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.

CURRENT VACANCIES
Minibus Driver
Gap Assistant

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 the Teachers 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.

School Minibus Driver

Start: November 2018
Contract type: Permanent – Part time
Hours of work: Mornings and some Afternoons, term time only
Salary: £10.20 per hour

We are looking for a reliable, committed, flexible and caring Minibus Driver to transport children five mornings a week, plus some afternoons, term time only.
Applicants should have a current, clean driving licence. Please contact Sally Witts, Bursar, on 01372 723590 or office@kingswoodhouse.org for further details.

 

Gap Assistant

Start: September 2019
Contract Hours: Full Time

Details

The Gap Assistant will report to the Deputy Head and will be expected to support and complement the work of the school staff.

A flexible approach to work is required but generally we try and create a weekly programme tailored to the individual’s interests and strengths. This will include the following:

  • Follow a timetable, drawn up the Deputy Head, with lesson assistance duties, including with the Head of Sport/PE.
  • Attend and help run after-school practices for teams.
  • Assist with taking teams, both at home and away matches, which might include Saturday mornings.
  • Attend and assist at Open Mornings.
  • Assist with break time supervisory duties.
  • Give help in the Lower Prep when necessary and help with supervision when required.
  • Assist in the school office.
  • Help in any area when required if in possession of the necessary skills, e.g. ICT, Drama, Science.

We expect our Gap Assistant to:

  • Get involved in school life.
  • Set a high standard in personal behaviour, manners, appearance and promptness at all times, hence becoming a positive role model for the boys.
  • Put the Health & Safety of the pupils first.

Please contact the Bursar, Mrs Sally Witts, in the first instance, s.witts@kingswoodhouse.org or call 01372 723590.

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.

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.