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Teacher of English - Maternity Cover

Hampton SchoolRichmond upon Thames

TEACHER OF ENGLISH (Maternity Cover)


Hampton School is seeking to appoint a highly qualified, inspirational and enthusiastic Teacher of English from January 2022. Our dynamic English Department engenders a love for the written and spoken word and believes in the power of literature to engage young minds. Hampton is an academically selective school; the requirements of the role include stretching the most able pupils up to Oxbridge level. The post would suit a well-qualified Teacher of English with experience of teaching in a highly academic setting.  A contribution to the School’s extensive co-curricular programme will also be expected.

Hampton is one of the country’s foremost independent schools and is rated 'exceptional' by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) for pupils’ achievements and learning. Inspectors also praised the School for fostering a culture “in which the individual matters and everyone’s contribution is valued.” Equality, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our ethos and the School has a thriving partnerships programme.

The School has its own salary scale and offers generous non-contractual benefits, well above the maintained sector, to attract high-calibre candidates.  There is very strong commitment at Hampton to supporting the continuing professional development of colleagues. 

The closing date for applications is Friday 24 September 2021 at 9am, although candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.  The School reserves the right to commence or complete the interview process at any time prior to the closing date.

Further details of the post and an application form may be obtained from the Hampton School website . Application forms to be sent to

Hampton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an enhanced disclosure through the DBS. 

Hampton School is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Hampton School is a Registered Charity No 1120005. Company No 06264434.

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