Key Stage 2 Preparatory School Teacher, Barnstaple, Devon

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West Buckland SchoolBarnstaple, Devon

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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

West Buckland is a school founded in 1858 intended to offer an excellent education based on Christian values. It stands in nearly 100 acres of grounds, surrounded by farmland, near the western edge of Exmoor. Its rural location is outstandingly beautiful. The school is now a leading, multi-cultural community for boys and girls across North Devon and beyond.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated and skilful Key Stage Two teacher to join our successful and thriving Prep School.

This is a full time, permanent appointment.

The successful candidate will be a capable well‐qualified, creative and skilful Key Stage Two Teacher with experience across all Primary age groups being desirable.  

Each Form Tutor teaches their class for English, Maths and Humanities lessons along with other subject areas to be determined at interview. In addition Prep Staff are expected to coordinate a subject area.

A high level coaching expertise in Rugby, Hockey and Cricket would be advantageous.

You will be expected to contribute to the wider life of the school and its community, including clubs, activities and residential trips. 

If you would like to discuss the position with the Prep Headmaster, Mr Nick Robinson, please contact him by email: 

Applicants are requested to indicate availability for release from current appointment to meet a required start date of no later than 6th January 2020. 

For further information on West Buckland School please visit the school website at  

Please complete the application form and return in line with the detail in the job specification document. 

Applications can be emailed to  Emailed applications are welcomed, but please do not also post.

Closing date for applications is 18 September 2019. 

Interviews are expected to take place in the week of 23 September 2019. 

West Buckland School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service. The post is defined as being within the scope of Regulated Activity. 

More about West Buckland School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: West Buckland, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 0SX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1598 760281
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