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Deputy Head Teaching & Learning

Newton Prep SchoolLondon SW8

Are you eager to lead outstanding teaching and learning at a modern and exciting central London prep school?

Newton Prep is a successful and dynamic school for children between the ages of 3 and 13 situated at the heart of one of London’s most exciting areas in Nine Elms; conveniently situated close to Battersea Park and Queenstown Road BR stations and the new London Underground Northern Line Battersea Power Station. We have high standards and expectations and are interested in education in the fullest sense. We seek to ensure that our pupils benefit from a proper balance of academic excellence, fun and activity combined with strong pastoral support.

Due to the promotion of our current Deputy Head Academic, who is to take up his own headship in September, we are seeking to appoint a passionate, dynamic and innovative leader of teaching and learning. A key member of the School’s Senior Leadership Team, you will be expected to provide vision, leadership and a clear strategic direction for the academic operation of the School.

Applications are invited from candidates with excellent communication and organisational skills who have significant experience in Key Stage 2 and/or Key Stage 3. You will need a proven track record of successful subject or senior leadership experience, developed within the prep school sector coupled with proven experience of working within, leading and developing teams. This appointment will take effect from September 2023.

This is a superb opportunity for someone seeking to move into, or broaden their experience in senior management, and a stepping stone for someone looking to become a Head. The successful candidate will benefit from excellent facilities and resources combined with a competitive salary package above the national teacher’s scale for Inner London.

Full details of the post and an application form may be obtained from the School’s website or by phoning the HR Manager on 020 7720 4091 ext. 1254.

To apply, please complete an application form and email this to the HR Manager at Please also submit a covering letter explaining your suitability for the role and details of your relevant experience. The covering letter should be addressed to the Head, Alison Fleming, and should be emailed along with the application form to the HR Manager.

The closing date for applications is 9.00 am on Monday 6th February 2023. However, the School reserves the right to interview and appoint this position ahead of any advised application closing date should an appropriate candidate be found. Therefore, it is advisable to submit applications as early as possible.

Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 20th February 2023.

Newton Prep is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to child protection screening, including a DBS check and barred list check.

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