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Lower Primary/Junior Prep Classroom Teacher

Sherfield SchoolHampshire


Full Time MPS/UPS 

April or September 2021

We are looking for a teacher to join our committed and supportive Junior Prep team (Reception to Year 4).  The role would equally suit someone in the early stages of their career or a more experienced candidate who can demonstrate a strong track record of highly effective teaching and pupil progress, and would like to develop their professional experience in a fresh setting.

We are looking for a teacher with:

• High aspirations, resilience, optimism and positivity for the children and for themselves;

• The capacity to motivate children of all abilities to make very good progress;

• A secure understanding of the lower primary curriculum and how formative assessment informs planning and practice;

• The skills to promote and advance children’s independent learning;

• Good communication skills with children, colleagues and parents;

In return we offer exceptional working relationships and a raft of opportunities for continued professional development.

Applications are invited from well-qualified and enthusiastic candidates, with an excellent degree in a directly relevant subject, with particular experience within a lower primary/Prep setting to join our thriving school.

If you are interested in the post and would like to discuss the position further or visit the school, please contact in the first instance to arrange a discussion with the Headmaster.

All candidates are required to complete an application form in full. Please note that applications must be made on the School’s application form and accompanied by a covering letter of no more than 2 sides of A4, font Calibri, size 12.

To apply, please send your letter and Sherfield application form via post to: Danielle Bishay, Sherfield School, Sherfield on Loddon, Hook, and Hampshire, RG27 0HU OR electronically via e-mail:

Closing Date for Applications:  midday, 5th February 2021.

Interviews will be held shortly afterwards.

Sherfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the school.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant pre-employment checks, including checks with past employers. 

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