Head of Classics

Job Roles:
Head of Department - schools related roles
Organisation Type:
Primary Education
Primary School/Academy
Contract Type:
Full Time
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Salary Description:
Competitive Salary
2nd Jan 2019
Start Date:
Broomwood Hall School
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Broomwood Hall School is an independent day school which together with Northcote Lodge forms Northwood Schools teaching over 900 children, aged from 4 to 13, in South West London. Excellent facilities and resources, traditional values, specialist and assistant teachers help create a happy working environment for staff and pupils. We have our own pay scale which is above government pay scale rates.

We are looking for a passionate and innovative teacher to lead an exciting Classics department. All pupils at Broomwood take Latin as a timetabled subject from Year 6.

In addition to the language, appropriate amounts of background history, archaeology and mythology are taught. The programme of study is tailored to the needs of Broomwood Hall, Common Entrance & Public School Scholarships. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate a particular appeal to both pupils and parents for all aspects of Classics as a subject, and to enhance its position in the curriculum.

Promoting their departments is an expectation in all Heads of Department. The School is committed to developing Classics in the curriculum, and the new Head of Department will get all the support that he or she may reasonably request in such areas as timetabling, space in the curriculum and resources. The department’s future success will be shaped by the personal initiative and energy of the successful candidate.

A letter of application and CV should be sent to Mrs V Brooke, PA to the Head, 68-74 Nightingale Lane, London SW12 8NR or emailed to v.brooke@northwoodschools.com, to arrive no later than 12pm on 21 January 2019.

Short-listed candidates will be expected to teach a lesson as well as being interviewed.

Broomwood Hall is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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Broomwood Hall School
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