Teacher of German Literature to native German speakers aged 16-18 (approx 0.4)
Terms of Employment:
Fractional permanent contract
Purpose of the role:
To teach Literature to native German speakers students on the International Baccalaureate programme.
For September 2018 we are looking for a teacher of German Literature for students studying for year 1 and 2 of the IB Diploma (the equivalent of A Levels).
There is no need for applicant to have experience of teaching IB.
Students are highly motivated, class sizes are small, working conditions are exceptional.
Salary: Between 0.28 (6 hours a week) and 0.47 (10 hours a week) fraction on the St Clare’s teaching scale.
6 hours per week is guaranteed. The exact hours may vary from year to year but will usually be 8 or 10 per week. Other teaching may be available.
For an experienced teacher (5+ years), this is likely to be the fractional equivalent of £40,714 per annum.
Hours of Work: 8 or 10 hours a week (extra hours possible), Classes are timetabled between 9.00 and 16.30. The academic year is 35 weeks, from late August until mid-June, with breaks at the end of term and mid-term in October and February.
Required by: September 2018
St Clare’s comprises two colleges, the IB World School and the International College.
Each is based in the conservation area of Summertown in north Oxford, twenty minutes’
walk from the city centre.
St. Clare’s operates 48 weeks a year. There are three business streams:
The IB World School;
The International College (University Pathways, English language and other adult
Summer courses (English language, Academic and IB preparation).
Over the course of a year students of up to 80 nationalities study at St. Clare’s. The IB
World School is currently educating students from 50 countries, of which 12 per cent
Competitive Benefits Package:
Pension, Life Assurance, Free Lunch
How to apply:
Applications must be made using the College’s standard application form which can be found on the College website at www.stclares.ac.uk/recruitment
CVs will only be accepted if accompanied by a St Clare’s application form.
Alternatively, send to:
Recruitment, HR Department, St Clare’s, Oxford, 139 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 7AL
This position will close once we receive sufficient applications.
References and Pre-employment Checks
St Clare’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment and contracts are issued subject to satisfactory references and outcomes on all necessary pre-employment checks including DBS records and establishing the right to work in the UK. Some or all of these checks may have been undertaken before an offer is made. Under the National Minimum Standards for Boarding Schools, we are required to follow the guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education and undertake additional checks on employees.
Full written references and phone references on quoted references may be obtained before or after interview. One referee must be your current or most recent employer. References must also include the last place of employment where you worked with children or vulnerable adults. References from friends or relatives will not be accepted. Please ensure referees know they will be contacted and will respond promptly.
Identity, right to work and qualifications:
Original documents confirming proof of identity, right to work in the UK and relevant qualifications will be required.
Police checks / Disclosure and Barring Service checks will also be undertaken for which employees / prospective employees are required to provide information and consent. Candidates who have lived and worked abroad in the last five years will be required to seek good conduct references, or the equivalent, from the countries in which they worked, as a pre-requisite of employment.
Prohibition Order Check:
Prohibition order checks will be carried out for all teaching positions and for senior management positions as appropriate.