Job Vacancies

 

Kingswood House welcomes interest from applicants who wish to join a dynamic, forward-thinking seat of learning whose strategic direction is determined by a wish to prepare pupils academically, physically and socially for life beyond the school gate.


Kingswood House is a leading day school for pupils aged 4-16, situated in a leafy suburb of Epsom, Surrey. Accredited by ISI as “Excellent in all areas”, we are proud to deliver an outstanding all-round education with a strong emphasis on character development, transferable skills and preparation for life beyond the school gate. We are proud to have been short-listed for an Independent School of the Year Award 2022 for social mobility, having also been finalists in 2021, which gives a flavour of our holistic mind-set.

The following opportunities have arisen within the school:

 

Teacher of Maths (KS3 & 4)

 

Start: January 2023

Salary: Kingswood House Scale

Location: Epsom, Surrey

Contract type: Permanent

Interviews: By mutual arrangement

Kingswood House is a leading co-educational day school for pupils up to GCSE. Situated in a leafy suburb of Epsom, Surrey and accredited by ISI as “Excellent in all areas”, we are proud to deliver an outstanding all-round education with a strong emphasis on character development, transferable skills and preparation for life beyond the school gate.

We are seeking a passionate teacher of mathematics who enjoys working with a broad range of ability, including those with pupils with SEN. The post is suitable for a newly qualified teacher or a more experienced professional. A willingness to contribute to the wider context of school life is essential as is the demonstration of a positive, ‘can-do’ mind-set.

The successful applicant will readily identify with the KHS ethos and demonstrate a passion for helping each child to achieve their potential. This post is advertised elsewhere and the school reserves the right to make an appointment at any stage of the recruitment process.

Please note, a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role should accompany a completed application form and be sent to: headmaster@kingswoodhouse.org

Further details on the post can be found here,

Teacher of Maths Job Description

Teacher of Maths Person Specification

 

Science Technician (Part-Time 28 hours per week)

Start: October 2022 or as soon as possible

Salary: Kingswood House Scale

Location: Epsom, Surrey

Contract type: Part-Time

Closing Date: 1 September 

Interviews: At mutual convenience

 

We seek an enthusiastic Science Technician who will work in support of a growing department. The successful applicant will readily identify with the KHS ethos and demonstrate an ability to work both independently and as a part of a team. This post is advertised elsewhere and the school reserves the right to make an appointment at any stage of the recruitment process.

Please note, a short letter outlining your suitability for the role should accompany a completed Application Form and be sent to Miss Amanda Black, Head of Science, at: a.black@kingswooodhouse.org

Further details about the post can be found here Science Technician Job Description

 

Learning Support Assistant 

Start: September 2022 

Location: Epsom, Surrey

Contract type: Employed

Salary: Kingswood House own scale

Deadline: 31 August

Interview by mutual arrangement

 

We require a Learning Support Assistant to support and work with senior school pupils who have Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, and who may be in receipt of an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP). This is an exciting opportunity to join our busy Learning Support Department in a kind and very supportive setting.

If interested, please contact Miss Harriet Wilson, SENCo:

Email:  h.wilson@kingswoodhouse.org

Tel:      01372 723590

 

Peripatetic Music Teacher – Singing

Start: Autumn Term 2022

Salary: Kingswood House Scale

Location: Epsom, Surrey

Contract type: Part-Time

Closing Date: 15 September

Interviews: at mutual convenience

We seek an enthusiastic Peripatetic Music Teacher – Singing who will work across the age and ability range and help champion the department and deliver 1:1 tuition. It is an exciting time within the department as the option of Music is a popular one at GCSE.

The post is highly suitable for a newly qualified teacher and full support can be offered during the first year in post. Equally, applications from more experienced candidates will be welcomed. A contribution to the wider context of school life is essential and an interest in working within a genuinely mixed ability environment will be advantageous. The successful applicant will readily identify with the KHS ethos and demonstrate a passion for helping each boy or girl to achieve their full potential. This post is advertised elsewhere and the school reserves the right to make an appointment at any stage of the recruitment process.

Please note, a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role should accompany a completed application form and be sent to: k.foster@kingswoodhouse.org

 

 

Minibus Driver

Start: At earliest convenience

Location: Epsom, Surrey

Contract type: Employed

Hours: Part-time, term-time only

Salary: Kingswood House own scale

We require a Minibus Driver to drive one of our fleet mini-bus vehicles on a local school route picking up children and bringing them to site for 8:15am. This is an excellent opportunity to join our thriving school community and make a real contribution. Minibus training will be given, however, a full, clean driving licence is required.

If interested, please contact the Bursar, Mrs Sally Witts s.witts@kingswoodhouse.org

Tel: 01372 723590

 

September 2022

Kingswood House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and employing a workforce that reflects the cultural diversity of our society. We expect all staff to share these commitments. We offer great opportunities for professional development and further training. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

A role at this school would suit candidates who are:

Adaptable          Collaborative       Creative       Empathetic         Humorous
Intuitive              Reliable               Supportive    Tolerant

In return, Kingswood House offers a rewarding environment in which to work, with small class sizes, and plentiful opportunities for each individual to undertake appropriate personal and professional development.

There is an active and inclusive staff social network with several formal occasions, as well as many more informal events, throughout the academic year.

Kingswood House operates its own salary scale, above the maintained sector, with additional points for responsibility available at the discretion of the Headmaster. All employees are entered into a Pension Scheme unless they opt out.

New teaching or support staff are assigned a designated mentor who will take them through a robust induction process during their first year in post. The school has a proud record of supporting newly qualified teachers through their first year as well as mentoring graduates through the iPGCE programme in conjunction with the University of Buckingham.

There is a generously proportioned Staff Common Room which offers an excellent space for relaxation as well as a communal work area.

Lunches, which are of a high standard, are available to staff every day.

Accessibility to the school is very straightforward with generous parking on site whilst the mainline train station in Epsom is just a ten minute walk away.

Admissions Update re: Coronavirus

Kingswood House remains open for applications to join the school although additional
safeguards are in place to protect the interests of all parties. Please follow the link to our
admissions page in order to read more about our streamlined process and how to apply for a
place.

 

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