Key Stage 2/3 English Teacher, London SW8

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Newton Prep SchoolLondon SW8

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Start date: Sptember 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Well above the national teachers’ scale for Inner London
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes




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Newton Prep is a successful and vibrant school for children between the ages of 3 and 13. We have high standards and expectations and are interested in education in the fullest sense. Our curricular and extra-curricular programme, combined with a strong House system, and excellent pastoral support reflect our commitment to the education of the whole child and ensure that all our pupils benefit from a first class education. All our teaching staff are expected to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the school and be committed to the continuing development of teaching and learning.

We are seeking a highly motivated and inspirational teacher with a passion for teaching English, starting in September 2018. You must have the ability to challenge and inspire our brightest pupils as well as to prepare pupils for the demands of senior school entry examinations.  

Responsible for teaching English to boys and girls aged between 9 and 13 years, you will need to have a suitable teaching qualification (BA(Ed), BEd or PGCE). Relevant experience in teaching English to children in KS2 and KS3 and the desire and ability to deliver high quality lessons are essential prerequisites. 

In return, we offer:

  • a competitive salary well above the national teachers’ scale for Inner London
  • opportunities for professional development
  • a well-resourced and positive learning environment
  • strong and supportive leadership
  • contributory pension scheme (TPS)
  • staff gym
  • free car parking
  • free school lunch during term time

Full details of the post and an application form may be obtained on the school website or from the HR Office, Newton Prep, 149 Battersea Park Road, London SW8 4BX.  Tel 020 7720 4091 ext. 1255.  Email:

Application by form only to: HR Manager, Newton Prep, 149 Battersea Park Road, London SW8 4BX. Email: 

Closing date: 13.2.18

Interviews: week beginning 19.2.18

Newton Prep is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will therefore be subject to child protection screening, including an enhanced DBS check.

Newton Prep

149 Battersea Park Road, London SW8 4BX

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More about Newton Prep School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 13 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 149 Battersea Park Road, London, SW8 4BX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 77204091
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Newton Prep is a successful and dynamic independent school, offering a challenging education for boys and girls between the ages of 3 and 13. Although a relatively new school, having been set up in 1991, it has grown from strength to strength (curren...