Year 4 Class Teacher, Richmond upon Thames

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Falcons Prep RichmondRichmond upon Thames

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Dependent on skills and experience and in line with the Alpha Plus pay scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Falcons Prep - Richmond is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic class teacher to join our team from September 2020. 

The Role

This post requires an educationalist who is clear-sighted and a person of integrity.  S/he must have a good level of technical skills and where possible, experience using SIMS.  It is a significant role in Falcons’ strong and committed community and is line managed by the SLT with whom s/he works closely and professionally.  An excellent educational understanding of key issues and organisational abilities, efficiency, humour and energy are a requirements of the position.

We are looking for a KS2 teacher who is experienced, computer literate, understands school protocols and policies, and is willing to make a full contribution to school life. S/he has a good working knowledge of child protection issues and safeguarding and undertakes the appropriate training as s/he will liaise with the Designated Safeguarding Lead on related and highly confidential matters. S/he must at all times be friendly, approachable, discrete and supportive. 

It is a role which requires excellent communication skills and a high level of commitment and enthusiasm.

The School

Falcons Prep - Richmond is an independent, day school for boys aged 4-13 (currently 7-13), situated on the outskirts of Old Deer Park and Richmond Rugby Club, just a 5 minute walk from the train station.

We ensure that every boy at Falcons has a happy and fulfilling experience whilst at school. Above all, we encourage academic endeavour and that each boy strives, gives of his best, and achieves his goals. We place equal importance on his social, moral and cultural growth.  At all times the boys are expected to uphold the ethos of the school in a positive manner and are proud ambassadors; not only on campus but when representing Falcons at outside events, activities and fixtures. We foster a desire to learn by offering a curriculum that has breadth, balance and challenge. 

At Falcons we maintain high expectations and place a strong emphasis on acknowledging the positive ways in which the boys conduct themselves and interact with others. Trust, honesty, good manners, a hardworking attitude and respect for the environment and above all, each other, are intrinsic in all that we teach. We place great emphasis on the strength of our community and the boys being considerate, courteous and tolerant of the needs of others. In this environment they have the opportunity to grow academically, on the sports field, artistically, on stage, and to take leadership responsibilities in many different areas.  Life at Falcons Prep - Richmond is a unique experience.

Working hours: Monday to Friday, 8am until 5pm. 

Closing date: Friday 10th April at 2020

If suitable candidates apply, interviews will begin before the closing date.

Salary: Dependent on skills and experience and in line with the Alpha Plus pay scale. 

Falcons Prep - Richmond is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. 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.

More about Falcons Prep Richmond
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 7 - 13 years
Address: 41 Kew Foot Road, Richmond, London, TW9 2SS, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8948 9490
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Falcons Prep Richmond is part of the Alpha Plus Group which owns 15 independent schools in London and 5 schools outside of the capital.