Year 1 Teacher, Kensington, London

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Wetherby Kensington SchoolKensington, London

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Dependent on skills and experience and in line with the Alpha Plus pay scale
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Wetherby Kensington is currently looking for a career minded and enthusiastic Year 1 teacher to join our team from the start of the summer term 2019 until the end of the spring term 2020 (one year).

As we are new school that is growing each year, there may be the opportunity for the successful candidate to take on a permanent position in the school.

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified, imaginative and driven teacher who works with equal efficacy independently and as part of a team. Applicants will join an innovative, forward-thinking and committed team. The position would suit dynamic teachers who are able to inspire pupils of all abilities to develop their full potential.

Experience of teaching in Key Stage 1 or 2 is essential as is a thorough up-to-date knowledge and experience of the curriculum. What is also important is your ability to interact and support children in a positive way to foster their enthusiasm for learning and to have the skills and maturity required to take on the teaching duties and responsibilities in a new school.

The School  

Wetherby Kensington is a two form, non-selective, pre-preparatory school for boys from Reception to Year 3. It follows exactly the same curriculum and shares the same values and ethos as Wetherby School and is an integral part of the Wetherby Group of schools. Boys at Wetherby Kensington receive very high levels of academic education and pastoral care. Wetherby Kensington is part of the Alpha Plus Group of schools, which is one of the country's leading educational groups.

Apply

Please click 'Apply' to complete an online application on the Alpha Plus careers portal.

Only those candidates who have been shortlisted will be responded to. This role will be advertised from Monday 7th January 2019. The closing date for applications is Wednesday 23rd January at 4pm.

Salary

The Alpha Plus Group has its own salary scale, which is above the Central London Maintained Scale. A salary at the appropriate point on the Teachers’ scale will be offered to the successful candidate and will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Wetherby Kensington is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The protection of our students’ welfare is the responsibility of all Wetherby Kensington staff and individuals are expected to conduct themselves in a way that reflects the principles of our organisation. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) clearance along with other relevant pre-employment checks. References will be taken up and carefully checked.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.



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More about Wetherby Kensington School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 4 - 8 years
Address: 4 Wetherby Gardens, Kensington, London, SW5 0JN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 203 910 9760
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Our mission is to provide an environment that promotes educational excellence and tradition through a forward-thinking, holistic curriculum within which the needs of individual pupils are fostered.

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