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Turning work into play and making learning fun. Join the team that makes Dania such a blissful and thriving community of creative explorers and lifelong learners.

Below you’ll find our latest vacancies.

Class Teacher Key Stage 1

Highbury & Islington

Closing date: 28 November 2021
Date posted: 9 November 2021
Start date: January 2022
Contract type: Full Time
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Dania Scandinavian School is a small-scale, non-selective, coeducational independent preschool and primary school for families who desire an active, creative, and individualised learning experience for their children.

Situated in Highbury & Islington, the school is looking for an inspirational, enthusiastic, flexible and passionate KS1 class teacher to become part of our wonderful team.

We are able to offer:

– Lovely children with fantastic attitudes to inquiry led learning
– An enthusiastic, talented and fun staff team
– A Scandinavian approach to teaching based on small, focused group lessons, collaborative group projects and outdoor learning
– Excellent CPD opportunities, including the potential introduction of the International Primary Curriculum (IPC)
– Close links with other schools as part of the Independent School Association. (ISA)
– Opportunities to grow and develop wider experiences
– A close-knit and supportive parent community

Our school is an exciting and diverse community, with great support from Governors and parents and a positive and caring ethos based on a child-led and inquiry led learning following Scandinavian teaching models.

We are providing a safe, welcoming and stimulating environment where children enjoy learning and playing within a structured, broad and balanced curriculum. We strive to provide high standards of teaching to develop knowledge, skills and understanding in all subjects and foster an ongoing love of learning.

We are seeking to appoint a teacher who shares our expectations of everyone in our community, who enjoys working as a member of a creative team and who takes a solution-focused approach to teaching mixed age groups across the entire KS1 (Year 1-2).

If this is you, we look forward to receiving your application.

Please send your CV and a cover letter to [email protected].