Head of German

St Edmund’s is seeking to appoint an outstanding Head of German.

(who may be able to teach Latin and/or Music)

(Required for September 2019)

St Edmund’s is seeking to appoint an outstanding Head of German. The successful candidate will possess impressive academic qualifications, have excellent management and interpersonal skills and be able to teach students throughout the Senior School. He or she will lead a well-resourced department with a proven record of success.

We are looking for someone with a firm grounding in the teaching of German Language and Literature and an understanding of how to inculcate students with both a love of reading and the skills to write in a wide variety of registers.  The Languages Department teaches Modern Languages and Latin. It is well-respected by students and colleagues, and performs well in public examinations. If you have any questions, please contact the Head of Languages, Laura Hill at lhill@stedmundscollege.org

The successful candidate will welcome the many opportunities to contribute to the lively extra-curricular life of the College, which is situated in rural East Hertfordshire.


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.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Midday, Tuesday 30th April 2019, INTERVIEWS: Wednesday 8th May 2019

If you would like to apply for the position please download an application pack. Please return your completed application pack to the HR department by the closing date.

Telephone:  01920 824335 Email: hr@stedmundscollege.org

The College is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children, therefore, all candidates will be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS check. 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.


Working Hours and Salary

Working Hours:  Term Time hours are 8.30am until 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.
Salary:  The salary for the post will be dependent upon experience and in accordance with the St Edmund’s Pay Scale.




Please return your completed application pack to the HR department as soon as possible, as applicants will be invited when documents have been fully processed.

Please send applications to: hr@stedmundscollege.org
For more information regarding your application 01920 824335

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