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

Infant and Junior School Sports Coach (maternity leave)

We are now seeking an experienced and passionate sports coach to join our Infant and Junior Schools.

Our School enjoys a reputation for providing exceptional opportunities for the development of pupils’ knowledge and enjoyment of physical education as well as the acquisition and application of sporting skills and this role would suit an outstanding and energetic individual who can relate positively to our younger pupils. The ability to coach a variety of sports and contribute to the co-curricular sporting programme is essential. Based predominantly in the Infant department, the successful candidate would lead all PE, games and swimming sessions In the Infant School, and provide some after school activities in the Junior School.

This role is offered on a part time, term time only basis, working 23 hours per week. Hours will be Monday to Friday between the hours of 9am to 3pm. There would also be the requirement to offer afterschool activities which would be paid in addition. The full time equivalent salary for this role is £23,725 pro rata.

Closing date: 12pm Friday 25th June
Interviews to take place Wednesday 30th June

Job Description Application Form (PDF) Application Form (DOC)

HLTA (Junior School)

The Junior School requires a Higher Level Teaching Assistant from September 2021.

This is a full time, term time only position. The hours for this role are 8.15am – 3.45pm Monday to Friday with a break for lunch, including duties.

This is a busy role supporting the Junior School Teachers and Pupils alongside the wider curriculum. Please see the job description for a full outline of the duties associated with this role.

Closing date: 12pm Friday 25th June

Apprentice Gardner/Grounds Person

We are looking for an apprentice Gardener/Grounds Person to help us develop and maintain the grounds here at King’s

  • Maintaining borders which include flowers and shrubs
  • Maintaining lawns
  • Cutting hedges
  • Keeping the school tidy and well presented
  • Collecting leaves and branches
  • Strimming around school site
  • Planting out new bedding plants
  • Mowing sports fields
  • Helping prepare sports pitches

In return we will Support you to gain Level 2 – Horticulture and Landscape Operative and pay above the apprentice wage at £5.50 per hour.

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Netball Coach

Reporting into the Assistant Director of Sport, to whom you are responsible for the performance of your duties and ultimately then to the Director of Sport and Headmaster, this post would suit a graduate in a Sports-related discipline who is either seeking invaluable, practical experience ahead of entering the teaching profession or developing a career in the coaching sphere.

This is a full-time, term-time only role working approximately 37 hours per week (including weekends as required), the post holder will be required to work as necessary to complete the job and should be willing to contribute fully to the life of the School including weekend fixtures.

Level 2 netball Coach qualification- Essential

The salary for this role is £15130 per annum (12 months fixed term contract with view to extend)

If you have the relevant expertise and attributes, we’d like to hear from you. Or for further information call Amie Beaumont, HR Co-ordinator on: 01244 689496

Closing date: 20th June 2021

Job Description Application Form (PDF) Application Form (DOC)

IT Apprentice

This is a rewarding and diverse role that will give you on the job training and allow you to work towards gaining nationally accredited qualifications on a Level 3 Apprenticeship programme. As part of the school’s IT team you will enjoy a close and a supportive work environment, providing technical support for all users of the ICT network.

Duties will include:

  • The installation, maintenance, and ongoing support of over 1800 technology assets (workstations, mobile devices, AV equipment etc.)
  • Providing swift and effective hardware and software support for workstations PCs and associated peripherals
  • Support and maintain a variety of Audio-Visual equipment, with over 100 classrooms, learning spaces and conference facilities requiring AV
  • Maintenance and management of over 500 mobile devices (iPad, Laptops, Mobile phones etc.)
  • Support the deployment of new applications, operating systems, and security updates
  • Provide general support for the 30+ printers and associated services across site
  • Resolve technical issues for over 1500 end-users
  • Respond to support tickets within effective amounts of time
  • Support the delivery of an effective reprographics service

In return we will Support you to gain Level 3 IT solutions Tech and pay above the apprentice wage at £5.50 per hour.

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Cleaning Operative

We have multiple opportunities for experienced Cleaning Operatives to join our friendly team with immediate effect, where you will receive a competitive salary £17,797 pa (pro rata), plus excellent benefits which include; free onsite parking, free use of our gym and swimming pool, and 27 days holiday allowance (pro rata).

As a housekeeper, you will:

  • understand and deliver your routine and periodic cleaning in accordance with company procedures and productivity requirements
  • demonstrate attention to detail to deliver quality of product and presentation
  • comply with policies and procedures set by The King’s School
  • have previous cleaning experience
  • have a warm, approachable nature and a can-do attitude
  • be a strong team player willing to lend a hand wherever needed

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 and pupils here at The King’s School.

Reporting to the Cleaning Supervisor we have the following shift patterns available:

Monday to Friday 4-8pm, all year round
Monday to Friday 5-9pm, all year round

Job Description Application Form (PDF) Application Form (DOC)

Teacher of English (January 2022)

We seek to appoint a well-qualified graduate teacher of English for January 2022. The successful applicant will have the following attributes:

  • a real passion for their subject and excellent subject knowledge,
  • the ability to inspire and encourage students in their learning and treat them as individuals,
  • an enthusiastic willingness to work collaboratively and productively as part of a team,
  • a strong commitment to the co-curricular life of the school and an appreciation of its importance in the development of young people,
  • an ability to teach both English Language and Literature to A Level.

The person appointed will be expected to contribute to all other duties normally shared by members of the department, such as marking, writing reports, setting work in case of absence, attending departmental meetings and appropriate administrative tasks. All members of the teaching staff are expected to take on duties as a Form Tutor.

Closing date: 8am Monday 7 June. Interviews will be held during the week commencing 14th June.

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