Prep School Teacher (local contract)

Job description


Stimulate, support and develop St Paul`s Prep pupils, ensuring a safe environment that promotes a holistic education and provide a high quality British and Brazilian education that builds a foundation for life-long learning and promotes excellent pupil progress. 

Main Responsibilities 

  • Plan and deliver high quality lessons (through a broad and balanced curriculum) that facilitate active learning, using relevant resources including technology to support and differentiate instruction.  

  • Help pupils develop the necessary values and behaviour, serving as a strong role model, developing in pupils a sense of self-discipline and an acceptance of responsibility for their own actions. 

  • Oversee the physical, social and emotional well-being of every pupil and, by adhering to the safeguarding procedures and Prep School policies and rules, and delivering pastoral programmes, in order to support and guide every pupil as necessary. 

  • Monitor and support the overall progress of pupils, assessing and recording their development, attainment and behaviour as well as liaising with other staff as appropriate. 

  • Help to maintain a safe school environment and reinforce the rules and expectations regarding behaviour by carrying out duties in various areas of the school as required. 

  • Prepare and write reports in line with the school’s guidelines to ensure that there is formal documentation of attainment and progress and communicate effectively with parents both orally and in writing as necessary. 

  • Contribute to the development of enrichment programmes, taking part in school outings, school events and the clubs and society programme, promoting rich learning opportunities. 

  • Support the work of other colleagues by participating in planning and administrative meetings for the relevant year group, nurturing a collaborative culture so that pupils learning and development are well supported.

  • Work with, mentor and line manage class assistant to enable them to effectively support the teaching and learning in the classroom. 

  • Take responsibility for one’s own professional development, using BlueSky to keep records of personal goals and achievements, and actively participate in insets and training in and out of school.

Closing date Wednesday 21st November 2018 at 9 am SP time. Please ensure your entire application is in English.  

Applications will be considered as they arrive and the school reserves the right to appoint before the closing date.  

Required for end of January 2019


  • To have a university degree qualification; 

  • To have a certified teaching qualification, e.g. either a PGCE from the UK or Pedagogia from a Brazilian university; 

  • To have experience in the primary years; 

  • To be have proficient computing skills; 

  • To have knowledge of formative and summative assessment; 

  • To have knowledge of the 2014 English National Curriculum;  

  • To be able to use a range of teaching techniques and strategies with confidence;  

  • To have knowledge of behaviour management strategies;  

  • To have a genuine interest in children, their development and education;

  • To be flexible, responsible and collaborative;

  • To be caring, proactive and open-minded.

Any additional information you wish to be considered please upload using the CV option.