Employment Opportunities

The Downs Preparatory School is a wonderful place to work, set in 60 acres of countryside and yet just five miles south of Bristol.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

HEAD OF LEARNING SUPPORT (part-time, maternity cover)
Salary range:
£27,500 to £37,000 full time equivalent
Closing date:
Wednesday 14th October 2020 at 12 noon
Interviews:
TBC
We are looking for a suitably qualified specialist to lead this important department. They will be inspirational classroom practitioners and they will have the energy, enthusiasm, and wisdom to lead this multi-functional department.  We offer wonderful children, a stunning rural setting, excellent facilities and a talented team of supportive colleagues. This is an excellent opportunity for a suitably qualified, specialist teacher to work in a happy community and a stimulating school.

TEACHER OF ENGLISH
(full-time, permanent)
Salary range: £24,373 to £37,766
Closing date: Monday 5th October 2020 at 12 noon
Interviews: Tuesday 13th October 2020
We are seeking to appoint a highly committed, exceptional teacher with a strong passion and vibrant approach to their subject. They will be a dedicated, individual keen to contribute towards the whole school. The ability to teach 13+ Common Entrance and Scholarship is essential.  

We offer wonderful children, a stunning rural setting, excellent facilities and a talented team of supportive colleagues. Candidates will be inspirational classroom practitioners who have energy, enthusiasm, and co-curricular interests to share, not least sport. This is an excellent opportunity for a suitably qualified, specialist teacher to work in a happy community and a stimulating school.  We welcome applications from NQT's as well as experienced teachers.

1. We are looking for a dedicated part-time Receptionist who demonstrates exemplary customer care and communication skills and understands the value of ‘going the extra mile. You should have outstanding administrative skills and a calm approach. Applicants should have a good level of education.  Experience of working in a school and SIMS is an advantage

Job Description – Part-time Receptionist – September 2018

2. Due to maternity leave, we are looking for a Year 3 Teacher on a one year contract.  Etc etc etc  

job Description – Year 3 Teacher –September 2018  

The Downs Preparatory School is committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.