We are currently recruiting for a:

Reception Class Teacher (Maternity)

Thank you for your interest in the position of Reception Teacher (Maternity) at Edge Grove. The Pre Prep has a strong reputation for excellence in the local community and we are seeking to appoint a motivated and energetic teacher to teach one of our Reception classes.  Candidates must have a background of teaching in EYFS or KS1.  This is a full-time role for maternity cover.  Interviews will be on site and you will have an opportunity to see the school environment during an interview.

We are continuing to recruit this post over the summer break and we would be interested to receive applications as soon as possible as the successful applicant will be required from 1st September 2021.

Please click here for the full Applicant Information Pack.  The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 26th July 2021 and the application form is available below.  Please send the application form and a covering letter addressed to Miss Lisa McDonald, Head to hr@edgegrove.com .  CVs are not accepted.

Pay Policy for Academic Staff

Edge Grove operates its own competitive teachers’ pay scale policy.   Full details are available on application.


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

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.