Staff Vacancies


Small enough to care, large enough to care


Required September 2019

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 department in beautiful rural surroundings.

We are seeking an outstanding and enthusiastic Teacher of English to join an established team of specialists in a well-resourced, successful department, to teach across Key Stages 3 & 4. A willingness to teach Year 6 may be required. The successful applicant will be a passionate English teacher with energy and commitment. This position would suit experienced teachers and those who have recently started in the profession.

All applications to be made via TES at

Closing date: Thursday 28th February 2019 and interviews will take place the following week. Contact Julie Bradley, PA to the Headmaster, if you would like to arrange an informal visit.

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).