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Career Opportunities

Our current vacancies are listed below.

Prospective staff should download and read the information and policy documents listed below.


Academic Vacancies


Teacher of Physics

Required for September 2017, an enthusiastic and well-qualified graduate to teach physics up to and including A level. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute fully to the pastoral and co-curricular life of the School.

Closing Date 9am, Tuesday 28 March 2017
Interviews will be held on 30 March 2017

Register your details to download the application pack.


Support Staff Vacancies


Catering Assistant

44 hours per week, 36 weeks per year
Shift rota including alternate Saturdays during term-time.

The School is seeking to appoint a friendly, efficient and committed individual to join our existing catering team serving meals to pupils and staff. The postholder will also assist with food preparation and will be responsible for the general cleaning of food preparation areas within the Catering Department. Proven experience of working in a catering environment is highly desirable.

Closing Date 9am, Friday 7 April 2017
Interviews will be held week commencing 10 April 2017

Applications will be considered in order of receipt and interviews may occur at any stage after applications are received. Early applications are advised and the School reserve the right to appoint at any time in the recruitment process.

Register your details to download the application pack.


Graduate Assistants

Fixed term contract: September 2017 – June 2018

From September 2017, St John’s School is looking to employ four exceptional graduates with a good degree in any discipline. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in an educational setting by contributing to the sporting and co-curricular programme of a leading co-educational independent school in the south east of England. There is also the prospect of getting involved in other aspects of school life for those who are considering a career in teaching and/or wish to take full advantage of the opportunity. There is a possibility to develop into a teaching fellow role for the right candidate.

Ideally candidates will have coaching or playing experience in a variety of sports, but those who excel in one sport will still be considered. We are particularly interested in graduates with a strong background in rugby, football or cricket.

Enthusiasm, flexibility, a positive approach to all games, the ability to work as part of a team, and a willingness to participate fully in a busy and thriving School are essential, as is a sense of humour.

Accommodation will be available and lunch is provided during term time.

Closing Date 9am, Tuesday 18 April 2017

Applications will be considered in order of receipt and interviews may occur at any stage after applications are received. Early applications are advised and the School reserve the right to appoint at any time in the recruitment process.

Register your details to download the application pack.


Examination Invigilators

Flexible Hours

The School is seeking to recruit a further pool of reliable examination invigilators to assist with the conduct of exams in May and June. Invigilation experience would be an advantage, although full training will be given. Punctuality, reliability and integrity are essential attributes.

Hours are variable between 8.30am and 5.30pm, Mon – Fri, according to exam schedules. Applications will be considered in order of receipt and interviews may occur at any stage after applications are received. Early applications are advised and the School reserve the right to appoint at any time in the recruitment process.

Closing Date 9am, Tuesday 18 April 2017
Interviews will be held week commencing 18 April 2017

Applications will be considered in order of receipt and interviews may occur at any stage after applications are received. Early applications are advised and the School reserve the right to appoint at any time in the recruitment process.

Register your details to download the application pack.


Please note that the School will not be recruiting GAP assistants for the foreseeable future.

Reg Charity No: 312064

St John’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants for all positions must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.