Pre Prep Teacher, Sevenoaks

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Sevenoaks Preparatory SchoolSevenoaks

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Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

 An outstanding classroom practitioner is required to work within either an Early Years or a Key Stage One class; he /she would be part of an exceptional and hard-working team with the united goal of ensuring that every child reaches their full potential.  The post would suit a newly qualified teachers or experienced teachers and would offer exciting career development opportunities, including continual professional development. 


Sevenoaks Preparatory School is a mainstream, non-selective, independent school for pupils aged 2-13. The school’s two main sections are the pre-prep, for pupils aged 2 to 7, and the prep, for pupils aged 7-13. The pre-prep contains the school’s registered Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) setting for children aged two to five. 

Sevenoaks Preparatory School was founded in 1919, becoming an educational charity in 2003, under a governing board who act as trustees. It is set in 20 acres of wooded countryside, which provide sports and recreational facilities.  In 2013, the school embarked on a ten-year redevelopment plan, which included a new sports pavilion, increasing funding for bursaries and adding an exciting Centenary Centre. 

The academic curriculum is enhanced by additional activities, including  sports, music, clubs including debating and critical thinking.   


Luke Harrison  

Values and vision

Sevenoaks Preparatory School’s ethos is based on providing strong pastoral care and supporting both pupils and parents. The values of the Pre-Prep and Prep schools, known respectively as the “Golden Rules” and “The Way of Life”, have common themes based on working hard, behaving responsibly and treating other people with consideration and respect. 


“The school is successful in meeting its aims and accords strongly with its ethos of care for the individual child and their family. A good quality educational experience is offered to all pupils. Throughout the school, pupils’ achievement is good; in the EYFS it is outstanding. These standards are due to the pupils’ highly positive attitudes to learning.”   


Pre Prep Teacher

An enthusiastic qualified Early Years specialist or Key stage one teacher is sought to join a lively and committed team in this highly successful school. The right candidate will be passionate about teaching children aged 2-7, the development of pastoral care of young children, be driven to continually improve standards and have an appetite for wider involvement in school life. 

The school is committed to the safeguarding of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and DBS

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Closing date for applications is 19 April 2018. Interviews will take place on 25 April 2018.

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More about Sevenoaks Preparatory School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 13 years
Address: Fawke Cottage, Godden Green, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 0JU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1732 762336
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