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Newland House is an Equal Opportunities Employer and a Registered Educational Charity. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Your attention is drawn to the school's Safeguarding Policy, Recruitment Policy and other supporting documentation accessible on the right hand side of this page.

All applications should be sent to Mrs Alka Soni, HR & Compliance Manager (Tel: 020 8865 1231) by email to by the closing date for the role. No CVs will be accepted.


Lunchtime Supervisor

Job description

Apply by: 25 September 2020

Employment commences: ASAP

Contract type: Part-time (10 hours per week) and term time 

Salary: £9.30 per hour

The School is seeking a Lunchtime Supervisor in the Prep school who will be responsible for helping to ensure that lunchtimes in the Prep (KS2 and lower KS3) at Newland House run smoothly and that children are safe and enjoying themselves.

This a part-time role working over the lunch period between 12.00 and 2 p.m. Monday to Friday in term time only. The successful candidates does not require any formal qualifications for the role but should have a good basic education to GCSE level in literacy and numeracy, or the equivalent. Recent experience working with children would be an advantage. You will be first aid trained or be willing to attend training.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an online interview in the week commencing 28 September. Early applications are appreciated and early interviews may result in the vacancy being closed if an appointment is made.

Games teacher

Job description

Apply by: noon on 25 September 2020

Employment Commences: January 2021

Location: South West London

Contract type: Part Time (1 ½ days each week 0.3 FTE and some Saturday fixtures)

Contract term: Two terms commencing January 2021

Salary: School’s Own Scale

This is an exciting opportunity to join an experienced and dynamic Sports department for a fixed term contract. We are looking for an enthusiastic and well-qualified Games teacher, with particular experience of teaching KS2 and KS3 to join the School on a part-time contract working 1 ½ days each week with some occasional Saturday fixtures.

We are seeking someone with proven experience in teaching Games to a high standard, an evident passion for Sport and a keen desire to enthuse pupils. You will enjoy working within a team, demonstrate a positive, can do approach and have a good sense of humour. Of prime importance is an ability to motivate and inspire students. Applications are invited from a Sports specialists with experience of teaching at KS2 and/or KS3.

Pupils are well behaved, polite, keen to learn and are all encouraged to achieve their individual best. Teachers in the department have high expectations for all, but very much tailor their lessons to suit the needs of each pupil. Planning is done so collaboratively but with each teacher having the freedom to adapt this according to the needs of their individual class. Creativity and a forward thinking approach are encouraged.

The post merits a salary commensurate with the role and the successful applicant's relevant experience. 

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview and to be observed running a lesson in the week commencing 28 September2020

Reception Manager

Job description

Apply by:  25 September 2020

Employment Commences: End October 2020

Contract type: Part Time (3 days a week – Monday, Wednesday and Friday)

Contract term: Maternity cover

Salary: £15,000 p.a. (FTE £25,000 pa.)

The School is seeking an experienced and efficient individual to manage our busy Reception and Medical Room. The ideal candidate will have a friendly, professional manner to welcome visitors, have a hands-on approach and the flexibility to deal with queries from parents, staff and pupils, have good communication skills both written and verbal, be a confident user of IT systems e.g. SIMS, Excel, Word, and be an effective team member with good organisational skills and a willingness to support children e.g. administer first aid.

The post is likely to be for up to one year to cover maternity leave. This is a part-time job share role working 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday in term time. There will need to be some monitoring of phone messages and emails in the school holidays and this is shared with the Job share Reception Manager.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview in week commencing 28 September 2020

Head of Drama

job description

Apply by: 25 September 2020

Employment Commences: January 2021

Contract type: Part Time (2 days each week 0.4 FTE)

Contract term: Permanent

Salary: School’s Own Scale

We are looking for an experienced, dedicated and inspirational Head of Drama to lead the teaching of Drama to pupils ages 7-13.

At Newland House, we highly value the role that Drama has to play both within and beyond the curriculum. This is an exceptional opportunity to inspire children to enjoy and be challenged by Drama. Our expectation is that all pupils will participate frequently and regularly in performances in lessons and beyond the classroom. If you share this belief and wish to lead a positive Drama Department, we would be delighted to hear from you.

As an outstanding teacher, you will lead and manage the teaching of Drama throughout the Prep School. You will oversee the planning, implementation, monitoring, and assessment of a school-wide Drama program. You will also be involved in organising drama productions for different Year groups. The role will be focused over 2 days each week and although these days are set for this academic year, they can be more flexible for the next one.

To be successful in your application, you will be confident, dynamic and forward thinking in planning and teaching lessons appropriate to the needs of the pupils. You will have a modern approach to teaching while benefitting from small class sizes. You will have good leadership skills and a passion for the performing arts.  In addition, you will be required to set and maintain high educational and moral standards, undertake other appropriate duties as may be required, participate in and support the school in organising its varied activities. 

The post merits a salary commensurate with the role and the successful applicant's relevant experience. 

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview and to be observed running a lesson in week commencing 28 September 2020.