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 boys academically, physically and socially for life beyond the school gate.
Kingswood House is a leading school for boys 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 currently have the following vacancies:
Head of Music
Start: September 2020Salary: Kingswood House Scale
Location: Epsom, Surrey
Contract type: Permanent
Closing Date: Friday 5 June
Interviews: By mutual arrangement – online or in person dependent upon school closure
We are seeking to appoint a dynamic Head of Music who will work across the whole school and help establish the subject up to GCSE. The post may be suitable for a talented graduate willing to undertake a teaching qualification upon appointment or a NQT. A contribution to the wider context of school life is essential and an interest in working with a broad range of pupils will be advantageous. The successful applicant will readily identify with the KHS ethos and demonstrate a passion for helping each boy to achieve his potential. 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 and Person Specification. Please note, a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role should accompany a completed Application Form and be sent to: email@example.com
Learning Support Assistant
Kingswood House School are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, qualified LSA to work part-time in our prestigious Study Centre. The school supports pupils with a range of additional needs, these include Dyslexia, Speech and Language disorders, Developmental Coordination Disorders, ADHD and ASD. A number of students have an Education, Health and Care Plan. This is an exciting opportunity to join our Learning Support Department in a nurturing environment and supportive setting. We require an enthusiastic and knowledgeable person who is keen to readily identify with the KHS ethos and demonstrate a passion for helping each boy to achieve his potential.
If interested, please contact Janet Edmondson SENCO for further details, job description and application form.
The post is term time with part time and full time positions available, up to a maximum of 30 hours per week.
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.