Director of Studies/Form Teacher, Central London

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Queen's Gate SchoolCentral London

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Queen’s Gate is a thriving GSA day school for girls aged 4 –18 and is ideally situated in Central London to take advantage of the many educational opportunities on offer. Our Junior School occupies its own buildings, adjacent to the Senior School. The Junior School maintains its own identity whilst remaining an integral part of Queen’s Gate School.

We wish to appoint from 1st September 2018, a well-qualified and dynamic teacher to join the Junior School Senior Management Team as Director of Studies and to be a Form teacher within Key Stage 2. This is a full-time position. 

The successful candidate will be required to teach Key Stage 2 pupils, to co-ordinate the 11+ examination preparation and to contribute to the management of the School through a selection of responsibilities, such as curriculum development, tracking and assessment, staff training, time-tabling and co-ordination of our Gifted and Talented provision. A mathematics specialism is desirable.

Candidates should have experience of teaching this age range as well as a knowledge of 11+ in London Schools and Boarding Schools. The successful candidate may also have the opportunity to teach Key Stage 3 lessons in our Senior School, depending upon experience. Understanding of whole-school issues, a demonstrable interest in the current debates within education, a commitment to girls’ education and the vision, drive, enthusiasm, energy and stamina to contribute to the management of this successful School, are all essential qualities. Candidates should also demonstrate an appreciation of the ethos of our School. Warmth, integrity, resilience, optimism and a well-developed sense of proportion and humour are all desirable personal qualities. 

An application form and further details may be downloaded from our website www.queensgate.org.uk/about-us/vacancies or requested from School. When completed, this should be sent, together with a letter of application, to the Principal, Queen’s Gate School, 133 Queen’s Gate, London SW7 5LE, or by email to recruitment@queensgate.org.uk to arrive no later than Monday, 30th April 2018.

Queen’s Gate is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo enhanced DBS checks and have references taken up with previous employers. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: 133 Queen's Gate, London, SW7 5LE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 207 589 3587
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Queen's Gate School is an all-through independent day school for girls aged 4-18, housed in five Victorian buildings in South Kensington, London. There are around 500 pupils on roll, with a wide range of ethnic and cultural backgrounds, reflecting th...