Prep Teacher

08 Oct
Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Thornton College is a leading independent Catholic day and boarding school for girls set within 25 acres of beautiful parkland just outside Buckingham and within easy reach of Milton Keynes, and conveniently located between Oxford & Cambridge.

For November 2022, we are looking to appoint a full time Preparatory School teacher to cover maternity leave. The appointed candidate will be a Form Tutor to a Year 4 class, teach across the full range of subjects and also teach Year 6 Humanities.

The successful candidate can be sure of working with a team of extremely dedicated staff in a very motivating, forward-thinking school environment.

The ideal candidate will be not just enthusiastic, but deeply passionate about teaching and learning of, with the vision, commitment and determination to continue raising standards for all our students.

She/he will inspire and challenge our young people to enable them to develop into highly effective, independent learners and achieve their potential as individuals, both during their time at Thornton and in the future.

Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Closing Date for applications: Monday, 3rd October 2022

Interviews: w/c Monday, 10th October 2022

Start date: Monday 7th November

Early applications are welcome and if you are selected for interview, we may notify you before the closing date.

Thornton College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo an Enhanced DBS and barred list check by the Disclosures and Barring Service. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Thornton College will carry out online searches on shortlisted candidates inline with the updated guidance from KCSIE to identify any incidents or issues, related to suitability to work with children, that may need to be raised or clarified at interview.

Please do not hesitate to contact Miss Taryn Robinson, PA to the Head, should you have any queries.


*Please note- due to the remote location of Thornton College and the lack of public transport candidates will need their own transport to commute.

Thornton College - Convent of Jesus & Mary is an independent day and boarding school for girls aged 2 to 16 and boys aged 2 to 5.

  • Buckinghamshire
  • Maternity
  • 08 October 2022
  • Salary will be commensurate with experience.


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Thornton College - Convent of Jesus & Mary

Thornton, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK17 0HJ

01280 812610

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