Head of Modern Foreign Languages, London SW8

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Newton Prep SchoolLondon SW8

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Well above national teacher’s scale for Inner London + excellent benefits
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Newton Prep is a successful and dynamic school for over 630 children aged 3-13, situated at the heart of one of London’s most exciting developing areas in Nine Elms. We have high expectations of both children and staff. We are committed to education in the fullest sense; our curricular and extra-curricular provision, combined with a vibrant House system, strong pastoral care and outstanding facilities, ensure that each one of our pupils benefits from a first-class, education. We are conveniently situated close to Battersea Park and Queenstown Road BR stations.

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and outstanding linguist who is confident to teach French and Spanish to children aged 7 to 13 and has the drive and energy to promote the School’s high standards of teaching and learning.

We are keen to hear from applicants with strong leadership skills who hold a recognised teaching qualification and have proven teaching experience in either KS2 or KS3.  The ability to deliver outstanding lessons (principally through the use of the target language), and to ensure that others in the department do the same, are essential prerequisites.

In return, we offer:

  • a competitive salary well above the national teachers’ scale for Inner London
  • excellent opportunities for professional development
  • a well-resourced and positive learning environment
  • strong and supportive leadership
  • contributory pension scheme (TPS)
  • staff gym
  • free school lunches
  • Free car parking

Full details and an application form may be obtained from the school website www.newtonprepschool.co.uk  or from the HR Assistant on 020 7720 4091 ext. 1255, email hrassistant@newtonprep.co.uk 

Applications, by form only to: HR Manager, Newton Prep, 149 Battersea Park Road, London SW8 4BX, email hrmanager@newtonprep.co.uk 

Closing date: 25.1.2019 

Interviews: week beginning 4.2.2019

Newton Prep is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to child protection screening, including a DBS check.

Newton Prep

149 Battersea Park Road, London SW8 4BX


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More about Newton Prep School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 13 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 149 Battersea Park Road, London, SW8 4BX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 77204091
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Newton Prep is a successful and dynamic independent school, offering a challenging education for boys and girls between the ages of 3 and 13. Although a relatively new school, having been set up in 1991, it has grown from strength to strength (curren...