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 looking to recruit an outstanding Year 1 Class Teacher, who oozes confidence in the classroom and possesses a flexible, ’can do’ attitude, to join our team. This is a one year contract to cover a period of staff secondment.

We would welcome applicants who are creative, energetic and who have a willingness to be involved in the extra-curricular live of the School.

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 KS1
  • An excellent understanding of the developmental needs of boys in this year group
  • High expectations of themselves and their pupils
  • A willingness to become fully involved in the life of the School and be a great team player

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 wellbeing 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: Sunday 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.