The Vineyard School Careers Site Eteach (19590)


The Vineyard is a highly popular and successful 3 form entry primary school which has been consistently rated “outstanding” by Ofsted. It is located at the top of Richmond Hill,  hidden away, a short distance from the river and Richmond Park. It also benefits from an unusually secluded and rural environment within acres of greenery.

As a school, we are passionate about meeting all children's needs, ensuring their happiness and making the most of their individual talents.The focus on developing a lifelong love of learning is underpinned by rigorous attention to the development of essential knowledge and skills. We aim to balance high academic standards with particular expertise and emphasis on the creative arts. 

About Us

We can offer: 

• Fantastic facilities to resource your ability to teach your pupils without limitations, including our incredible whole school Library

• Dedicated leadership and PPA time

• Exciting, accelerated leadership development and early promotion opportunities for the right candidates

• Financial support for external professionally accredited courses such as the NPQML / NPQSL / NPQH / MA

• A school that is fully dedicated to developing every child to reach their full potential, irrespective of their ability

• A dedicated and friendly team of professionals who are keen to develop and learn

• Excellent CPD opportunities to grow and development through mentorship and coaching

• Onsite parking / excellent local transport links

• Onsite caterers with locally sourced organic ingredients

• Childcare Vouchers, Cycle-to-work scheme, Tech Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme

• Supportive to part-time applicants

Working for us

If you're searching for your next post, why not contact us now? You'll be working at a great school and be part of a friendly, helpful team. We pride ourselves on our strong values led school ethos. You will have the opportunity to work alongside outstanding professionals, to observe and share practice on a regular basis, developing pedagogy through reflection. Our school community offers the opportunity to become a meaningful part of the wider community through enrichment and extra-curricular activities. We are passionate about staff well-being and organisational health throughout the school. Support for professional learning is a key part of our staff development. 

Living in Richmond


Richmond is a unique jewel in London’s crown. Often considered London’s most attractive borough it has been a favourite retreat for the rich and famous throughout history. Home to the marvels of Hampton Court and Twickenham Stadium it rivals anywhere in London for things to see and do. Seen as the happiest place in London to live, the balance of being close enough to central London while maintaining a large amount of open green space.

Located just 8 miles south west of central London, Richmond has fantastic transport links with access to London Underground’s District Line and train services to Waterloo. Heathrow Airport is 12 miles away and can be reached easily by road, train or bus and the M3, M25 and M4 motorways all provide easy access to the area.

Richmond is a friendly and lively centre with excellent facilities including numerous shops and boutiques, pavement cafes and bars, charming pubs and sophisticated restaurants serving top class international cuisine. With so much history and heritage, wildlife and leisure activities, Richmond has something for everyone and is a wonderful environment in which to bring up a family.  Along with a variety of galleries, art centres and cinemas, there is the fabulous Richmond Theatre on The Green along with The Orange Tree theatre.

The Borough also offers up some of the most attractive green open spaces within London including a number of Royal Parks, the most notable of which is the famous 2,300+ acres of Richmond Park.  The River Thames is a major feature of Richmond. Running through the heart of the Borough it winds its way for 21 miles allowing for some beautifully positioned riverside homes with fabulous river views.


Kew Gardens and Palace - Experience the Royal Botanical Garden Show at Kew Gardens. Visit the beautiful palace set within the 300 acre setting.

Richmond Park - London’s largest royal park, famous for its rambling heaths and multitude of deer. A popular jaunt West London locals looking to escape the hustle and bustle of London life.

Twickenham Stadium - The home of rugby. Catch England international rugby games here or during the summer the famous London 7s. Make the short walk to the smaller but just as lively Stoop to catch the local premiership club side, Harlequins RFC.

Hampton Court Palace - The famous royal palace that was a favourite for the King Henry VIII. Visiting here is a little journey to the past. During the winter months it is home to one of London’s largest ice rinks which is a fantastic evening no matter who you are.

Old Deer Park - Houses the boroughs favourite pagoda, it is a fantastic little park land. It is also the home ground of London Welsh Rugby Club if you are looking for an intimate family experience watching the sport.