular choice at GCSE and A Level, with many pursuing it to degree level. 


We can offer you:

  • the opportunity to join a team of committed and highly qualified teachers
  • a stimulating and creative environment in a school where extra-curricular activities flourish and where teachers are encouraged to express and voice their ideas to generate a passion for their subject
  • a CPD provision tailored to your needs focusing on areas of research and development
  • a supportive environment where the work-life balance of teachers is proactively supported
  • numerous other benefits (please see our attached information pack)


To be successful, you will need to:

  • be extremely confident in teaching Classics to A level to high achieving students
  • be an excellent role model and classroom practitioner, who is prepared to be innovative in their teaching
  • provide opportunities outside of the classroom that inspire and engage
  • have the ability to communicate effectively with staff, students and parents


The Tiffin Girls’ School is ideally situated just fifteen minutes’ walk from Kingston upon Thames town centre and mainline station (Zone 6). For further details about our school and the role, please visit www.tiffingirls.org 

Please apply using the downloadable application form which is also available on our website, or contact the school office. 

Closing date: 9am Thursday 19 April 2018.

Interview date: Wednesday 25 April 2018.

The Tiffin Girls’ School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share and support this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to both a full employment history and child protection check, and will also be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring (criminal record) check.



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More about The Tiffin Girls' School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Richmond Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT2 5PL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8546 0773
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