Class Teacher – Prep School

Date Posted: Friday 11 February 2022

Vacancy Type: Full-time / 52 weeks

Closing date for application: 07/03/2022

Interview date: 18/03/2022

Permanent / Full-time

Required for September 2022

Our ambitious and successful Prep school has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, highly motivated and inspiring teacher to join our team, teaching in Key Stage 2. We are committed to professional development and encourage applications from both newly qualified and experienced teachers. A high level of support and development is offered to applicants.

STAHS is a vibrant school supported by a diverse and enthusiastic community of staff, pupils, parents and alumni. It is important that our staff reflect the diversity of our community, and we therefore welcome and encourage applications from people of all genders and sexual orientation, those from Black, Asian and other minority ethnic backgrounds, and those with disabilities.

We have a commitment to providing an exciting, challenging curriculum to produce confident girls who share a love of learning. Individual care is a priority and we provide an enriching curriculum in a supportive environment. We encourage scholarship and lifelong learning and our attractive offer includes generous professional development programmes and an extensive benefits and wellbeing package.

There may be the opportunity to take on an English Co-ordinator role. If this is of interest, please make this evident in your application.

The Prep School is situated in the rural location of Wheathampstead village, only 5 miles from St Albans. Our inclusive community of staff, pupils, parents and alumni will offer you the warmest of welcomes.

The start date is September 2022.

In return we offer:

  • Continued Professional Development (CPD) opportunities
  • An opportunity to join our warm, vibrant and ambitious community
  • An extensive benefits package which includes free lunches*, use of sports facilities, including gym and swimming pool*, free life assurance
  • Competitive salary and generous pension scheme (TPS)
  • Tuition fee remission for children of the employee*

* Conditions apply

To apply for this role please complete and return the Job Application form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring form and either email this to our HR Department at or post it to our HR Department, St Albans High School Prep, Codicote Road, Wheathampstead, AL4 8DJ. You may incorporate further details, including your own bespoke CV if you wish, together with any observations on the job description you may have, along with your covering letter.

Closing date for applications is 9am Monday 7 March 2022

Interviews to be held on Friday 18 March 2022

The High 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

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