Gap Student, Richmond upon Thames

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Newland House SchoolRichmond upon Thames

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

The School is seeking a male Gap Student to support teachers in various parts of the school. The post will mainly involve working as a member of the Sports department. The School’s main aim is to provide a curriculum that is broad and balanced, covering the academic, artistic and physical elements that are crucial for the development of the whole child. 

This role is a great opportunity for those who are planning a career working with young people and who need experience to get their first job or get onto a course.  You can prepare for a career working with children and demonstrate the impact you can have on their lives.  It is a one year post which gives you an insight into a range of roles on offer in schools. You will help with administrative work, lunch duties, sports arrangements, lessons and matches. You will learn to plan, organise, support, extend and enrich the lives of children and be a reliable team player and will work with children in all age ranges from the Nursery to Prep. The Gap student will start the day with Breakfast Club which operates daily from 7.30 a.m. 

We set high principles of learning for all children in a caring and supportive environment and you will help to promote our ethos in encouraging enquiring minds and building pupil’s strengths, interests and experiences. In addition, you will be required to set and maintain high educational and moral standards, undertake other appropriate duties as may be required, participate in and organise extra-curricular activities and support the school in all its many and varied activities. You will also promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young persons for who you are responsible and with whom you come into contact. We pride ourselves in fostering excellent home/school relationships with parents and you will be expected to have strong communication skills.

No qualifications are required but a keen interest in Sport and working with children is essential. As well as a generous salary, you will be entitled to breakfast and lunch.

Newland House School is a successful, flourishing co-educational independent day school for children from 4 to 13 years, based in Twickenham in South West London. There is also Newland House Nursery which opened in September 2017 and is a term-time nursery for children who are 3-4. Completed applications should be sent to Alka Soni, HR and Compliance Manager by the closing date. No agencies please. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview at a mutually convenient time.

Newland House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

More about Newland House School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 13 years
Address: Waldegrave Park, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 4TQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 88927479
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Newland House is a very special school.  You only have to walk through the front door to experience its wonderfully friendly atmosphere and the great sense of purpose that symbolises so much of what is done here. Set in three buildings, it boast...