(Required for September 2024)


Hours: Approximately 4 lessons per fortnight.


St Edmund’s College is seeking to appoint an innovative and enthusiastic Teacher of Chinese/Mandarin to native speakers.


The candidate appointed will teach pupils across the ability and age range and join our experienced team in this well-resourced department with a proven record of success. We welcome applications from new entrants to the profession or experienced teachers. The hours will involve some early evenings.


St Edmund’s College offers modern facilities in a magnificent country setting in rural Hertfordshire, providing a safe and stimulating environment for young minds.

The successful candidate will welcome the many opportunities to contribute to the lively co-curricular life of the College.

Whilst we are proud to be England’s oldest Catholic school, we welcome applications from all colleagues who wish to be part of our special ethos.


The post will involve close contact with, and a high degree of responsibility for, children and young adults. The majority of this will be regulated activity.
As with all staff, you will be responsible for providing a safe environment in which children can learn.


If you would like to apply please download an application pack 

Closing date for applications when all forms must be received by HR is:
Midday, Thursday 18th April 2024.
Interviews to take place: As soon as possible after the closing date.

Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and we reserve the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.


Telephone: 01920 824335
Email: hr@stedmundscollege.org


The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Candidates will be required to undergo relevant Safeguarding Checks. We will seek references on short-listed candidates that will include questions about past disciplinary actions or allegations in relation to behaviour with children and may approach previous employers for information to verify particular experience or qualifications before interview.

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.






Working Hours

Approximately 4 lessons per fortnight. Term-time only.

Brochure - Teacher of Chinese
Application Form