March 26, 2024

Graduate of Latin

Full Time

September 2024 start

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, dynamic and highly-motivated Graduate of Latin. This role would suit an individual who is interested in the teaching profession and has a suitable degree in Latin.  You will take an active role in the teaching of Latin at Saint Felix School.

The Latin department at Saint Felix is outstanding, pupils achieve excellent results at both GCSE and A Level. An introduction to the ancient world, through Latin. Students learn core vocabulary and engage with the foundations of Latin grammar. In addition to language learning, students are able to engage with a whole host of topics from the ancient world. Students’ individual interests are the priority for the Latin department and so we offer a unique, tailored program to best suit students’ interests.

Saint Felix School is an independent co-educational day and boarding school for children aged from 2 – 19, located close to the glorious seaside town of Southwold on the Suffolk coast. Our aim is to develop well-rounded students with the skills and the personality to make a success of their lives during and after their school years.

Academic excellence is central to life at Saint Felix School and we encourage all pupils to aspire to the highest possible standards and to exceed their expectations. Our success is demonstrated by impressive examination results at GCSE and A Level. The vast majority of our leavers go on to Higher Education.

The school adopts a non-selective entry policy which seeks to provide an environment where all pupils will thrive academically. It emphasises continuity of education through to 16+. We believe in a holistic education that exposes pupils to a wide range of experiences and opportunities. We also aim to attract pupils from a diverse range of backgrounds.

At Saint Felix we place great emphasis on the value of Sport, Music, Drama and the Arts for the teamwork, self-motivation and discipline they instil, and encourage pupils to explore their individual talents. Boarding is at the heart of the school and all full-time members of staff are expected to contribute to the wider life of the school through involvement in the tutoring system and in activities outside the classroom.

We are looking for a Latin graduate who will be able to;

  • Support the effective delivery of the curriculum.
  • Plan, prepare and deliver high quality, engaging and differentiated lessons across the curriculum
  • Ensure students uphold the values of the school, morally and in behaviours, when away from school.
  • Set clear targets, building on prior attainment, and give regular feedback to pupils

You will be joining a strong department where results are excellent. This position would suit a recent graduate or someone graduating in 2024. If you are looking to train to teach in the future too this would be an ideal first step into working in a school. Experience of working in a school environment would be looked upon favourably as would experience of developing young people a coaching or tutoring environment.

Staff at Saint Felix actively participate in and make a significant contribution to the wider school life throughout the year. This is a fantastic opportunity, you will be joining a fantastic school that comprises of passionate staff and hardworking pupils. You will be welcomed by all and become part of the family feel school.

Saint Felix School is part of the Inspired Learning Group of schools, staff at Saint Felix benefit from;

  • Competitive Salary, with annual reviews
  • Childcare fee discount
  • Pension scheme
  • Health plan that provides significant coverage such as optical, dental, dental accident, chiropody, therapy treatments and health club concession. Access to Doctor line from anywhere in the world, scanning such as MRI, CT and PET scan
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Westfield rewards (discounts from various high street and online outlets).

We look forward to your application, all applicants will be considered and contacted. We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the date advertised. Interviews will take place on a rolling basis, as applications are received.

For a full job description or to discuss the opportunity further please do not hesitate to contact us. To apply please click here 

Saint Felix School is totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children & young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, as all new staff will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance, identity checks, qualification checks and employment checks to include an exploration of any gaps within employment, two satisfactory references and registration with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).