Teacher of Spanish
Salary guide: £37,000 - £47,000 depending on experience
We are looking for a well-qualified graduate to teach Spanish throughout the school. The ability to offer a second language, preferably French (although we would also consider any of the languages mentioned below) would be desirable, but is not a requirement.
This is a large, diverse, inclusive and collegiate department of informed, passionate teachers of modern languages and culture. We all teach across the range of abilities and ages. We currently offer the Pre-U to our Sixth Form for Chinese, French, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish, whereas we offer the Edexcel A Level for Japanese.
- Teach across the age and ability-range, extending the most able and supporting those who find the subject challenging;
- Contribute more widely to the department through, for example, enrichment activities, administering internal examinations, interventions to support individuals or groups of pupils or outreach activities;
- Seek to develop your own professional practice and development in conjunction with your Head of Department;
- Follow the school’s assessment and reporting processes and attend parents’ meetings as required;
- Contribute to the co-curricular life of the school as agreed with your Head of Department;
- Be committed to the safeguarding of all young people;
- Tutor a group of typically six pupils initially, talking an interest in their academic progress and well-being;
- Assist on a regular basis in a boarding house, supporting the House Master and getting to know all the pupils.
The Ideal Candidate
You will be a reflective classroom teacher who:
- has a good honours degree (2:1 or above) and/or a further degree in a directly-related subject;
- is passionate about their subject and can demonstrate the subject knowledge required to deliver engaging lessons across the age and ability range of students at the school;
- shares Eton’s holistic vision of education and is excited to contribute to the co-curricular and pastoral aspects of boarding-school life;
- demonstrates a solid understanding of, and commitment to working within the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion;
- has strong interpersonal skills and can build relationships and collaborate with a wide range of people;
- is committed to their ongoing professional development;
- embraces developments and innovations in teaching and learning and is open to a range of approaches to assessment and differentiation in the classroom;
- can demonstrate good ICT competence and willingness to use new technologies for teaching and learning;
- is highly motivated and can work independently as well as within wider teams;
- is interested in the welfare and pastoral wellbeing of young people;
- has excellent oral and written communication skills;
- has a positive attitude, an optimistic approach to change and development, a balanced sense of perspective and a good sense of humour.
Closing Date: 4 March 2021
Eton College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Windsor and Maidenhead
- Mainstream school with independent funding
- Secondary School
- Boys school with students of age 13 - 18 years
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