Teacher of Classics (full or part time 0.5fte upwards)

Closing Date: 5 May 2024
Email: recruitment@kings-school.co.uk
Salary: DOE
Employment Term: Full TimePart TimePermanent

We seek to appoint a well-qualified and highly-motivated graduate to teach Classics from September 2024. The successful candidate will be joining a busy and lively team of committed teachers who put the progress of the pupils at the heart of all that they do.


The post is suitable for a person with a good Classics or Classics-related degree, capable of teaching Latin and Classical Civilisation courses from Year 9 to A level. There is the opportunity also to teach Ancient Greek at various levels up to A level and Oxbridge entrance but this is not essential and candidates without Greek experience are encouraged to apply.

We are looking to appoint someone knowledgeable, charismatic and who is – or has the potential to become – an excellent classroom practitioner. They should offer a strong academic record, energy and a genuine passion for Classics as well as good humour, administrative skill, diligence and initiative. Although teaching experience or a teaching qualification are not essential, the successful applicant will have the ability to interact effectively with classes of teenagers.

For further information and to apply online, please visit:

Opportunities – The King’s School, Canterbury (kings-school.co.uk)

Applications should include a personal statement for the Head and a CV and be submitted by 2359 on Sunday 5 May 2024. Interviews of shortlisted candidates are expected to take place in the following two weeks. 

If you have any difficulties accessing the internet please contact recruitment@kings-school.co.uk

Those considering applying but requiring more information, can contact the Head of Classics Mr Matthew Browning, for an informal discussion: mwb@kings-school.co.uk.

The King’s school is committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process which is in line with the statutory Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates.

All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.