Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages – Senior School

Date Posted: Tuesday 15 March 2022

Vacancy Type: Full-time / 52 weeks

Closing date for application: 24/03/2022

Interview date: 30/03/2022

Permanent / Full-time

Required for September 2022

STAHS is a vibrant school supported by a diverse and enthusiastic community of staff, pupils, parents and alumni. It is important that our staff reflect the diversity of our community, and we therefore welcome and encourage applications from people of all genders and sexual orientation, those from Black, Asian and other minority ethnic backgrounds, and those with disabilities.

We are seeking a confident, talented Teacher of Modern Languages who would enjoy the challenge of working with our very able pupils from Year 7 through the Sixth Form.

The successful candidate should be able to teach at least one language (French, Spanish or German) to A Level. The ability to teach Italian to GCSE is desirable. You will not only instil in all pupils a love of language and culture, but also support and inspire pupils who wish to pursue language related subjects at Oxbridge and other highly competitive universities. Contribution to the School’s extensive co-curricular programme, either through the Languages Department or in another area of interest, is an expectation of this post-holder.

In return we offer:

  • Continued Professional Development (CPD) opportunities.
  • An opportunity to join our warm, vibrant and ambitious independent day school set in the heart of St Albans, easily accessible to central and outer London.
  • Teachers’ Pension Scheme (TPS)
  • Free life assurance
  • An extensive benefits package including; free lunches, use of sports facilities, including gym and swimming pool*
  • Competitive salary

* Conditions apply

To apply for this role please complete and return the Job Application form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring form and either email this to our HR Department at or post it to our HR Department, St Albans High School for Girls, Townsend Avenue, St Albans, AL1 3SJ. You may incorporate further details, including your own bespoke CV if you wish, together with any observations on the job description you may have, along with your covering letter.

Closing date for applications is 9am Thursday 24 March 2022

Interviews to be held on Wednesday 30 March 2022

The High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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