Key Stage 2 Teacher - England

Date posted:2024-03-20 | Writer: Windlesham House School | Email: [email protected]

We are looking to appoint an outstanding, inspirational and talented Key Stage 2 teacher to join our thriving school set in the beautiful South Downs. The successful candidate will teach a varied timetable of general subjects and will be expected to play a part in the wider areas of school life.

Tasks and duties Teaching and learning 

• Carry out teaching duties as required and in accordance with the school’s schemes of work and National Curriculum guidelines 

• Liaise with colleagues to deliver units of work in a collaborative way 

• Work with Teaching Assistants, class teachers, phase leaders and the Learning Enrichment Department (LED) 

• Teach according to the educational needs of the pupils assigned to him/her, including setting and marking work considered desirable for the good performance of the pupils in terms of academic and social development 

• Seek to motivate, support and stretch pupils to achieve their full potential 

• Set targets for pupil attainment levels 

• Set work for pupils absent from school 

• Demonstrate exemplary classroom practice 

• Expand one’s knowledge, understanding and skills by keeping up to date with recent education initiatives and literature 

• Contribute to the review of appropriate policies and procedures 

• Monitor the condition and safe use of classroom equipment and facilities

• Follow standard, ‘whole school’ agreed policies 

• Work with parents to enable them to understand the teaching programme, pupil assessment and how to help their children progress


• Qualified teacher or postgraduate level qualification 

• Evidence of continuing professional development relating to curriculum/teaching and learning 

• TEFL/TESOL or CELTA preferred

• Experience of working with other schools and organisations 

• Appropriate first aid qualification (training will be provided if not already held) Ability/skills 

• Awareness of the need to follow set policies and guidelines with a caring and safe environment for the children 

• Excellent communication skills with colleagues and parents both in written and oral form • Ability to work well within a team while promoting the best interests of the school 

• Is committed to the protection and safeguarding of children 

What we offer

• Access to the Aviva pension trust for Independent Schools (APTIS). This is a defined contribution scheme for teaching staff 

• Life assurance cover which provides death in service cover 

• Free school lunch and refreshments during term time whilst the kitchen is operating 

• Parking on site although all vehicles are parked at the driver’s risk 

• Access to an employee assistance programme 

• School fee discount for staff whose children are Windlesham House pupils subject to the school’s normal admissions procedures 

Terms and conditions 

All appointments are subject to an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service and at least two references from past employers including any school employment during your career. 

• All staff comply with the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy 

• All staff set an example to pupils and dress appropriately at all times 

• The school operates a no smoking and no vaping policy 

• The school takes its obligations under the Health & Safety at Work Act very seriously and the post holder requires all staff to comply with all aspects of the School’s Health & Safety Policy, particularly in relation to safe working practices 

• All staff keep up to date with the school’s current policies which are posted on the staff shared drives

How to apply 

Completed applications should be emailed to [email protected] at latest by the closing date of 12 noon on Friday 5 April. Interview dates to be confirmed.