Birmingham, United Kingdom
About Hallfield School
Hallfield School is a flourishing Prep School, renowned for the quality of its extended curriculum, successes in Sport, the Arts and Academic Excellence, successfully preparing many of its pupils for entry to the highly selective local schools. One of the largest Prep schools in the country, Hallfield is an excellent co-educational independent day school for 560 boys and girls aged from 2 – 13 years, with a nursery for children aged from 3 months to 2 years old.
Situated in the centre of Edgbaston, close to the University of Birmingham, the school has extensive 20-acre grounds for playing fields.
The school has an outstanding academic reputation. It prides itself on looking after its children – enabling 95% of Year 6 to obtain their first-choice secondary school. This statistic is evidenced by a three-year running average of 83% success rate of children passing the Birmingham 11+ and an average of 30 scholarships awarded to the highly selective Birmingham Independent Schools the last three years
Hallfield School is an equal opportunities employer, employing over 130 members of staff; teachers, teaching assistants and support staff in administration, finance and estates.
The school is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts are subject to satisfactory references which are requested prior to interview, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, medical check, evidence of qualifications, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.
The Governors and Headmaster are constantly striving to improve the facilities and working conditions at the school and working conditions at the School are excellent with competitive salaries, TPS pensions for teaching staff and a private pension scheme for support staff. In addition, staff are provided with uniforms (for sports staff, administrative staff, Hallfieldfirst, Transition and the Estates Department), free lunches during term time and free car parking facilities on site.