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 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; we are moving to co-education from September 2021. 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:

 

Literacy Tutor

Start: September 2020

Location: Epsom, Surrey

 

Contract type: Employed

Salary: £25,000 PA, pro-rata, term time only

We are seeking to appoint a Specialist Dyslexia Tutor (Level 5) to work part-time in our prestigious Study Centre with the senior boys who are working towards GCSEs. This is an exciting opportunity to join our busy Learning Support Department in a kind and very supportive setting.

If interested, please contact Harriet Wilson SENCO for further details, job description and application form.

 

 

Gap Assistant / Graduate Teacher

Start: September 2020

Salary: Kingswood House Scale

Location: Epsom, Surrey

Contract type: Fixed Term for one year

Interviews: By Arrangement

Kingswood House is a leading day school for boys up to GCSE, situated in a leafy suburb of Epsom, Surrey; we are moving to co-education from September 2021. 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 an enthusiastic GAP assistant or university graduate who will primarily work in the sports department and also contribute to the wider context of school life. This may be a suitable role for a student who is considering teaching as a career in due course, and, if applicable, we can offer mentorship and support with a teaching qualification via the University of Buckingham iPGCE programme.

The successful applicant will be able to both readily identify with the KHS ethos and demonstrate a passion for helping each pupil 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

Alternatively, please contact Mr Murphy at the school, either by telephone 01372 723590 or email, for an informal conversation about the role.

 

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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