We require a well-qualified and enthusiastic teacher of English.
(Required for September 2023)
St Edmund’s requires, for the Senior School, a suitably qualified English teacher with a firm grounding in the teaching of English Literature and an understanding of how to inculcate pupils in both a love of reading and the skills to write in a wide variety of registers. We welcome applications from new entrants to the profession or experienced teachers. The ability to teach Media would be an advantage. The candidate appointed will teach students of a broad range of ability from Year 7 to A Level, joining a very experienced team in a well-resourced department with a proven record of success.
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 for the position, please download an application pack. Please return your completed application to the HR Department asap and by the closing date.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Midday, Monday 20th March 2023.
INTERVIEWS TO TAKE PLACE: Monday 27th March 2023*
*Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and we reserve the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.
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.