Staff Vacancies


Small enough to care, large enough to inspire


Required September 2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an inspirational, enthusiastic practitioner with a passion for teaching to join our thriving school. The successful applicant will be required to teach a class in our Lower School, Year 1 to 5, and will need to demonstrate flexibility to teach across all years in key stages 1 & 2. This post would be well suited to an experienced teacher but applicants seeking a first teaching appointment will also be considered.
A full Job Description can be found at the foot of this page. All applications to be made via TES at

The closing date is Thursday 9th May 2019 and interviews will take place during the following week.

We welcome visits from prospective applicants. Please contact Julie Bradley, PA to the Acting Headteacher, to arrange a visit –


Required Summer Term 2019

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced Learning Support Assistant to join our SEND team, to provide support for individuals and groups of pupils.

The successful candidate will be a highly professional individual, able to demonstrate excellent levels of communication with all stakeholders and articulate the attributes of the Saint Nicholas School ethos. An up to date learning support qualification is essential.

Please note that only applications submitted on an official application form will be considered. Applications to be submitted to Julie Bradley marked Private & Confidential. A full Job Description and the Application Form can be found at the foot of this page.

Closing date: Friday 26th April 2019 and interviews will take place the following week. Contact Julie if you would like to arrange to visit the school prior to application.

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 420 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.

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 – 25% PPA
  • 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).