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Pre-Prep Teacher

  • Buckinghamshire

  • Ashfold School

  • Fixed Term


EYFS/Key Stage 1 Teacher required for a one-year fixed term contract starting in September 2020.


Part/Full Time | Fixed Term Contract of 1 year

Required: 1 September 2020

The Post

Ashfold School are looking to appoint an EYFS/Key Stage 1 Teacher on a one-year fixed term contract starting in September 2020. The successful candidate will be genuinely passionate about children and their education and will work as part of a dynamic team of experienced teachers and assistants. Enthusiastic and inspirational, they will be able to nurture the children’s development through their innovative and exciting teaching practice. Whether befriending Gruffaloes, Swashbuckling Pirates or finding “Wockets in Pockets”, the successful candidate will be able to encourage the children to explore, and question, the world around them and to learn from their stimulating environment.

Kind, caring and approachable, the successful candidate will naturally possess excellent communication, administrative and organisational skills, and, be able to foster positive relationships with the children, staff and the wider school community. As an energetic member of staff, they will be expected to get involved with the broader aspects of this busy, vibrant Prep School.

The School

Ashfold is an established co-educational Preparatory School for around 280 children aged 3 - 13, set in a beautiful Jacobean mansion with its own thirty-acre estate in the heart of the Buckinghamshire countryside just thirty minutes from Oxford.

The school has expanded significantly over the last fifteen years and invested heavily in its infrastructure and support systems. We aim to give every child the firmest possible grounding in the core academic subjects, within a small caring family community where children know both each other and all of the staff.

Application Closing date: 9:00 am on Wednesday 3 June 2020

We reserve the right to close the application process earlier if we receive a sufficient number of suitable applications from candidates.

Interviews: To be arranged to take place in the week beginning 8 June 2020

Ashfold is committed to the protections and safety of its children and the successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion. Charity Number 272663.

Further Information

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Ashfold School

Dorton House, Dorton, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP18 9NG

  • 163 Day Boys (3-13)
  • 8 Boarding Boys (9-13)
  • 79 Day Girls (3-13)
  • 22 Boarding Girls (9-13)

01844 238237

Closing Date: 03 June 2020

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