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Oakfield Preparatory School

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Oakfield prides itself in developing exceptional teaching, administrative and facilities staff. 

The Head is always delighted to hear from experienced teachers and Teaching Assistants who may be considering a career move. 

Oakfield is a warm and welcoming independent preparatory school in the heart of Dulwich. It is a friendly and dedicated community where everyone feels valued and respected. 

Please note that references will always be sought prior to the interview.

Education Development Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The motto at Oakfield Preparatory School is: 'A World of Opportunity' based on our 6 core values (the 6Cs) of Collaboration, Courage, Creativity, Care, Challenge and Curiosity.

These values are tangible, present in all meetings and decisions, every lesson plan and at the root of what drives every member of staff: to equip children with the wide range of personal qualities essential to thrive in tomorrow's world, while instilling traditional principles of discipline, courtesy and respect. The school is passionate about delivering an education of the highest quality which encourages our children to be the best that they can be.


Oakfield School has the following vacancy to start on 1 September 2024

EYFS, KS1KS2 Class Teacher to support the Reception class

Closing Date: Midnight on Sunday 23 June

Interviews: As applications are received

We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and committed member of staff to carry out the professional duties of an EYFS, KS1, KS2 Class Teacher to support our Reception Class.

The core purpose of this role is to provide high quality teaching and learning that meets the needs of the pupils in Oakfield Preparatory School and that will enable the school to achieve its vision.

We are looking for someone who will:

  • Plan and deliver high quality teaching and learning to secure the highest possible levels of attainment for all pupils
  • Set high expectations for all pupils at the school
  • Evaluate pupil performance and identify priorities for continuous improvement
  • Encourage the involvement of parents and carers
  • Create a learning environment that is engaging, happy and fulfilling for all pupils
  • Demonstrate a commitment to your own Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and supporting the development of others

Please note, we will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and reserve the right to close our vacancies early.

Please do have a conversation with your manager when applying for an internal vacancy.

Closing date: Midnight on Sunday 23 June.

How to apply: To be considered for this vacancy, applicants are required to complete and submit a fully completed application form through the EDT internal job board, click Here.