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  • Start date details

    16th September 2024

  • Closing date

    16 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 May 2024

Job details

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Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (FTE)

Teacher of English -Maternity Cover Part-Time (0.4 to 0.6 of FTE) job summary

The ideal candidate will have a strong passion for literature and language, committed to fostering an engaging learning environment that promotes critical thinking, creativity, and a love for reading and writing. The role involves teaching IB English language and literature across the MYP and DP curricula, ensuring effective delivery of key knowledge and skills to a diverse student body, and maintaining discipline. The candidate will help establish a positive and inclusive school ethos, implement best practice policies, and engage parents in the school community. Responsibilities include collaborating with the Deputy Heads of Secondary, providing regular feedback to the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) on student progress and whole-school achievements, and actively supporting the broad and balanced IB curriculum.


  • Essential: Teaching qualification, university degree in a related subject.

  • Desirable: Experience with IB MYP and/or DP.

  • Skills: Excellent communication, motivational, and ICT skills; strong knowledge of varied pedagogical practices and the ability to inspire critical thinking in students.

Personal Attributes:

  • Enthusiastic, collaborative, and caring attitude.

  • Resilience, creativity, flexibility, and inventiveness.

  • Humour, warmth, and energy.

Why Work at Europa?

  • Teachers' Pension Scheme

  • 8 Week Summer Holiday

  • Commitment to employee Health and Wellbeing including Employee Assistance Programme including Free advice and counselling service

  • Be part of a unique multilingual environment where several European languages are spoken and taught.

  • The school embraces cultural diversity, offering a rich and inclusive environment for both students and staff.

  • Europa fosters a strong sense of community and teamwork, which leads to a supportive and collaborative working environment.

  • Located in the picturesque rural setting of Culham with ample parking

Commitment to safeguarding

Europa School UK is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring) check.
We reserve the right to research applicants on social media platforms and the internet, and the Governing Board may take this information into consideration during the recruitment process.

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About Europa School UK

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 19
School size
1039 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19

Europa School UK a UK state school offering a bilingual education from four to 18 culminating in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme.

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 primary children taught in English and also either German, French or Spanish via full immersion and humanities taught in the second language throughout the secondary phase. Other than language our emphasis is on science, well suited to the employment opportunities in Oxfordshire. Europa School inherits from its European School 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 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 and is in the process of receiving a multimillion pound facelift. The school is set in rural Oxfordshire but near Oxford and Abingdon. There is onsite parking and good cycle access.

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