January 14, 2022
Job Type
Short Summary
We are seeking to appoint a number of inspirational IB teachers to teach Biology at our 2022 Easter revision course.
£1,420 per week plus holiday pay and meals while on duty
Working Pattern
Full time, Fixed term
Closing Date
February 04, 2022


Fixed Term Contract – 1 April to 9 April 2022 (1 week, plus induction day)

Whitgift is one of Britain’s leading independent boarding and day schools for boys aged between 10 and 18 years, with approximately 1500 pupils and over 100 boarding or flexi-boarding pupils. It was founded in 1596 by Elizabeth I’s last Archbishop of Canterbury, John Whitgift, and is the oldest school in Croydon. Whitgift enjoys facilities of outstanding quality, amongst the best available nationally, in a beautiful parkland estate in South Croydon with excellent links to London, Surrey and the south coast.

Whitgift has been an IB World School since 2004 and achieves outstanding results. In 2021, the average points score at Whitgift was 41.6/45, placing the school amongst the Top 10 IB schools in the world.

During the Easter holidays Whitgift will run its own IB revision course for local and international students, utilising all its fantastic facilities and modern boarding house. Whitgift Easter IB Revision Course (part of Whitgift Short Courses) is designed to appeal to girls and boys in their final year of the IB Diploma Programme.

We are seeking to appoint a number of inspirational IB teachers to teach Biology at our 2022 Easter revision course. Successful applicants will need to have a passion for teaching as well as an imaginative and creative approach, with a focus on student-centred learning. Applicants will be able to deliver engaging and inspiring lessons using up to date resources.

Applicants must have a university degree and be a well-qualified teacher (PGCE or equivalent) with experience teaching the IB course in their specialist field. Teachers with experience of teaching in a short courses’ context are particularly welcome to apply. Candidates should have a high standard of professionalism, be able to work at a fast pace and cope efficiently with record keeping and other administrative duties as well as teaching. Native/near-native competence in spoken and written English is essential.

Applicants must be able to present evidence of their right to work in the UK for the duration of the contract.

We welcome applications from all sectors of our community as we aspire to attract staff that match the social and cultural diversity of our student intake.

Accommodation may be available if required.

For further information and an online application form, please visit the school website.

From the advert on the School’s vacancy page, further information about the role and the skills required 

For any queries, please telephone the Whitgift Short Courses team on 020 8633 9924 or email. 

Applications will be reviewed daily, and interviews may occur at any stage after applications are received, so we invite interested candidates to apply as soon as possible. The School reserves the right to appoint at any stage of the recruitment process. 

Closing date: 12am, Friday 4 February 2022.

Whitgift School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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