Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic German teacher to join our successful independent, selective, co-educational day school in rural Leicestershire from September 2022, a later start date may be available for an exceptional candidate. We are seeking an innovative and dynamic individual who can deliver engaging lessons that will motivate and inspire our students to learn German from Y6 up to GCSE and A Level. This full-time post (part time work may be available if preferred) would suit a newly qualified teacher or a more experienced teacher of German, who can ideally also teach French, from either the private or state sector.

This is an excellent opportunity to join our highly regarded Language Department. The school has a strong and long standing tradition of outstanding teaching within our Languages Department in all year groups. The ability to teach German to A Level is essential and the ability to teach French to at least KS3 would be an advantage.

The quality of education at the Dixie has been judged as excellent by the Independent Schools Inspectorate and all staff play their part in our supportive and vibrant community – not least through contribution to an extensive co-curricular programme and as part of a dynamic pastoral team.

The school is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all candidates, staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this role will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks being completed and an enhanced DBS clearance.

We look forward to receiving your application if you are interested in this role. Please complete the attached Dixie Application Form (please note that CV applications will not be accepted) which should be sent together with a covering letter addressed to Richard Lynn, Headmaster to no later than midday on Friday 29th April 2022.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 10th May 2022. Shortlisted applicants will be required to complete a self-declaration of any criminal records or information which might make them unsuitable to work with children.