We are currently recruiting for:

Modern Foreign Languages Teacher

We are looking for an inspirational and energetic practitioner of Modern Foreign Languages. Candidates should be fluent in French with the ability to offer at least one further language.  The successful candidate will be either primary or secondary trained with an appropriate degree and a teaching qualification and be able to teach in KS2, KS3 and up to Scholarship level.

The post is offered on a full-time basis.  Please click here for the full information pack.  The application form is available below and all applications must be sent to Verena Clark at hr@edgegrove.com by the closing date of 9.00 am on Monday 20th April 2020.

Following the appointment of our current Head, Ben Evans, to Windlesham School in Sussex after 8 years of outstanding service, we are very pleased to welcome Lisa McDonald as our new Headmistress from September 2020.  Lisa is currently Deputy Head of the British International School in New York which is a sister school to Abercorn School in central London and educates over 300 pupils from the age of three to sixteen. It teaches the English National Curriculum within the framework of the International Baccalaureate and serves a culturally diverse student population with pupils moving on to the top senior schools in New York and the UK.

“I am really looking forward to joining the school in September, and to welcoming some new staff members to the team, as we look ahead to an exciting future that maintains Edge Grove’s position at the forefront of preparatory education in north London, whilst ensuring that we uphold the values and traditions that underpin its success.   Thank you for your interest in the school and I look forward to meeting you!”  Lisa McDonald


Pay Policy for Academic Staff

Edge Grove operates its own competitive teachers’ pay scale policy.  Please click here for the full policy.


Teaching at Edge Grove

Are you:

  • An outstanding teacher able to enthuse and inspire our pupils?
  • An approachable, engaging role model with high expectations of all pupils?
  • An excellent practitioner able to teach across all ability levels?
  • Competent in the use of ICT and willing to develop its usage?
  • Willing to engage in all aspects of the School’s activities and ethos?

Do you have:

  • Strong organisational skills including the ability to meet deadlines?
  • A willingness to raise the standard of teaching and learning within the school?
  • The aptitude to provide professional leadership and management for a specific subject department to secure high quality teaching, effective use of resources and improved standards of learning and achievement for all pupils.
  • The enthusiasm, skill and ability to make a positive contribution to this motivated and “excellent” team?
  • The ability to make a real difference?

We aim to support, empower and challenge all our staff in an inspiring and innovative environment.

Rated “Excellent” across all areas in 2015 by ISI, we are looking for teachers who can match our ambition to be “exceptional” in all we do.

Edge Grove School is committed to 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 & Barring Service.


We always welcome applications from qualified teachers seeking to develop their career in a dynamic and rewarding independent prep school environment. If that matches your career aspirations, do please send your CV and accompanying letter to hr@edgegrove.com


Application Form: If completing by hand please download and return the PDF version. If completing electronically please download and return the Word version:

  1. PDF version
  2. Word version

Gap Student Placements

We have now recruited all gap placements to commence in 2020. For placements to commence in January 2021 click here: Gap Student Placements


Recruitment, Selection and Disclosures Policy

Edge Grove School is committed to 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.  Please click here for our Recruitment, Selection and Disclosures Policy.