Saint Nicholas School is a happy and successful school for around 500 boys and girls aged 3 months-16 years. 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 School.

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
teaching staff may contribute to APTIS pension scheme
support staff may contribute to NEST pension scheme
occupational health scheme including Employee Assistance Programme
wide-ranging access to training
provision for ECTs
generous non-contact time
up to 50% fee reduction for children of staff after 1 year’s service (not applicable to Rocking Horse Nursery fees)
free lunch during term time


Current Vacancies

Teaching Staff Vacancies

All teaching applications should be made via TES

We are currently recruiting for the following teaching staff positions:


Support & Nursery Staff Vacancies

All support staff and nursery applications should be made on our official application form, which can be downloaded from the information for candidates section below, and returned to Davina Marshall, HR Manager at

We are currently recruiting for the following support staff positions:

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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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