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Part-Time Latin Instructor

Faculty of Classics

Grade 5: £25,941 - £30,942 per annum (pro rata)

Location: Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, 66 St Giles', Oxford

Contract type: Fixed term (24 months) from September 2021 to August 2023

Hours: Part time 0.20 FTE (7.3 hours per week, of which 2 hours will be contact teaching time on Saturday morning and 1 hours on Wednesday evening) for 38-40 weeks per year.

About the role

Thanks to a generous donation from the Stonehouse Educational Foundation, the Oxford Classics Faculty has extended its GCSE Latin teaching scheme, OxLAT, and now seeks one part-time Latin Instructor to join a team of three, including a senior instructor and a Coordinator. The team provide an intensive programme of tuition to children in Years 8 and 9 and take them from beginners’ level through to GCSE. Previous cohorts have completed the scheme with excellent results.

About you

You will have proven language teaching skills, experience of teaching in a school environment and teaching Latin to GCSE, as well as enthusiasm for the subject and the desire and ability to effectively engage and motivate students. You will have a proactive, flexible approach to providing comprehensive and high-quality, yet enjoyable, Latin teaching. You will be willing to work as part of the OxLat team.

Owing to the nature of this position, any offer of employment with the University will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.

The duties and skills required are described in further detail in the job description.

Application Process

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online via and Vacancy ID 152920, or via this link direct to the advertisement, where the job description and access to the online recruitment system can also be found.

For your online application, you will be required to upload a supporting statement, setting out how you meet the selection criteria, using examples of your skills and experience, your curriculum vitae and the names and contact details of two referees, who may be contacted for references by the selection committee after shortlisting. For further details, please refer to the How to apply section of the job description.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 3 September 2021. Only applications received before this time can be considered.

Shortlisting will take place the following week and interviews will be held online in mid-September.

Please quote Vacancy ID 152920 on all correspondence.

Committed to equality and valuing diversity

Contact Person: Clive Brown
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