English & Drama Teacher, Hampstead, London

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Devonshire House Preparatory SchoolHampstead, London

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

An exciting opportunity to join a thriving co-educational preparatory school in Hampstead.  

Devonshire House Preparatory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

If the candidate has lived in a country other than the UK for a period of 3 months or more since the age of 18, a foreign criminal policy check will be required irrespective of whether they worked in those countries. Devonshire House Preparatory School is an equal opportunities employer. 

To apply for the post, please click the 'Apply Now' button below. 

Closing date for completed applications; Wednesday 21st March 2018 with interviews taking place on Tuesday 27th March 2018.

JOB DESCRIPTION

English & Drama Teacher

  TEACHING

  1. To teach English and Drama to the relevant years (Years 4-8), as agreed with the Headmistress and Deputy Head - Academic. 
  2. To prepare schemes of work, termly plans and weekly lesson plans for his or her specialist subject linking to the National Curriculum at the appropriate levels as indicated by the Devonshire House Syllabus.
  3. To take on the role of Form Tutor to a class as agreed with the Headmistress and Deputy Head - Academic. To be responsible for the pastoral care of the children in that class, including the teaching of the school’s PSHE syllabus.
  4. To liaise with other teachers in parallel classes to ensure consistency across the curriculum.
  5. To teach lessons at the times stipulated on the school timetable.
  6. To promote and safeguard pupils’ welfare.
  7. To maintain order and good discipline among pupils and safeguard their health and safety.
  8. To set, mark and record work done in school and for homework.
  9. To carry out all other duties, in and out of the classroom, including out of school activities and outings, care of the environment, display and overall care.
  10. To make regular assessments of pupils’ attainment and progress and enter pupils half termly grades on the academic database.
  11. To write reports on pupils’ attainment and progress twice per year.
  12. To attend parents’ evenings to discuss pupils’ progress with parents.
  13. Dependent on the level of Drama specialisation, the successful applicant may have full or part responsibility for the annual musical performance and/or Summer Gala.

Full job description attached below. Elements of this job description may be re-negotiated periodically.

Job Specification

The successful applicant will preferably be an experienced and qualified teacher of KS2 & KS3 pupils; however, applications from NQTs will be accepted. 


To apply for the post, please click the 'Apply Now' button below. 

Closing date for completed applications; Wednesday 21st March 2018 with interviews taking place on Tuesday 27th March 2018.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Age Range: 2 - 13 years
Address: 2 Arkwright Road, Hampstead, London, NW3 6AE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 207 435 1916
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 Devonshire House Preparatory School is situated in the heart of Hampstead. The School has fine Victorian premises with charming grounds and walled gardens.The Early Years starts in the Oak Tree Nursery (ages 2 ½ – 3 ½ ) and is based a...