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EAL/ESL Specialist Teacher

Permanent; Full time or Part time; Term time

Closing date: 19 October 2023 at 12 noon

Haileybury is seeking to appoint an experienced, innovative and self-motivated English as an Additional Language/English as a Secondary Language Specialist Teacher.

The candidate will hold TEFL/TESOL certification, or equivalent, and will teach and support international pupils with their learning of English. The post holder will be responsible for the planning and delivering whole School EAL initiatives to support pupils for whom English is not their first language. They will also, plan and implement schemes of work suited to individual needs and maintain an up-to-date EAL/ESL register alongside any further EAL screenings.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a range of fundamental skills required for the delivery of the EAL curriculum, adapted to meet the needs of those pupils. You will be a passionate and committed advocate for working with pupils who have language barriers and comfortable teaching adapted lessons from Lower School (Year 7) through to Upper Sixth.  The post holder will also be expected to be committed to improving educational outcomes for pupils with ESL needs, to lead professional development through example, and to support and co-ordinate the provision of high-quality professional development.

This is an important role that will significantly enhance the profile of our EAL pupils and the needs of the Learning Support Department.

Please see the attached candidate brief for further information.

About Haileybury

Haileybury is an independent co-educational boarding and day school of around 900 pupils aged 11 to 18. The School is situated on a beautiful 500-acre estate in Hertfordshire.

Haileybury has an outstanding national and international reputation, and was recently judged by the ISI to be excellent in all areas.  We are academically selective, and as such teachers are expected to support pupils to be intellectually curious, reflective and collaborative. Innovation in teaching and learning is at the heart of school development, and candidates should have a commitment to exploring a variety of teaching methods to motivate and inspire pupils.

Colleagues contribute fully to the co-curricular and pastoral life of the School.  The School has exceptional facilities supporting an extensive co-curricular offering and excellent pastoral care.

The School offers exciting career development opportunities, supported by a comprehensive professional development programme.

Other benefits include membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme, private healthcare, and substantial fee remission.  Teachers have access to the School’s facilities including gyms, a swimming pool, tennis club, and our health and wellbeing centres.

How to apply

To apply for the above position, please complete the attached application form in full, with reference to the enclosed candidate brief and return it to teacherrecruitment@haileybury.com by 19 October 2023.

Please be aware that we cannot consider an application unless the application form has been filled in completely, including details of your full employment history.

The School reserves the right to make an appointment before the closing date; candidates are therefore encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

The School has a diverse pupil body and is committed to its strategy of equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from candidates with a wide range of backgrounds to enrich our collective knowledge and experience.  Appointments will be made on merit.

Please see full details of our Privacy Notice for Staff and  Recruitment Policy.

Haileybury is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Applicants for the above post must be willing to undergo child protection vetting, including reference checks with previous employers, prohibition checks and a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Candidate Brief

Application Form