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PERSON SPECIFICATION: SUBJECT / CLASSROOM TEACHER

Category Essential Job Desirable Job Requirements Method of Testing


Requirements

Excellent classroom
Expertise in an area of the
management skills and Covering letter, application
schools curriculum (National
rapport with pupils. form, references and
Curriculum, Common
Classroom skills and interview.
Entrance, (I)GCSE, IB
knowledge Excellent communication
Diploma)
and inter-personal skills. Lesson observation (if
practical).
Excellent subject knowledge.

Teaching experience in a
similar type of school
Has worked well in a team. boarding, international,
independent.
Covering letter, application
Well-developed pastoral skills
Professional form, references and
and instincts. International experience.
experience interview.
Ability to make a major
Understands the demands of contribution in areas of
a boarding school. College life, for example: Art,
Drama, Music, Games and
Service.

A recognised teaching
qualification, equivalent to a
Record of A good standard of general
UK Post-Graduate Certificate Documentary evidence.
professional education.
of Education.
development related
Interview.
to the subject Good honours degree.
Demonstrable commitment to
professional self-improvement.

Flexible, motivated and


reliable. Capable of dealing
with unpredictable situations
Ability and desire to promote Interview and references.
with tact and discretion in an
the image of the College in the
international context.
wider community. Medical questionnaire and
Character references.
DBS clearance (application
Organised to meet necessary
funded by the College).
deadlines and priorities.
Awareness of appropriate
Safeguarding procedures in
schools.