KS1/Lower KS2 Teacher (Fixed Term Contract - Maternity Cover), Wimbledon

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The Rowans SchoolWimbledon

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Start date: From end of June 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary dependent upon qualifications and experience
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

KS1/ Lower KS2 Teacher (Fixed Term Contract – Maternity Cover)

To start either at the end of June or the beginning of September 2018

Full time, Fixed Term Contract (up to a year)

Salary dependent upon qualifications and experience

The Rowans School is a popular and successful co-educational pre-prep for children between the ages of 3 and 7, situated in Wimbledon.

From either the end of June or the beginning of September 2018, The Rowans School, part of The Shrewsbury House School Trust, is seeking to appoint a full-time, experienced KS1/ Lower KS2 teacher to teach a class of children and ensure that planning, preparation, recording, assessment and reporting meet the needs of each individual child, covering their learning and social needs. The teacher will offer pastoral care and support, providing the children with a secure environment in which they can learn. They should have the ability to build good relationships with children, parents and colleagues and show effective communication skills. Patience, a sense of humour and a willingness to engage in ongoing professional learning are useful attributes. The successful applicant should have experience of the London Day School application process for ages 7+. The successful candidate will be required to make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school, including attending whole-school annual events which may not fall in designated work hours. 

Job descriptions, information on the school and an application form can be found on the School’s external website (www.rowans.org.uk) by clicking on Vacancies. Applications should be emailed to the Human Resources Department at recruitment@shstrust.net. The closing date is 5pm on Tuesday 6th February 2018, but applications will be considered as they are received and the school reserves the right to appoint at any point during the application process. Interviews will take place on 8th and 9th February.

Shrewsbury House School Trust does not use recruitment agencies to recruit, so please do not contact us.


Shrewsbury House School Trust is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory enhanced DBS [Disclosure and Barring Service] disclosure and other checks, references, medical clearance and proof of legal right to work in the UK.

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More about The Rowans School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 7 years
Address: 19 Drax Avenue, Wimbledon, London, SW20 0EG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8946 8220
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Founded in 1936 The Rowans is an Independent Co-educational Preparatory School for children aged 3-7 yrs old. 

The school is in a large private house in Drax Avenue, a quiet road off Copse Hill, Wimbledon. There is supervised parking available a...