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Year 4/5 Class Teacher - 12 Months Maternity Cover - Part Time/Full Time - Maternity

Merton Court Preparatory School, Sidcup

  • Ref:KCC303-6053-1T
  • Posted:06/06/2023
  • Pay:Negotiable depending on qualifications/experience
  • Start Date:September 2023
  • App Close Date:04/07/2023 at 23:00
  • Interviews:TBC





HOURS: 8am - 4pm

Monday to Friday - full or part time hours available - 12 Months Maternity Cover

SALARY: Negotiable depending on qualifications and experience

Our ‘Excellent’ School is looking to appoint a suitably qualified, experienced, enthusiastic and committed Year 4/5 teacher for a 12 month contract covering maternity leave. The successful applicant will need to be available to attend a residential trip to France from Thursday 14th – Saturday 16th September

Skills and Experience

  • At least 4 years experience of KS2 teaching
  • Qualifications relevant to the role, including QTS
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a wider team
  • Passion for enabling children to reach their full potential
  • Proven ability to assess, rate and report on children’s success
  • To provide excellent pastoral care to safeguard and promote the welfare of all children
  • Ability to work flexibly to support the school
  • Be willing to contribute to the wider community of the School

An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be required. Two references will be requested prior to interview, one from the present or previous employer

A social media check will also be carried out upon shortlisting

Merton Court is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  It is our aim that all pupils fulfil their potential. 

Information about the school

Merton Court is Sidcup’s oldest established preparatory school, founded in 1899, situated in the London Borough of Bexley. It is a small, family-run, private school with a caring community atmosphere where traditional values and a progressive environment meet to give modern children the best possible start in life.

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.