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

If you are considering relocating to the area you may find this Moving to Chester booklet useful.


Specialist Dyslexia Teacher

Fixed term (two terms) potentially leading to permanent
We are looking for a Specialist Dyslexia Teacher to join our Learning Support Department on a part-time basis (20 hours per week).
The successful candidate will be confident at preparing and delivering both group and individual lessons to support pupils across the school. They should have experience of developing high-quality training material and resources plus experience of working with children with EAL would be desirable.
If you have the experience we are looking for, we would like to hear from you.

Closing date:  Midday Monday 1 October 2018

Further Info Download Application Form (Word) Application Form (PDF)


Assistant Rowing Coach (Fixed Term, 22 hours per week)

The School is seeking to appoint an Assistant Rowing Coach to join their popular Rowing Department from 1 October 2018. The post is a one-year position in the first instance.

The role will involve a range of coaching opportunities at the club from the J14 squads to experience with the senior squads, both boys’ and girls’, and would suit an applicant looking to move into coaching or looking to build further coaching experience. The successful candidate would ideally have a British Rowing Level 2 coaching qualification and a Level Two Powerboat qualification.

This is a part-time position, working 22 hours per week, all year round. The salary for this role is £9,016 per annum.

For further information regarding this role, please see the job description.

Closing date: 12pm on 14 September 2018

Further Info Download Application Form (Word) Application Form (PDF)


Housekeeper (Part Time, Temp 3-month contract) x 2

Starting ASAP, we require two housekeepers to join our team on a temporary 3-month basis.

Due to the needs of the School and the opening on our new Sports Centre in Autumn 2018, both of these roles have the potential to become permanent after the initial 3-month contract. Flexibility is a key requirement for both of these roles and whilst core hours of work will be 3.30pm – 6.30pm, Monday to Friday, candidates should be available to work other shifts, including weekends.

The successful candidates will be responsible to the Housekeeping Supervisor for the cleanliness of the premises to ensure the teaching staff are able to deliver the necessary educational requirements, and that the non-educational activities proceed efficiently.

For a more detailed job description, please see the attached information for applicants.

Closing date: 12pm on Friday 21st September 2018

Further Info Download Application Form (Word) Application Form (PDF)


2 x Playworker (Morning and After School) – September 2018

We now require two Playworkers to join our busy and popular Larks and Owls Club.

Starting in September 2018, this is a part time role, working 20 hours per week, 7.30am – 8.30am and 3pm – 6pm, Monday to Friday, term time only. The salary for this role is £6,557 p.a.

You will need to have experience of working with children and have an understanding of how to create the right environment to allow constructive, co-operative and stimulating play opportunities.

Closing date: 12pm on Friday 17th August 2018

Further Info Download Application Form (Word) Application Form (PDF)


Facilities Operator (Flexible Working Bank Staff)

The King’s School Chester are looking to appoint flexible, hard-working, enthusiastic, reliable, honest and committed Facilities Operators who will ensure that our children learn in a safe, clean, healthy and inspiring environment.

You will be an important member of our school team and have a positive approach to this key role.

Are you:

  • Dedicated, hardworking and take pride in your high standard of work?
  • A team player who is friendly and professional, relating well to adults and children?
  • Are you responsible, flexible and reliable with a good understanding of health and safety requirements?
  • Have good interpersonal skills and be able to work on your own initiative?
  • Are you prepared to undertake a range of varied activities?

Please apply by sending your cv to recruitment@kingschester.co.uk.

For further information on the role, please email Head of Estates on mwj@kingschester.co.uk


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