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Pre-Prep (KS1) Teacher

Newland House SchoolRichmond upon Thames

The school is seeking a professional and motivated teacher who will assume responsibility for the planning and delivery of the curriculum for a Key Stage 1 class.  Candidates will be confident and proficient in planning and teaching lessons appropriate to the needs of the pupils, in consultation with parallel teachers.  In addition, they will be required to set and maintain high educational and moral standards, undertake other appropriate duties as may be required, participate in and support the school in all its many and varied activities.  

As a teacher at Newland House School, you will support the school’s aim in ensuring that we provide a curriculum that is broad and balanced, covering the academic, artistic and physical elements that are crucial for the development of the whole child.  We set high standards of learning for all the children in a caring and supportive environment and you will help to promote our ethos in encouraging enquiring minds and building pupil’s strengths, interests and experiences.

The teacher will work as a member of a team at our Pre-Prep School, along with other class teachers and teaching assistants and will report to the Deputy Head (Pre-Prep).  You should have knowledge and experience of working in KS1. We pride ourselves in fostering excellent home/school relationships with parents and candidates will be expected to have strong communication skills.

The post merits a salary commensurate with the role and the successful applicant's relevant experience.  

Newland House School is a successful, flourishing co-educational independent day school for children from 4 to 13 years, based in Twickenham in South West London.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview and to be observed teaching a lesson in week commencing 1 February 2021. Due to the current lockdown this will be done remotely.

Newland House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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