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 teacher who has a strong sense of confidence in the classroom and who possesses a flexible, ’can do’ attitude, to join our team in April 2022 for 4 terms. We would welcome applicants who are creative, energetic and who have a willingness to be involved in the extra-curricular life of the School.

The English department is a thriving team with a varied and strong level of expertise. We are looking to appoint an inspirational teacher to work in this intellectually challenging and supportive department. A love of English is essential, as is the willingness to work with colleagues to continue to develop pedagogy.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong subject knowledge and will bring experience of teaching up to Year 8 Common Entrance level and Scholarship level. Previous experience in an independent school is desirable.

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 a covering letter explaining your suitability for the role and the equal opportunities form, should be sent to Tamsin Hutson, HR Manager, at

Closing Date: 12noon on Friday 25th February 2022

Interviews: week commencing 28th February 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.