POSITION German Teacher (Maternity Cover)
Department: Modern Foreign Languages
Reports to: Head of MFL and Head of German
Type of Contract: Fixed Term (One year or four terms)
Hours per week: FT
Closing Date: 27th October at 5 p.m.
Interviews will take place in the week commencing Monday 2nd November
From January or April 2021, this dynamic and forward-looking school requires an enthusiastic teacher of German for a maternity cover to inspire pupils in Years 9 to 13.
The German department consists of 4 teachers, some of whom also teach another language. We also have an undergraduate speaking assistant to support lower-school lessons and deliver 30-minute individual oral classes for pupils in the 6th form. German is an option in year 9 and is taught at IGCSE (Edexcel) in years 10 and 11. In the 6th form, German is offered in the IB at Ab Initio, Standard and Higher level, as well as at A-Level (Edexcel).
The department is committed to bringing German culture to life through engaging lessons, trips, competitions and a range of cultural activities. Staff joining the department should have excellent subject knowledge and an interest in literature and film of the German-speaking world. They need to be flexible, have a positive disposition towards challenges and change, and share resources openly. The ability to offer an additional language as well as German would be a distinct advantage. The successful candidate will show a willingness to contribute to the wider life of the department through helping with clubs and cultural activities.
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