Holme Grange is a successful, traditional Independent School. We are at an exciting stage of our development, with our school having recently extended our excellent provision up to GCSE at Year 11. We have innovative, forward thinking staff with an understanding of how children learn. We are looking for someone to join us, who is willing to contribute and adapt to our changing and developing school.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented linguist who will make a significant contribution in the classroom and bring fresh approaches to teaching MFL across the School. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach German and either Spanish or French up to GCSE. The successful applicant will be expected to enthuse pupils with energy and ideas. Pupils currently study French from Y2 and Spanish and German are introduced in the early years of the Senior School with each subject being offered at GCSE.
Our teachers set high standards of themselves and their pupils. If you are dedicated and energetic we offer a delightful working environment which is well resourced. Professional development opportunities are available and encouraged. The position would appeal equally to a teacher beginning his or her career, or to an experienced professional seeking a new challenge.
Strong organisational and administrative skills with excellent interpersonal and team-working skills and a strong interest in pastoral care will be needed for this role. A willingness to play a full part in the extra-curricular and pastoral life of our happy and vibrant school is essential. Holme Grange has its own salary scale.
Holme Grange is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants for all jobs will undergo appropriate child-protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to enhanced level. A Prohibition Check is also carried out. Holme Grange School is an equal opportunities employer.
Pre-application visits welcomed - please phone and book a time. Full details and application form available at www.holmegrange.org or by telephoning 0118 978 1566. Applications will only be accepted by completion of an application form which should be submitted with a hand written letter of application to the Headteacher – Mrs C Robinson.
Closing date for applications: Monday 5th March 2018. Interviews: Monday 12th March 2018.