Employment Opportunities

Join our team

We employ around 220 staff all with unique skills and abilities. Working here will give you the opportunity to work in a dynamic, stimulating and friendly environment.

In reward for your commitment to King’s, you will receive the following:

  • Competitive salary
  • Technology appropriate to your job
  • Free staff lunch on the days you work during term time
  • Health and wellbeing and employee assistance programmes
  • Teachers’ Pension Scheme or Scottish Widows Group Personal Pension Plan
  • The support of skilled and enthusiastic management and colleagues
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free gym access
  • Free swimming pool access

The King’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are required to undertake screening relevant to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).  

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are “spent” unless they are “protected” under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children

In line with our commitments to safeguarding, the King’s School uses preferred agencies and is unable to work with any agencies where Terms of Business have not been agreed by both parties prior to an engagement

Our Child Protection, Safeguarding, and Safer Recruitment policies can be found here
All our appointments follow the procedures laid out in our Equal Opportunities and Child Protection policies. For details regarding our Staff Privacy Notice, please click here.

 Sports Coach (1 year fixed term contract)

We have an exciting opportunity for an outstanding Sports Coach to join our exceptional PE Department on a 1 year fixed term, term time only contract plus 3 weeks during school holidays (39 weeks per year). This role will commence 1st September 2022 and finish on the 8th July 2023.

The role involves coaching various sports but in particular hockey, netball, cricket, tennis, and leads a team in each of the three terms. See the candidate pack for more details.

Hours of the role – term time only role, working 37 hours per week Monday to Saturday (full time)

Salary £15,677 per annum for full time TTO (£18,278 FTE) with additional benefits

Closing Date:  9am Monday 6th June 2022             Interviews WC 13th June 2022

 Development Officer

We have an exciting and rare opportunity for a Development Officer to join our small and dynamic Development team. We are seeking a highly organised, enthusiastic, and flexible individual who’s excellent interpersonal and communication skills will support our strategy.

The Development Office manages relations with the ongoing community of King’s current and former pupils, parents, staff, Governors and friends, providing social opportunities, cultivating relationships and bursary fundraising.  The Development Officer will work with the Head of Development in managing all aspects of alumni relations, database administration, event co-ordination and support fundraising efforts.  The nature of the post requires a flexible attitude to work.

Hours of the role – term time only role, working 37 hours per week Monday to Friday (full time) (working 36 weeks of the academic year)Part time hours will be considered for the right candidate (upwards of 3-4 days)

Salary £16,684 per annum for full time TTO (£20,855 FTE) with additional benefits

Closing date Monday 23 May 2022 at 9.00am.

Facilities Operator

We are looking to recruit an experienced Facilities Operator that is able to demonstrate good all-round skills and flexibility towards tasks given.

Reporting to the Facilities Supervisor, the successful candidate be responsible for the overall maintenance of the premises to ensure that the buildings and grounds are usable and safe for all pupils and staff. This will include opening and locking of the whole school, maintenance tasks across the schools and assisting in setting up rooms for internal and external meetings and events

Working 37 hours per week on a rotating 5 days in 7 shift pattern (see applicant pack for more details)

Salary £18500 – £21000  – dependant on experience.

For further information please see the attached job descriptions. Please send completed applications to  recruitment@kingschester.co.uk

Call Kyle on 07908 749 149 if you have any questions about the role or the application process.  

Closing date:     9am  24th May 2022                  Interviews 26th – 27th May

 Cleaning Operative

The King’s school is are looking for two conscientious and experienced Cleaners to work on a permanent part time basis (20 hours per week).

The successful candidates will be responsible for the cleanliness of the premises to ensure a clean and safe working environment for all of our staff, pupils and parents as well as external persons hiring our venue(s).

As a cleaner you will be part of a team of 10, and you will be responsible for:

  • Cleaning your designated area within the school site and assisting with other areas as required to a high standard of a standard to be proud of
  • Emptying and cleaning work surfaces including table tops, desk and bins
  • Cleaning of:
    • desks, seats and skirting boards
    • toilet areas and replenishing toiletries
    • doors and windows
    • Spillages
  • Checking stock levels of cleaning materials
  • Report any defects and hazards immediately to the Cleaning Supervisor

Training will be provided including whole school safeguarding training.

If you are available and keen to work for us and can do approximately 20 hours per week (to be worked  Monday to Friday between 4-9pm, all year round) then we would love to hear from you. Your exact hours can be discussed at interview.

Salary is £9,880 per annum (£18,278 FTE) (£9.50 per hour) with excellent additional benefits such as the use of our gym and swimming pool.  For more information please visit our website

Closing Date – 9am on Monday 30th May 2022 .