We are currently recruiting for:

Lower School Class Teacher

We are looking for an inspirational and energetic practitioner to teach in Lower KS2 (Years 3 and 4). The ability and enthusiasm to teach across all subjects is essential and to take on the form tutor role.  The successful candidate will be primary trained with a degree and/or an appropriate teaching qualification.  The post is offered on a full-time basis to start in January 2020.

At Edge Grove we are looking for excellent teaching skills, drive, imagination and the ability to motivate pupils in order to bring out the best in them. The person appointed will work well in a team and show initiative when working with colleagues and pupils.

The closing date for applications is 9.00 am on Monday 30th September 2019 and interviews will be formally held during the following week but suitable candidates may be interviewed at any stage so an early application is advised.

The full Applicant Information Pack is available here.  All applications must be made on our application form which can be found below.


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.


Pay Policy for Academic Staff

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