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English and Religious Studies Teacher

Devonshire House Preparatory SchoolCamden

Required for September 2021

Closing date: Friday 14th May 2021 at 5pm (GMT)

Applicant informed: Tuesday 17th May 2021

Interviews: week commencing 24th May 2021

We are excited to be able to offer an opportunity to join our School as an English and RS Teacher within our Upper School teaching Years 4-8. 

In Upper School, whilst nurturing work in the traditional subjects of English, Maths and Science, the School also provides and encourages a wide range of subjects, opportunities and interests to help foster and grow pupils talents, expressions and communication - to discover and develop their own strengths, giving each child the chance to excel.

English is a crucial part of the curriculum. The pupils achieve great success in their examinations and a number also sit successfully for senior school scholarships. The English department have a carefully structured syllabus to enhance the continuous learning of the pupils, whilst also recognising their individual skills and providing appropriate levels of challenges.  Through steadily developing understanding of effective writing, pupils also focus and acquire comprehension and writing skills and developing knowledge of grammar, spelling and vocabulary.

As well as teaching English,  the role will also require teaching Religious Studies and the successful applicant should have experience and confidence to teach this subject.

Becoming part of the Devonshire House family will also require you to continuously strive to create a culture of high standards and improvements in all areas of school life as a member of the School and wider professional staff body, and to forge positive professional relationships, conduct oneself in a professional manner and model the aims and ethos of Devonshire House School to make positive contributions.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we believe a diverse school enriches our community.  We strive to ensure that the school community understands that mental health is ‘everyone’s business’ and we strive to create an environment that has a whole school approach in providing excellent mental health support whilst developing enthusiasm, initiative and a strong sense of personal responsibility.

If Devonshire House sounds like an environment you would be passionate about working in, please read our job description and specification for further information and apply.  Use the supporting statement section in the application form to tell us why you would be a good match for our school and this position.

Devonshire House Preparatory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We expect all prospective employees, staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All candidates undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with previous employers, the Disclosure and Barring Service and overseas criminal checks for all countries in which the candidate has lived or worked in for three months or more since the age of 18.

All candidates must be qualified to teach, work and live in the UK to apply.

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