Class Teacher

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About the role

Our ambitious and successful Prep school has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, highly motivated and inspiring teacher to join our team, teaching Reception or Key Stage 1. Applications are particularly encouraged from practitioners who have experience in EYFS, especially in an Independent school setting.

STAHS is a vibrant school supported by a diverse and enthusiastic community of staff, pupils, parents, and alumni. It is important that our staff reflect the diversity of our community, and we therefore welcome and encourage applications from people of all genders and sexual orientation, those from Black, Asian and other minority ethnic backgrounds, and those with disabilities.

You will be a self-motivated, innovative and outward looking teacher who has a desire to work with other teachers to deliver an engaging and inspiring curriculum. Strengths in English and Mathematics are essential, as well as ability and enthusiasm to teach art, D.T. science and humanities. A key aspect of this role is providing high levels of individual pastoral care to each pupil.

The Prep School is situated in the rural location of Wheathampstead village, only 5 miles from St Albans. Our inclusive community of staff, pupils, parents and alumni will offer you the warmest of welcomes. We are committed to professional development and encourage applications from both newly qualified and experienced teachers and a high level of support and development is offered.

This is a permanent position offered on a full-time basis. 

The start date for this position will be September 2023.

In return we offer:

  • Continued Professional Development (CPD) opportunities
  • An opportunity to join our warm, vibrant and ambitious community
  • Use of sports facilities, including gym and swimming pool*
  • An extensive benefits package which includes free lunches*, use of sports facilities, including gym and swimming pool*, free life assurance
  • Competitive salary and generous pension scheme
  • Tuition fee remission for children of the employee*

* Conditions apply

Details of the role and application process are available on the school’s website 

Closing date for applications is 9am Monday 6 February 2023

Interviews to be held on Thursday 23 February or Friday 24 February 2023

The High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.                                 

Registered Charity No: 311065


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Contact details

Tracy Williams , HR Advisor
St. Albans High School For Girls 1-3 Townsend Avenue St. Albans
Hertfordshire AL1 3sj

Telephone: 01582 839270
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