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English Teacher

Notting Hill Preparatory SchoolKensington and Chelsea

We are looking for an experienced, dedicated and enthusiastic full-time English teacher to join our team for a fixed term from January to July 2022.

The successful candidate will teach from KS2 up to 13+ scholarship and will be a person of energy and focus. A sound knowledge of London schools 11+ and 13+ Common Entrance syllabus would be an advantage.

NHP strives for academic rigour without diminishing the joy of childhood. It is a school where a keen eye for a child’s happiness runs deep, balanced by a thriving pedagogical culture which aims to deliver a demanding curriculum. We value passion, vision and creativity in our teachers. The successful candidate will have a dynamic personality, a sense of humour and the ability to foster and maintain strong relationships with the whole school community.

NHP is a ‘Thinking School’, a title which reflects its intelligent approach to education and its devotion to instilling in its children the values of resilience, creativity and responsibility, which it holds dear. We teach children not merely to learn, but to learn how to learn. The successful candidate will share the school’s aspirations.

This role will involve contact with and responsibility for children and will amount to ‘regulated activity’.

The salary and package are generous and above the National Scale. 

If you are keen to join our team, please tick the ‘Apply’ button to submit your application form.

The closing date for completed applications is 9am on Monday 13th December 2021, although early applications are encouraged.

Interviews will be scheduled for the week commencing Monday 13th December 2021. On these days, candidates can expect to have a Zoom interview and to teach an observed lesson.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS. 

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and the School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are ‘spent’ unless they are ‘protected’ under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

NHP is an equal opportunities employer.

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