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. 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:

 

Mathematics Teacher, Key Stage 3 & 4, Maternity Cover

Start: April 2020

Salary: Kingswood House scale

Contract type: Fixed Term (Maternity)

Application deadline: Friday 24 January

Interviews: Wednesday 29 January

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and knowledgeable Teacher of Mathematics who will work across Years 7-11 and help champion the department. A contribution to the wider context of school life is essential and an in interest in working with SEN pupils may 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: headmaster@kingswoodhouse.org

 

Year 6 Class Teacher, Key Stage 2, Maternity Cover

Start: April 2020

Salary: Kingswood House scale

Contract type: Full-Time, Fixed Term (Maternity)

Application deadline: Friday 24 January

Interviews: Wednesday 29 January

 

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Y6 Class Teacher to work in our Upper Prep Department. A contribution to the wider context of school life is essential and an interest in working with SEN boys may 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: headmaster@kingswoodhouse.org

 

Teacher of Science, Key Stage 3 & 4

Start: September 2020

Salary: Kingswood House Scale

Location: Epsom, Surrey

Contract type: Permanent

Closing Date: Friday 31 January

Interviews: Wednesday 5 February

Due to expansion, we seek an enthusiastic and knowledgeable Teacher of Science who will work across Years 7-11 and help champion the department. The post is suitable for a 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 SEN pupils may 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: headmaster@kingswoodhouse.org

Part-Time Teacher of Drama, Key Stage 2, 3 & 4

Start: September 2020

Salary: Kingswood House Scale

Location: Epsom, Surrey

Contract type: Permanent

Closing Date: Friday 31 January

Interviews: Wednesday 5 February

We are seeking to appoint a charismatic and inspirational Teacher of Drama who will build the department up to GCSE and oversee two school productions annually. The post may be suitable for a strong graduate willing to undertake a teaching qualification upon appointment or a NQT. 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: headmaster@kingswoodhouse.org

 

Exams & Compliance Officer (Part-Time)

Start: September 2020

Salary: Kingswood House Scale

Location: Epsom, Surrey

Contract type: Permanent, Part-Time (24 hours per week but full-time during the exam season – January Mocks & May-June GCSEs )

Closing Date: Friday 29 January

Interviews: Friday 7 February

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and knowledgeable Exams & Compliance Officer who will work in the Bursarial department. The post is suitable for a candidate with relevant experience or a graduate willing to undertake relevant training in post. The successful applicant will possess common sense, sound judgement and the ability to work effectively under pressure. It will be important to identify with the KHS ethos and evidence 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 Mrs Sally Witts, Bursar: s.witts@kingswoodhouse.org

 

Gap Assistant

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 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 an enthusiastic Gap Assistant who will work primarily in the sports department and contribute to the wider context of school life. This may be a suitable role for a sixth form student who is considering teaching as a career in due course. The qualities of adaptability, industry and patience will be significant and successful applicants will be able to both 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. Please note, a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role should accompany a completed Application Form and be sent to: headmaster@kingswoodhouse.org

Tel:01372 723590

www.kingswoodhouse.org

 

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.