Contract Type: Full Time
Head of Department
Salary: Excellent, Depending on Experience
School Type:
Independent Preparatory
School Size: 1001-2000
School Age Range: 7-18
Pupil Gender: Male
Address: St Paul's Preparatory School, Lonsdale Road, London, SW13 9JT
Ofsted Ranking: Independent School


Head of Classics

Commencing Autumn Term 2019

A well-qualified and experienced teacher of Classics to lead a strong and dynamic department. The successful candidate will be expected to possess the ability to teach Latin and Classical Greek to A level as well as being able to offer some Ancient History and be willing to contribute to the wider life of the School. The post would suit a serving Head of Department or an experienced teacher with a track record of transferable experience seeking to run his or her own department.

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About Colet Court

Colet Court is an independent school and preparatory school for boys aged 7 to 13 in Barnes, London. It forms the preparatory department of St Paul's School, to which most Colet Court pupils go at the age of 13.

These are our aims.

1.To provide an outstanding intellectual, spiritual and physical education, combining tradition with the best of the present, which prepares gifted boys for their future.
2.To honour John Colet’s founding commitment that St Paul’s is open to all academically eligible boys, regardless of their economic or social circumstance.
3.To foster a culture of scholarship, and to develop a spirit of enquiry and curiosity, through inspirational and responsive teaching.
4.To treat the welfare of pupils as the highest priority, and to provide individual pastoral care that promotes a boy’s independence, whilst fostering respect, tolerance, kindness and service.
5.To develop and maintain the school’s facilities to ensure that the physical environment of St Paul’s sustains the excellence of its education.
6.To build substantive links with the local community through Pauline voluntary service, outreach programmes and the sharing of our facilities.