Key Stage 1 Class Teacher (One Year Contract)


Would you like to work in a well-established independent Preparatory School with ambitious plans for the future?


We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced teacher for Year 2. We are looking for someone who can work well with a certain degree of independence, who has an innovative outlook, clear ambition and enthusiasm for pupil development and who will be fully involved in the life of the school.

Class sizes are small (16) and each Pre-Prep class has a full-time teaching assistant. The split between the sexes is exactly 50:50.  Pupils are taught in single-sex classes between the ages of 7 and 16 and in co-educational classes both in the Pre-Prep and the Sixth Form.  This ‘diamond structure’ is a striking feature of the School.

Forest is very proud of its academic status, its reputation in a range of co-curricular activities.  All teaching staff are encouraged and expected to contribute in accordance with their strengths to the outstanding co-curricular programme and other areas of School life.

Please visit our website ( where you will find a full introduction to Forest Preparatory School.   Should you wish to discuss any aspect of this position before applying, Mr James Sanderson, the Head of Forest Preparatory School, would be happy to hear from you (0208 509 4985 or


Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis so early applications are encouraged. The School reserves the right to make an appointment at any stage.

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The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff 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. We are an equal opportunities employer.


Closing date for applications Monday 22 April 2019

Interviews will be held on Friday 26 April 2019

Start Date September 2019

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