‘Pupils’ ability to express themselves clearly and confidently in discussions is excellent’

– Park Hill School ISI Inspection Report, 2020


Vacancies

Current vacancies –

Class Teacher – KS1 and KS2

Gap Student

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Park Hill Preparatory School and Nursery

Position: Class Teacher (Year 4)

Salary: £28,000 to £32,000 per annum depending on qualification and experience

Contract type: 36 Weeks a year

Hours of Work: 40 hours a week

Contract term: Permanent

Date Posted: 20 May 2021

Closing date: 10 June 2021

Start date: 1 Sept 2021

Place of Work: 8 Queens Road, Kingston, KT2 7SH

Website: www.parkhillschool.com

Park Hill Preparatory School and Nursery is a highly successful, flourishing co-educational independent day school for children from 2 to 11 years, based in Kingston in South West London that enjoys a national reputation for its innovative use of technology, performing arts provision and its emphasis on sports and physical activity. It is proud to be recognised as an Apple Distinguished School and offers a balanced and rich curriculum.

Applicants should demonstrate the following qualifications & experiences:

• Qualified Teacher Status and evidence of continuing professional development

• To deliver high quality teaching and learning to pupils within year groups of Key Stage 1 or 2

• To have a strong and confident knowledge of the benefits of technology in education, both academically and pastorally.

• To inspire children with enthusiasm and a love of learning.

• To relish the prospect of creating creative and inspiring lessons.

• To have a sound knowledge of the requirements of the national curriculum.

• To prepare and plan for teaching, taking account of the requirements of all children within their class.

• To prepare and develop, teaching materials, teaching programmes, methods of teaching and assessment and pastoral arrangements.

Our People Strategy & Benefits:

• For the above permanent position  the school will offer you an important role in a growing business which is financially strong and which has an ambitious growth agenda

• Competitive Salary

• Annual salary review

• Professional Development and Training opportunities with the prospect of career and salary progression as our business grows

• Ongoing coaching from the management team

• Childcare fee discount

• Pension scheme

• Refer a friend scheme up to £700

• Health cash plan covering 10 healthcare benefits and services such as optical, dental, dental accident, chiropody, therapy treatments and health club concession. Access to Doctor line from anywhere in the world, Employee Assistance Programme, scanning service (MRI, CT and PET scans) and Westfield rewards where you will be able to obtain discounts from various high street and online outlets.

The successful candidate will also benefit from joining a fun, supportive, creative team and to be part of the grand annual Christmas event.

Interested candidates should send an application at the earliest possible time.

Park Hill Preparatory School and Nursery is totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children & young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, as all new staff will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance, identity checks, qualification checks and employment checks to include an exploration of any gaps within employment, two satisfactory references and registration with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

To apply for this position, please send a detailed cover letter and a copy of your CV to the Headmaster Mr Alistair Bond via hello@parkhillschool.com

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Gap Student

Park Hill Preparatory School and Nursery

Position: Gap Student

Salary: £15,000

Contract type: 36 Weeks a year

Hours of Work: 40 hours a week

Contract term: Temporary

Date Posted: 20 May 2021

Closing date: 10 June 2021

Start date: Immediate

Place of Work: 8 Queens Road, Kingston, KT2 7SH

Website: www.parkhillschool.com

Park Hill Preparatory School and Nursery is a highly successful, flourishing co-educational independent day school for children from 2 to 11 years, based in Kingston in South West London that enjoys a national reputation for its innovative use of technology, performing arts provision and its emphasis on sports and physical activity. It is proud to be recognised as an Apple Distinguished School and offers a balanced and rich curriculum.

The School is seeking a Gap Student to support teachers in various parts of the school. The post will mainly involve working as a member of the Sports department and supporting the Head of PE and Games who oversees all aspects of sport and physical activity. The School’s main aim is to provide a curriculum that is broad and balanced, covering the academic, artistic, and physical elements that are crucial for the development of the whole child.

This role is a great opportunity for those who are planning a career working with young people and who need experience to get their first job or get onto a course. You can prepare for a career working with children and demonstrate the impact you can have on their lives. It is a one year post which gives you an insight into a range of roles on offer in schools

Applicants should demonstrate the following qualifications & experiences:

• The candidate will help with administrative work, lunch duties, sports arrangements, lessons and matches.

• The candidate will learn to plan, organise, support, extend and enrich the lives of children and be a reliable team player and will work with children in all age ranges from the Nursery to Prep.

• The Gap student will start the day with Breakfast Club which operates daily from 7.30 a.m. and may need to work occasional weekends to support fixtures.

• We set high principles of learning for all children in a caring and supportive environment, and you will help to promote our ethos in encouraging enquiring minds and building pupil’s strengths, interests, and experiences. In addition, you will be required to set and maintain high educational and moral standards, undertake other appropriate duties as maybe required, participate in, and organise extra-curricular activities and support the school activities.

• The candidate will also promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young persons for who you are responsible and with whom you come into contact. We pride ourselves in fostering excellent home/school relationships with parents and you will be expected to have strong communication skills.

• No qualifications are required but a keen interest in sport and working with children is essential. You will be entitled to breakfast, lunch, and evening meal as well as sports clothing and personal iPad device.

Interested candidates should send an application at the earliest possible time.

Park Hill Preparatory School and Nursery is totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children & young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, as all new staff will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance, identity checks, qualification checks and employment checks to include an exploration of any gaps within employment, two satisfactory references and registration with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

To apply for this position, please send a detailed cover letter and a copy of your CV to the Headmaster Mr Alistair Bond via hello@parkhillschool.com


Learning Support Assistant

Park Hill Preparatory School & Nursery are seeking a qualified, passionate Learning Support Assistant to join our beautiful setting in Kingston upon Thames.

Job Title: Learning Support Assistant

Job Type: Full-time (Term only)

Salary: Please contact for salary information.

Experience: Minimum of 2 years years experience (preferable)

Working Hours: 40 hours (8am – 5pm)

Contract: Full time permanent contract

Required Qualifications & Certificates:

  • Up to date DBS (desirable)
  • First Aid (desirable)
  • Safeguarding training (desirable)

Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills, with children, parents/carers
  • The ability to work well within a team
  • Able to lead small group activities

Desired Experience

  • Experience of working with 5-11 year olds

Person Specification

  • Patient, kind and warm
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • A positive approach to inclusive practice with children, parents and colleagues
  • Enthusiasm and a love of working with young children
  • Appreciation for the role technology plays in enhancing the quality of teaching and learning.

To apply for this position, please send a detailed cover letter and a copy of your CV to the Headmaster Mr Alistair Bond via hello@parkhillschool.com


Learning Support Assistant

Park Hill Preparatory School & Nursery are seeking a qualified, passionate Learning Support Assistant to join our beautiful setting in Kingston upon Thames.

Job Title: Learning Support Assistant

Job Type: Full-time (Term only)

Salary: Please contact for salary information.

Experience: Minimum of 2 years years experience (preferable)

Working Hours: 9 hours (8am – 5pm)

Contract: Full time permanent contract

Required Qualifications & Certificates:

  • Up to date DBS (desirable)
  • First Aid (desirable)
  • Safeguarding training (desirable)

Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills, with children, parents/carers
  • The ability to work well within a team
  • Able to lead small group activities

Desired Experience

  • Experience of working with 5-11 year olds

Person Specification

  • Patient, kind and warm
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • A positive approach to inclusive practice with children, parents and colleagues
  • Enthusiasm and a love of working with young children
  • Appreciation for the role technology plays in enhancing the quality of teaching and learning.

To apply for this position, please send a detailed cover letter and a copy of your CV to the Headmaster Mr Alistair Bond via hello@parkhillschool.com

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