Kew College Surrey

Kew College Surrey

English Co-ordinator

Kew College, Surrey TW9 3HQ

School: IAPS Independent school for 3-11 year olds

Start: January/mid-February 2016

Contract: Permanent/2 term interim

We are seeking an outstanding KS2 English teacher with a natural enthusiasm for teaching and the ability to engage and inspire pupils, staff and parents. The appointment offers an excellent opportunity to take the lead in all aspects of curriculum delivery, monitoring and assessment across the school. In addition, the English Co-ordinator will act as a Year 5 Form Tutor and be responsible for pupils’ well-being and pastoral care.

We want to recruit a well-qualified English teacher (BEd/PGCE/OTT equivalent) familiar with the London Day school system and preparing pupils for competitive exams in Year 6. The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher with a natural enthusiasm for teaching English and the ability to engage and inspire pupils, staff and parents.

Kew College is a co-educational prep school that successfully combines high academic achievement with creativity in a caring and trusting environment. Children are encouraged to think independently and critically, to be continuously inquisitive and self-reflective; true individuals who are aware of the changing world in which they live.

Applications are warmly invited from candidates with a background in prep school education or English teachers considering a career move from independent or maintained secondary (KS3/4) to KS2 in a London prep school. The position is permanent but a two-term interim appointment Jan/Feb-Jul 16) would also be considered.

The closing date for applications is Friday 4th December 2015. Preliminary interviews will be conducted by our recruitment advisers VeriSelect. on an ongoing basis via skype/in London. Formal interviews will take place at Kew College week beginning 7th December 2015.

Salary and benefits: The school offers an excellent salary and pension package reflecting the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

To apply: In the first instance, please forward your CV and covering letter to VeriSelect, our recruitment advisers: or contact Angela Forsyth, Lead Consultant for an informal conversation about the role and a candidate application pack: or call +44 (0)1494 771644.

VeriSelect and our clients are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all applicants to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and the DBS.

Kew College is a Registered Charity No. 286059 and incorporated in England with limited liability Registration No. 1678837

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