Early Childhood Class Teacher, Kensington and Chelsea

Closing date:New this week

Southbank International School, KensingtonKensington and Chelsea

Date posted:
Start date: August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £43,797pa – £66,2700pa (depending on experience)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Southbank International School is London's leading IB world school. With over 40 nationalities on campus, our beautiful Kensington school educates 220 children from the ages of 3 – 11. We are currently looking for an enthusiastic class teacher to join our well-established Early Childhood (ages 3 and 4) teaching team from late August 2019. This is an ideal opportunity for someone to work in a highly supportive and dynamic IB PYP Early Childhood learning environment. 
The successful applicant will be a team player who collaboratively plans and works with another teacher and a classroom assistant. 

With a liberal ethos, an emphasis on academic excellence and a commitment to the values of the IB, Southbank offers the opportunity to further extend your teaching and learning skills in a friendly, supportive but hard-working team. We offer excellent professional development opportunities linked to our Let's Talk programme which provides all teachers with quality feedback. We want all our teachers to develop professionally and to help develop the school. We are particularly interested in candidates able to demonstrate outstanding teaching and learning practice informed by educational research.

Applications from PYP teachers or teachers with international teaching experience are particularly welcome.

Person Specification

The successful applicant will:

● have Qualified Teaching Status (or equivalent) in Early Years 

● have relevant experience as a teacher in Early Years (age 3 and 4), preferably in an international school

● have a proven record of excellent teaching and learning

● have strong IT skills and an ability to deliver integrated digital learning

● have a strong track record in the teaching of language and mathematics skills for early years

● demonstrate understanding of play based learning

● demonstrate a clear understanding of the DfE and UK Independent Schools Standards and Regulations for Early Years

The School is unable to offer Tier 2 sponsorship for this role. Please ensure that you already have the legal right to work and reside in the UK.

To apply for this role please complete the application form and return to jobs@southbank.org Please note we do not accept CV’s for this role. Further details regarding the role can be found in the candidate brief.

When returning your completed application form please ensure that your application form is saved as Surname, First Name – Early Childhood Teacher.

Closing date for applications 25 February 2019.

Southbank International School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. Appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for regulated activity and overseas police checks from any countries a candidate has lived or worked overseas for three months or more in the past ten years or completed their teacher training outside of the UK.

Job location

More about Southbank International School, Kensington
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Kensington Campus, 36-38 Kensington Park Road, London, W11 3BU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7229 8230
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About Southbank 

Southbank International School is a high achieving independent school based in central London. We aim to attract the best teaching and administrative staff, to maintain and build upon our successful reputation as a centre for ex...