Job Description

Dulwich Prep London is the most exciting and stimulating place to work. With around 850 pupils, it is the largest boys’ prep school in the UK and is situated in one of the most beautiful parts of the most cosmopolitan city in the world. The School’s strength is its community: our staff who are professional, passionate and brilliantly collegiate (CPD is extremely important); our pupils who are inquisitive, challenging learners with a spring in their step, and our parents who are hugely supportive, appreciative and ambitious.

We are seeking an outstanding teacher to join our thriving Lower School team in September to cover a period of maternity leave. The appointed candidate will have a creative and innovative approach to enthusing pupils and will exude a passion for life and learning and a belief in the power of teacher efficacy.

The main duties and responsibilities of the job will include:

  • To plan, prepare and deliver high quality, differentiated lessons across the curriculum in line with the School’s schemes of work
  • To assess, record and report on the development, progress and attainment of pupils
  • To use assessment to evaluate and improve teaching and the learning & attainment of pupils

Applications are invited from fully qualified and enthusiastic teachers who are able to demonstrate the following:

  • Experience working with boys at KS2
  • An excellent understanding of the developmental needs of boys in this year group
  • High expectations of themselves and their pupils
  • Willingness to become fully involved in the life of the School.

Dulwich Prep London offers excellent facilities and resources for its staff and pupils, as well as supportive and energised colleagues, a commitment to professional development and staff well-being opportunities and small class sizes.

Please read the Job Description and Application & Recruitment Process Explanatory Note below. Completed application forms, along with the Equal Opportunities form and a covering letter explaining your suitability for the role, should be sent to Tamsin Hutson, HR Manager, at

Closing Date: 29 May 2022

Interviews: week commencing 6 June 2022

We reserve the right to appoint at any time during the recruitment process.

Dulwich Prep London is an Equal Opportunities employer and committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the DBS.