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Salary: Competitive

Job type: Full Time, Permanent

Start date: April 2024 / September 2024

Apply by: 31 January 2024

St Edmund’s College offers modern facilities in a magnificent country setting in rural Hertfordshire, providing a safe and stimulating environment for young minds.

We require an ambitious and enthusiastic Teacher of EAL.

The successful candidate will have a clear understanding of the linguistic requirements of the secondary school curriculum and will be able to adapt to the linguistic needs and learning requirements of the pupils. Experience teaching one or more of the following examination courses is essential: IGCSE ESL, IELTS, Cambridge English Qualifications B1 to C1.

There are approximately 85 pupils from overseas, aged 11 to 19 years, from about 20 different countries and usually 70% of these receive teaching and/or support from the EAL Department.

The successful candidate will welcome the many opportunities to contribute to the lively co-curricular life of the College, which is situated in rural East Hertfordshire. St Edmund’s is England’s oldest Catholic school offering an all-round co-education for pupils from 3 to 18 and for families from all faiths.

  • Membership of Teachers’ Pension Scheme.

You will be working on a regular basis in a school in a role which gives opportunity for contact with children. As such, you will be in regulated activity and an enhanced DBS check (which includes children’s barred list information) will be required in advance of appointment.

As with all staff, you will be responsible for providing a safe environment in which children can learn.

If you would like to apply please visit our website in order to download an application pack

Closing date for applications when all forms must be received by HR is: Midday, Wednesday 31st January 2024

Interviews to take place: Shortly after the closing date.

Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and we reserve the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.

Telephone: 01920 824335


The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Candidates will be required to undergo relevant Safeguarding Checks. We will seek references on short-listed candidates that will include questions about past disciplinary actions or allegations in relation to behaviour with children and may approach previous employers for information to verify particular experience or qualifications before interview.

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

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Source: Teacher of EAL, Hertfordshire – Tes Jobs