Year 1 Class Teacher ( to cover maternity leave), Kensington and Chelsea

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Wetherby School - Pre-PreparatoryKensington and Chelsea

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Wetherby School are looking for a career minded and enthusiastic Year 1 teacher to join our team to cover maternity leave from January 2018 for one year. There is the possibility of contract extension at the end of the maternity cover. This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified, imaginative and driven teacher who works with equal efficacy independently and as part of a team. Applicants will join an innovative, forward-thinking and committed team. 

Experience of teaching in Key Stage 1 is essential as is a thorough up-to-date knowledge and experience of the curriculum. What is also important is your ability to interact and support children in a positive way to foster their enthusiasm for learning, and to have the skills and maturity required to take on the Year 1 teaching duties and responsibilities.

Wetherby School is an Independent boys’ school (ages 2 ½ - 8) in Notting Hill with 350 boys. It is heavily oversubscribed and is extremely successful in securing pupils’ entry into the Preparatory School of their choice. It is part of the Alpha Plus Group of schools, which is one of the country's leading educational groups.

Wetherby School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) clearance along with other relevant pre-employment checks. References will be taken up and carefully checked.

The Alpha Plus Group has its own salary scale, which is above the Central London Maintained Scale. A salary at the appropriate point on the Teachers’ scale will be offered to the successful candidate and will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.  

Please apply in confidence by completing the online application form and equal opportunities monitoring form found on the Alpha Plus Group careers page. The careers page can be found via the following link https://isw.changeworknow.co.uk/alphaplusgroup/vms/e/careers/search/new. Also available on the careers page is the Job Description and Person Specification.

Only those candidates who have been shortlisted will be responded to. Closing date for applications is Friday 20th October. Interviews will take place in the week beginning Monday 30th October. 

If a suitable candidate applies early then interviews will take place before Friday 13th October. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 2 - 8 years
Address: 11 Pembridge Square, London, W2 4ED, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 77279581
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Wetherby School is based in Kensington and Chelsea, London. The independent pre-preparatory school admits boys aged 2-8. There are currently around 240 boys enrolled in the school, which occupies a listed townhouse. Scholarships are available to pros...