The successful candidate should have a real passion for the German language and culture and wish to excel in an international environment. You should be an outstanding linguist with the ability to teach throughout the ability range up to near native standard whilst possessing superb interpersonal skills.
You will be expected to maintain the highest standards of teaching and learning in the department and contribute to the development of the German curriculum throughout the College including the bilingual sections in Music, Geography and History.
This is a school where languages are loved and cherished by the whole community. The German department is part of a large MFL Faculty, which achieves outstanding examination results. An unparalleled programme of exchanges and visits is an important part of our immersive target language culture, with students reaching a high level of linguistic competence at an early stage. Students in Year 7 choose either French or German. In Year 8 students begin a second Language choosing from French/German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin and Spanish. Students study two foreign languages to GCSE level. All students study a modern foreign language in the Sixth Form (where German is a popular choice); we offer an IB Diploma German Literature course to native speakers at both Standard and Higher Level, as well as German language acquisition courses.
Hockerill is currently ranked the Top UK Partially Selective Comprehensive school in the Sunday Times Parent Power table, based on our IB and GCSE performance in 2017. This summer, our Year 13 students gained an average point score of 36 points, while 21% achieved 40 points or above, placing them in the top 5% globally and equating to 4A* at A Level. Our GCSE results are also consistently high with its best ever results in 2017 when 58% of students achieved A*-A/9-7. Hockerill also performs very strongly in Progress 8 scores.
The College is situated in Bishop’s Stortford within the beautiful landscaped grounds of a former teacher training college and is within 30 minutes of both London and Cambridge. We have a roll of 837 students, both day and boarding, including a sixth form of 220 students. Hockerill has topped the state school Sixth Form league tables for the past three years.
To apply please complete the application form and return to:
Ms C Yates, Hockerill Anglo European College, Dunmow Road, Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire CM23 5HX.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone: +44 (0) 1279 658 451
The application pack and job description can be downloaded from our website: http://www.hockerill.com/34/vacancies
The closing date for receipt of applications is 9am on Tuesday 17th April 2018
Hockerill Anglo-European College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.