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Key Stage 1/Early Years Class Teacher (0.8 or full-time)

Dwight School, LondonBarnet

This is a rare opportunity to join a well-established international school in London with high standards of teaching and learning and excellent opportunities for professional development. 

Dwight School London is an IB World School offering the Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma programmes. The Dwight School community has a rich diversity of cultures, nationalities and experiences, with over 50 nationalities represented and over 40 languages spoken. We are a small, friendly and supportive community with high aspirations for our students, and high expectations of our staff. Our small, well behaved  classes  allow for greater personalised learning and teacher support

We are looking for someone who will:    

  • Be an outstanding teacher who can lead by example
  • Have a willingness to innovate   
  • Have an international outlook and experience of the IB programmes
  • An international education would be desirable

In return we can offer:    

  • The support of a resourceful, experienced and dedicated line manager
  • Friendly and helpful colleagues 
  • Professional development opportunities    
  • A supportive parent body and all the advantages of a vibrant, diverse and welcoming international community.

How to Apply:

Please apply via the TES application form.  In your cover letter of no more than 400 words outline how your skills and experience meet the job description and person specification. 

The deadline for applications is Friday 10th December 2021. 

Interviews will take place during the following week.

Please note that it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you have been barred from working with children.

Dwight School London is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.  

This 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.

If you are shortlisted for this post, you will be asked to complete a declaration at interview giving you the opportunity to declare any information relevant to your suitability for working with children and young people.

We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the school. This is in line with statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education 2021 and The Education Act 2002, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Dwight School  London aims to be a fair employer and is committed to equal opportunities. The School does not discriminate against employees on the basis of gender, ethnic origin, disability or age.

The School will endeavour to make any necessary reasonable adjustments to the job and working environment to enable access to employment opportunities for disabled job applicants.

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