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Science Teacher - Key Stage 2/3

Newton Prep SchoolLondon SW8




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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 our pupils benefit from a first class education. Our teaching staff are all expected to make a contribution to the extra-curricular life of the school and to be committed to the continuing development of teaching and learning.

We are seeking a highly motivated and inspirational teacher with a passion and depth of knowledge to join our Science Department in September 2021 (full-time, maternity cover position). The Science Department at Newton Prep makes a significant contribution to the School’s aim to meet the needs of academically able students as well ensuring that our pupils reach the demanding standard of London day school exams, Common Entrance and Scholarship level exams at 11+ and 13+.  

Responsible for teaching science to boys and girls aged between 9 and 13 years, the successful candidate will need to have a suitable teaching qualification, BA (Ed), BEd or PGCE, and relevant experience in teaching science to children in KS2 and KS3.  A desire and ability to deliver high quality lessons and identify with and promote the School’s high standards are also essential prerequisites.

Applications from both experienced and newly qualified teachers are welcome.

In return, we offer: 

  • a competitive salary above the national teachers’ scale for Inner London
  • a well-resourced and positive learning environment
  • strong and supportive leadership
  • contributory pension scheme (TPS)
  • staff gym
  • free on-site parking
  • cycle-to-work scheme
  • free school lunch, coffee and tea during term time

Full details of the post and an application form may be obtained from the School’s website  or by phoning the HR Department on 020 7720 4091 ext. 1254.

To apply, please complete an application form and email this to the HR Manager at  or post to: Newton Prep, 149 Battersea Park Road, London SW8 4BX. 

The closing date for applications is 9:30am on Monday 1st March 2021 Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 8th March 2021

Newton Prep is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be expected to undergo an enhanced DBS disclosure check including a Barred List check.

Newton Prep

149 Battersea Park Road, London SW8 4BX

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