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 up to GCSE, 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.

The following opportunities have arisen within the school:

 

Study Centre SEND Secretary

Full time during term-time and two weeks per annum during school holidays

 

Start: September/October 2022 TBC by mutual arrangement

Salary: Kingswood House Scale

Location: Epsom, Surrey

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date for applications: 5pm, Wednesday 8th June 2022

Interviews: By mutual arrangement

 

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 seeking to appoint a well-qualified graduate, with relevant experience, who will work in support of our busy Study Centre department. A readiness to contribute to the wider context of school life may be advantageous as will evidence of strong written and oral communication and ICT skills. The successful applicant will readily identify with the KHS ethos and demonstrate initiative as well as a strong team ethic. This post is advertised elsewhere and the school reserves the right to make an appointment at any stage of the recruitment process.

Further information is available in the  Job Description.  Please note, a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role should accompany a completed Application Form and be sent to Miss Harriet Wilson, Head of Study Centre: h.wilson@kingswoodhouse.org

 

Peripatetic Music Teacher – Singing

Start: September 2022

Salary: Kingswood House Scale

Location: Epsom, Surrey

Contract type: Part-Time

Closing Date: Wednesday 18th May

Interviews: Monday 23rd May (or earlier 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

 

 

Education Health and Care Plan Administrative Assistant

Part-time during term time and two weeks (pro rata) per annum during school holidays

Start: 1st September 2022

Salary: Kingswood House Scale

Location: Epsom, Surrey

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date for applications: 5pm, Wednesday 8th June 2022

Interviews: By mutual arrangement

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified graduate, with relevant experience, who will work in support of our busy Study Centre and Bursary department. A readiness to contribute to the wider context of school life may be advantageous as will evidence of strong written and oral communication and ICT skills. The successful applicant will readily identify with the KHS ethos and demonstrate initiative as well as a strong team ethic. This post is advertised elsewhere and the school reserves the right to make an appointment at any stage of the recruitment process.

Further information is available in the Job Description. Please note, a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role should accompany a completedApplication Form and be sent to Miss Harriet Wilson, Head of Study Centre: h.wilson@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

 

May 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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