Maritime Studies Teacher (QTS not required), London SE1

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London Nautical SchoolLondon SE1

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience
Contract term: Permanent

The London Nautical School is an 11 to 18 Boys’ School situated in the centre of London on the Southbank close to world famous theatres and art galleries. The river is close to our hearts and offers us a link to the sea, which gives us our heritage. The London Nautical School is a dynamic and progressive school that has high aspirations for its staff and students. With our 600+ students we are a close-knit, warm environment seeking colleagues who value this and wish to contribute to the wider life of our school and community.

We are seeking to appoint a colleague to join our unique and successful Nautical Department. This post would ideally suit someone with sound knowledge of Maritime studies and the Maritime industry with relevant qualifications and experience in watersports activities including experience of class based teaching/instruction.

Our school has a unique Nautical heritage with students taking part in Nautical studies from year 7 through to 13. Students take part in RYA sailing courses following the Youth Sailing Scheme and the BCU Paddle Power training scheme using the school’s fleet of boats and our partnership with the Sea Cadets. From year 9 upwards, Maritime studies is very popular and can be chosen as one of their GCSE options. At key stage 5 we offer level 3 Open Awards Maritime Courses. 

We have a proven track record of introducing young people to both sailing and kayaking with the specific focus on boat handling and seamanship skills. Our nautical ethos has allow the school to introduce year 7’s to a programme of nautical studies and prepare students for a potential career within the Merchant and Royal Navy. Many of our students go on from the Sixth Form to become Deck Officers, Engineering Officers and various career roles within the Royal Navy.

Visits to the school are welcome, please email or call 020 7928 6801 to make arrangements.

Further information: 

To obtain a recruitment pack including Job Description and Personal Specification or to arrange a visit to the school, please email or visit our website Alternatively, contact Karen Powell, School Business Manager on 020 7620 2921. 

How to Apply: 

Please send your completed application form via email to or by post to: Karen Powell, School Business Manager, The London Nautical School, 61 Stamford Street, London SE1 9NA.

Closing date for completed application forms: 10am on Thursday 28th June 2018 

Shortlisting date: 28th June 2018  

Interview date: Thursday 5th July 2018 

Lambeth Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and external agencies to share this commitment.

Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. Further information about the disclosure can be found at and in the recruitment pack. 

Lambeth aims for quality services and equal opportunities for all.

The London Nautical School

61 Stamford Street

London SE1 9NA

Headmaster: Mr A Bull

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More about London Nautical School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: 61 Stamford Street, Blackfriars, London, SE1 9NA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7928 6801
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