Staff Vacancies

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Small enough to care, large enough to inspire

We would love to hear from you if you are an inspirational, dynamic and creative individual who makes learning fun, and is looking to join a supportive and enthusiastic team in beautiful rural surroundings. 

Part-time Lunchtime and Playground Supervisor required as soon as possible

We are seeking a patient, dedicated and enthusiastic individual who enjoys working with children, to fulfil our vacancy for a Lunchtime and Playground Supervisor.

The successful candidate will be required to assist pupils with their lunch and to supervise pupils in the playground. The post is part-time 11.15am-2.30pm, term time only plus up to six staff training days. There is the possibility of additional hours from 3.45pm-6.00pm, to supervise our after school provision.

Experience of working in a school environment would be useful as would a basic knowledge of first aid, or a willingness to undertake training as necessary.

Only applications made on an official application form will be considered; an application form and the full Job Description can be downloaded below.

Deadline to apply: Tuesday 29th September 2020.

Full-time Estate Worker required as soon as possible

We are seeking to appoint an Estate Worker to join our friendly team, to undertake a range of gardening and general maintenance duties and to drive the school mini bus as required. No previous experience is necessary, but a willingness and commitment to do what is necessary to keep the school grounds and buildings immaculate and in good order will be essential. The successful candidate will possess an excellent attendance and timekeeping record and will be able to undertake the physical demands of the role.

Only applications made on an official application form will be considered; an application form and the full Job Description can be downloaded below.

Deadline to apply: Tuesday 29th September 2020.

Joining our school community

Thank you for your interest in joining the team at Saint Nicholas School.

Saint Nicholas is a happy and successful school for around 460 boys and girls aged 2½ -16. The school is situated in attractive grounds in a delightful, rural setting. There is a friendly, supportive atmosphere in the school and working conditions and facilities are excellent. The school is located close to London and Cambridge with direct train access to both, as well as being a short drive from Stansted Airport and the London Underground via Epping. 

You will be joining a friendly, hard working school with a clear commitment to high achievement for all its pupils. Classes have a maximum of twenty pupils in Lower School and twenty-two in Middle and Upper.

We can offer you:

  • a successful academic environment
  • well-motivated pupils
  • small class sizes
  • modern and plentiful resources
  • pleasant and spacious buildings
  • a variety of staff opportunities
  • continuation of TPA pension
  • wide-ranging access to training
  • provision for NQTs
  • generous non-contact time
  • up to 50% fee reduction for children of staff
  • free lunch.

We respect the hard work and commitment demonstrated by everyone at Saint Nicholas School and we are proud of the caring and mutually supportive atmosphere.

Saint Nicholas School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and other vulnerable groups and expects all staff, parents and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff and volunteers, where appropriate, will be required to complete our safer recruitment checks including qualifications; references; enhanced DBS and barred list; proof of identity; right to work in the UK; overseas, EEA and prohibition checks. New employees will be required to submit a Staff Self Declaration form (referring to disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006 as amended in 2018).

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