German Teacher & Teacher of Humanities in German Europa School UK, Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Job description

Working within our German department in Secondary KS3 you would teach all aspects of German language and literature and also human sciences to students within our German stream.
Many of these students are fluent, bilingual or have been learning in German for half the week throughout their primary education, therefore, fluent German to a near native level is required.
The successful candidate will also take on the teaching of German as a third language option, these students would be new to the language in secondary.

You would join a multinational and multilingual community of staff, committed to the students and furthering the bilingual and broad curriculum ethos of our unique state school.

Europa is nestled in rural Oxfordshire but only 10 miles from central Oxford and less than 2.5 to Abingdon.

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate degree
An undergraduate or post graduate qualification covering some aspect of German and human sciences.

Essential qualifications

Teaching Qualification from any country with mutual recognition or the UK

Essential skills and experience

Some classroom experience

Employee benefits

We offer support and training. We identify staff strengths and skills and give them the opportunities to use them. With a flat structure all staff can shine and we take on board ideas. Teachers are given autonomy and support staff have a voice. It is a place where your culture is embraced and celebrated.

We have beautiful listed buildings in a stunning situation in the countryside and we do offer on-site parking.

Many staff have their children here and benefit from low cost after-school childcare and holiday clubs. The on site pre-school, Kiddylinguistics, is also very practical for parents of young children.

We are flexible as well, with 80% of our staff working part-time, we try and mostly succeed to fit the timetable around your needs, especially with lots of notice.

All our teachers are enrolled in the Teachers' Pension Scheme

About Europa School UK

Europa School UK is unique, it is a UK state school which offers the European Schools’ curriculum and the highly respected European Baccalaureate. It is an all through school offering a bilingual education from four to 18. September 2017 saw ESUK open the Secondary School, the final stage of a phased opening which began in 2012 with key stage 1. We offer a multilingual and multicultural education, with children taught in English and also either German, French or Spanish via full immersion. Other than language our emphasis is on science, well suited to the employment opportunities in Oxfordshire. Europa School inherits from its predecessor a history of preparing students for outstanding success at universities in the UK, throughout Europe and beyond. The primary has three form entry and is consistently oversubscribed. We are an accredited European School and received a good rating from Ofsted. The centrepiece of the Secondary School is the beautiful grade-II listed buildings of Culham College which has hosted a European School since 1978. The school is set in rural Oxfordshire but near Oxford and Abingdon. There is onsite parking and good cycle access.

Thame Lane, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 3DZ
All Through
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