Start Date: September 2021
Status: Fixed Term Contract (1 - 3 Terms)
Hours: 25 hours per week
Based in Hampton, Twickenham Preparatory School is a flourishing, well-resourced and friendly independent co-educational day school for pupils from 4-13 years.
Located in stunning grounds near the River Thames and Bushy Park with direct rail links into London, the School has a reputation for being nurturing and pastorally strong with high academic standards and a broad curriculum.
There are currently c.280 pupils at the school with two classes in each year group from Reception. Small class sizes (max 19) ensure that each pupil experiences individual attention and bespoke teaching. All of our girls leave at 11, mainly to independent day schools in the locality but most of our boys stay until 13, and sit Common Entrance for a wide variety of Independent Senior Schools. Numbers at the school are currently at a historical high with strong interest and waiting lists for entry.
You will be assisting staff in both the Prep and Pre-Prep including helping in lessons, administration and assisting in supervising pupils both in school and on school trips. You will be assigned to different school departments where your skills can be used and help is needed. Although this role will be timetabled, flexibility will be required so a willingness to be adaptable is essential.
A great opportunity to gain valuable experience, in a leading Prep School.
The position is available term time only for a fixed-term period (to be agreed) ranging from 1 term to 3 terms. The working hours are offered on a part-time basis (25 hours per week over 5 days).
All applicants are required to submit the following:
- - Completed application form Application Form
- - Completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (optional)
- - Covering letter which sets out your interest in the role and encapsulates the aspects of your experience relevant to the required criteria.
For further information regarding the position see below:
The school reserves the right to interview and appoint at any stage during the recruitment process.
Closing date for applications: Monday 24th May 2021 (9am)
Interviews to be held on: Week commencing 7th June 2021
Applications to be submitted via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Twickenham Preparatory School
43 High Street
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
TPS is committed to encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion within the School and eliminating unlawful discrimination. We aim to create an environment where staff and pupils can flourish and be supported to work at their best. We understand the value that diversity and inclusion can bring and we aim to be truly representative of all sections of society and the communities that we support.