Head of Science, Kensington and Chelsea

Closing date:Expiring soon

Notting Hill Preparatory SchoolKensington and Chelsea

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £36,263 - £46,960 + responsibility allowance
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking for an experienced, dedicated and enthusiastic teacher to join our team in January 2020.

The successful candidate will teach Science from KS2 up to 13+ scholarship and will be a person of energy and focus, keen to build on the legacy created by the current Head of Science. The salary and package are generous and above the National Scale. NHP attaches great significance to the teaching of science and the successful candidate will manage a newly built, bespoke and well-equipped science laboratory for specialist science teaching.

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 pedagogy 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.

The school, situated a stone’s throw from Portobello Road in West London, is in the midst of an exciting period of expansion. We are a school where ambitious professional and committed teachers, are well supported, can learn quickly and advance their careers. 

A responsibility allowance will be included as part of the remuneration package.

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 12 noon on Monday 23rd September 2019.

Interview days will be scheduled for the week commencing 30th September 2019. On these days, candidates can expect to have an interview, teach an observed lesson, complete an in-tray task and enjoy a tour of our school.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS. NHP is an equal opportunities employer.

More about Notting Hill Preparatory School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 13 years
Address: 95 Lancaster Road, Notting Hill, London, W11 1QQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 7221 0727
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Notting Hill Preparatory School is a mixed, non-denominational independent primary school in the Royal Borough of Kensignton and Chelsea, serving students from the age of 4-13. The primary school, situated in Notting Hill has approximately 281 studen...